An old green Pontiac parked on the colourful backstreets of Old Havana (Graeme Green)
List Words : Graeme Green | 03 March

Photo gallery: Shades of street life in Havana, Cuba

Feast your eyes on the street art, classic cars and famous cigars of Cuba's capital – where life is always colourful

A local artist works on illustrations to sell to tourists on Empedrado (Graeme Green)

A local artist works on illustrations to sell to tourists on Empedrado (Graeme Green)

Two men sharing a bottle of rum and a chat at the bottom of the artist-filled boulevard Paseo del Prado (Graeme Green)

Two men sharing a bottle of rum and a chat at the bottom of the artist-filled boulevard Paseo del Prado (Graeme Green)

Balcony view looking down on road, busy with blue cars and a blue bike-taxi (Graeme Green)

Balcony view looking down on road, busy with blue cars and a blue bike-taxi (Graeme Green)

A local man waits for his bus, leaning against a window with a poster of Fidel (Graeme Green)

A local man waits for his bus, leaning against a window with a poster of Fidel (Graeme Green)

A pastry chef takes a cigar break from a doorway on Empedrado (Graeme Green)

A pastry chef takes a cigar break from a doorway on Empedrado (Graeme Green)

Local boys sharing sweets through the window on the backstreets of Havana (Graeme Green)

Local boys sharing sweets through the window on the backstreets of Havana (Graeme Green)

An artist at work, carefully producing pencil drawings to sell to tourists (Graeme Green)

An artist at work, carefully producing pencil drawings to sell to tourists (Graeme Green)

An old green Pontiac parked on the colourful backstreets of Old Havana (Graeme Green)

An old green Pontiac parked on the colourful backstreets of Old Havana (Graeme Green)

Football is taken seriously on the streets of Havana. Here, a local boy calls for the ball to be passed (Graeme Green)

Football is taken seriously on the streets of Havana. Here, a local boy calls for the ball to be passed (Graeme Green)

A 'Cuba' street sign on a crumbly street corner wall (Graeme Green)

A 'Cuba' street sign on a crumbly street corner wall (Graeme Green)

A photographer specialising in taking old-style black and white portraits of tourists on Parque Central (Graeme Green)

A photographer specialising in taking old-style black and white portraits of tourists on Parque Central (Graeme Green)

Man walking past the crumbly, colourful exterior of Somos Cuba restaurant (Graeme Green)

Man walking past the crumbly, colourful exterior of Somos Cuba restaurant (Graeme Green)

Graeme Green is a photographer and journalist. For more photographs see graeme-green.com or follow him on Instagram at instagram.com/graeme.green. He travelled in Havana, Cuba with Journey Latin America (0203 811 6079) who arrange tours of Cuba and in countries throughout Latin America.