I believe you know habana better then me...
This picture was taken 3 years ago, and I only remember it was in front of an open market, where they sell old books, handcraft t-shirts and things like that.
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You placed the picture several miles west, in the Miramar area.
Malecon is between the Habana Bay and east of the Almendares river.
Indeed I grew up over there, and enjoy visiting "virtually" using Google Earth/Panoramio.
Many tourists, including a lot of Cubans, place the pictures way off the correct locations, I have seen beaches in the center of the Island !
Thanks for all the pictures.
Thanks for you indication, Idid accept your correction.
Do you recognize the place I describe? the Market I told about?
Did you check also my other pictures of Cuba?
I Guess that one or twoo would be missplaced.
That market did not exist when I lived in Cuba; but any Cuban from Habana can tell you where the Malecon is at (wall alongside the coast).
When I lived over there they had hardcore Communism and it was illegal for anyone to sell anything. Those markets are only a few years old.
In Google Earth there is a flea-market shown across the Malecon at Avenue D, which looks like the market you are talking about, to be precise this is about 1 mile west from where we just relocated the foto.
But at least the foto now is over the Malecon, in the right neighborhood, before it was in another town !
Thanks for your pictures.
Yes, at least now it is in correct neibourghood.
When I locate the picture, I was trying to remmeber the place, and didn't recognize anythign.
That photo has been placed( in Miramar ) in Google Earth far away from the real location( in Vedado 3ra /D y E) it have to be .Please relocate that.
I am not sure I can replace it in the correct location, cause I didn't identifie teh palce in google earth, but I can tell you I took it in front of a tradicional market of many different things, from t-shirts to handycraft, in the Malecon, I really don't remeber where really it was, if you can hlep me and give me the correct coordinates I will replace it.
The correct coorinates are:
Lat 23° 8'35.88"N
Thanks a lot ecobio.
I just update the position, guess now everybody agree with this one.
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Photo taken in Havana, Cuba
Misplaced? Suggest new location