Cars Of Cuba

Author: Cristina García
Publisher: Harry N. Abrams
Size: 48.22 MB
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Cars of Cuba - with an introduction by Cristina Garcia, author of the novel Dreaming in Cuban, and fifty-three color photographs by Joshua Greene - is a visit to the greatest American car museum in the world!

Chariots Of Chrome

Author: Simon Bell
Publisher: Boston Mills Pr
ISBN: 9781550463941
Size: 30.50 MB
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A pictorial look at the vintage American cars still in use in Cuba.

Cuba Cars And Cigars

Author: Martin Bowman
Publisher: Fonthill Media
ISBN: 9781781556191
Size: 36.45 MB
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Trucks include Fords, a Fargo, Dodges and Chevys, not forgetting cigars, street urchins, and the lovely ladies of Havana. All of these are uniquely photographed, written and compiled by 'our man in Havana'.

Classic Cars Of Cuba

Author: Wayne Gerard Trotman
Publisher: Red Moon Productions Limited
ISBN: 9780956787255
Size: 68.78 MB
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In this beautiful book, Wayne Gerard Trotman captures the romance, beauty and nostalgia of the classic cars of Cuba, iconic symbols of a quintessentially Cuban, time-warped dream.

Che S Chevrolet Fidel S Oldsmobile

Author: Richard Schweid
Publisher: Univ of North Carolina Press
ISBN: 0807888621
Size: 64.92 MB
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Journalist Richard Schweid, who traveled throughout the island to research the story of motor vehicles in Cuba today and yesterday, gets behind the wheel and behind the stereotype in this colorful chronicle of cars, buses, and trucks.

Heroes Of The Revolution

Author: Robert Polidori
Publisher: Edel Germany GmbH
ISBN: 3937406131
Size: 61.80 MB
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Music CD's: Accompanied by original Cuban music - including the stars from Buena Vista Social Club Company Segundo, and Omara Portuodo; The Book summons up mellow memories of glamorous days in old Havana.


Author: Richard A. Crooker
Publisher: Infobase Publishing
ISBN: 1438104979
Size: 72.80 MB
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Cars and Bicycles Cubans drive on the right side of the road, as Americans do,
and speed limits are similar to those in the United States: 25 miles per hour (40
kilometers per hour) in residential areas and around schools and 55 miles per
hour (90 kilometers per hour) on freeways. Driving is more hazardous in rural
areas: one must watch for slow-moving horse drawn carriages, ox carts, free-
ranging animals, and tractors. There were 125,000 registered passenger cars in
Cuba in 1955.

Cuba Going Back

Author: Tony Mendoza
Publisher: University of Texas Press
ISBN: 0292788150
Size: 18.11 MB
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American cars are all 1959 model cars and older. They can be sold, since they
were originally owned and not given by the state. But those cars are expensive,
at least $1,000 if the car is running, and very few people in Cuba have $1,000. So
many taxi drivers drive cars illegally, using cars that belong to their parents or are
borrowed, loaned, or rented, and the profits are split. Basically, anyone with
access to a car will take you anywhere for a fee. Cars in Cuba are money


Author: Susan Hughes
Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company
ISBN: 9780778793250
Size: 45.98 MB
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There are few cars on Cuba's streets. Cuba does not have the materials and
factories to build new cars, nor the money to import cars from places such as
Japan or Germany. In addition, because of the trade embargo, Cubans cannot
buy new cars from the United States and fuel is very expensive. Cars in Cuba are
40 or 50 years old. Instead of driving, people usually travel by bicycle, bus, or foot
. There are also three-wheeled bicycle taxis. The driver sits on a bicycle seat and
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