5 x Hemingway-ando in Havana

1) Finca Vigía

This is the house where Hemingway lived the longest, from 1939 till 1960. He wrote several books here including The Old Man and the Sea. Drink a cocktail Vigía (guarapo, pineapple and lemon) before leaving. Gabriel García Marquez once said that when a writer has several residences his real home is where his books are. Hemingway had a library of more than 9000 books so it’s safe to say that if we believe in Marquez’s adage Hemingway was happy in this place.

Ernest Hemingway's Finca Vigia

Follow Carretera Central from Havana for 12,5 km until San Francisco de Paula

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