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Hemingway tour presentation from havana


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Hemingway tour presentation from havana

  1. 1. Hemingway Tour
  2. 2. Visit to Finca Vigia (Vig ia Farmhouse) which the famous American writer Ernest Hemingway owned. He lived in the house from mid 1939 to 1960, renting it at first, and then buying it in December, 1940 after he married his third wife Martha Gellhorn.
  3. 3. Walking tour of the fishermen’s village, Cojimar, where Hemingway found the inspiration for “ The Old Man and the Sea" 1951.
  4. 4. Hemingway and sons Patrick (left) and Gregory, with three cats at Finca Vig ia ca. 1942 - 1943. The Hemingways kept cats in Cuba from 1942 to1960.
  5. 5. Visit to room No. 511 at Ambos Mundos Hotel. It was home to the writer for seven years in the 1930s before moving to Finca Vigía. It was there where Hemingway began the first chapter of his novel "For Whom the Bell Tolls", about the Spanish Civil War. Much of the rest was written later in Finca Vig ia . Visit includes a cocktail.
  6. 6. Ernest Hemingway in the cabin of his boat Pilar, off the coast of Cuba. Visit to Las Terrazas Restaurant, temple of the author and the Captain of his boat, Gregorio Fuentes.
  7. 7. Visit to the former Havana Nautical Club, located at Port Avenue.
  8. 8. Visit La Bodegita del Medio Restaurant La Bodeguita del Medio is a typical restaurant-bar. It is very famous and touristy for the personalities that have patronized it including Hemingway.
  9. 9. Mojito was Hemingway's favorite drink at La Bodeguita del Medio.
  10. 10. Visit to El Floridita. The establishment is famous for its daiquiris and for having being one of the favourite hangouts of Ernest Hemingway in Havana.
  11. 11. Statue of Hemingway inside El Floridita next to a photo of him awarding Fidel Castro a prize in a fishing contest in 1960 (after the Cuban revolution) on the wall.
  12. 12. El Floridita interior
  13. 13. Ernest and Martha Hemingway with Spencer Tracy at the bar corner in El Floridita,1955.
  14. 14. Daiquiri was his favorite drink at El Floridita
  15. 15. On display at La Bodeguita del Medio
  16. 16. Departures: Monday--Saturday 9:00 a.m. Sunday 2:00 p.m. Price: 32.00 GBP More info. at: