The photos from the Winter 2000 UK brigade
Some of these photos have been converted into a format suitable for desktop wallpaper. here is a collection of desktop wallpapers related to the Winter 2000 UK brigade.
Sign in the campamento [Who wakes up to Cuba today wakes up all the time - Jose Marti]
Brigadistas outside shop talking to kids
Brigadistas outside shop talking to kids on street
There was an old lady who swallowed a fly...
Kid on a thing with wheels
Colourful picture of small house with garden
A Cuban toilet with a frog
Close up of the frog in the toilet from previous photo
Brigadistas and campamentos having a leisurly drink at night
Brigadistas sitting in front of a dormitory. Miranda is looking a bit bored because she's trapped and if she tries to escape, she'll fall over a pair of legs.
Brigadistas investigating a banana tree
Introducing Mr and Mrs crocodile
A lizard hiding in a bus (guagua) roof-window
Close up of the lizard from previous photo
A Cuban beach (water view)
A Cuban beach (side view)
A Cuban river (view from the hut)
Crocodiles and turtles living in perfect harmony
View inside a dormitory
A bust of Jose Marti
The compañeros group photo
The main-compañeros group photo
The UK Brigadistas group photo #1
The UK Brigadistas group photo #2
The UK Brigadistas group photo #3
Introducing the deputy photographer
The posse who went to the same school together in front of Jose Marti and the Cuban flag
Andrei in front of Jose Marti and the Cuban flag
A view accross the main camp-area towards the bar with the UK brigade banner in the foreground
Picture of the dormitory. Apparently, when someone said "mornin'" , the reply was "Nah, just looking at the ground"
A lizard on a chair
A guinea pig
A big thingy of Che Guevara
The bronze statue of John Lennon (or should that be a statue of a bronze John Lennon?)
It's the crack of dawn, and the brigadistas are clustered around the guaguas
And here's Andrei, complete with water-bottle, colourful T-shirt, and an extra hat
More brigadistas posing before they set off for work (as you can see, the Cuban diseases have started to take their toll)
A russian solidarity monument passed on the way to work
The brigadistas heading to work
The school the brigadistas passed on the way to work
The brigadistas still heading to work (getting there)
Let's pick orange!
It's raining oranges - haleleujah!
Great big pile of oranges
Oranges in the cart with orange tree in the background
Lets go for a ride with the oranges
Break time amongst the oranges
The orange groves viewed from a small distance
The veterans of "La Revolucion" came to give us a talk
It's the next day and the brigadistas are heading back to work
The brigadistas have made it at last
An insect pretending to be a branch
Carrying a sack of oranges
Brigadista hiding in an orange-tree
Brigadistas slowly getting ready to wave oranges in the air
close up of brigadista with orange on head (from previous photo)
The crocodiles hugging
Dinner at the campamento. Some musicians have come along to enhance the eating-esperience.
What started off as a pleasant drink...
... quickly got a bit out of hand.
Help! Help! It's me that's meant to be eating the oranges, not the other way round.
Come - let us celebrate another successful orange harvest by sitting on the orange-trailer.
A Cuban bull, cart, and farmer.
Patrick! Wake up!
We're sorry, but thanks to the weather, you can't do any work today, but not to worry, the chairs are in a nice floral arrangment.
Salsa lesson - how to do the Conga
Salsa lesson - and here's how it should be done!
A frog resting on a brigadista's hat
An attempt was made to take a close-up photo of the frog, but that was thwarted when the frog jumped on to the photographer, so here instead is the frog from the previous photo zoomed.
Brigadistas sitting outside the dormitories - "Rowan - it's OK - we were only kidding about the frog on your hat!"
The hotel Havana Libre
A bar in Havana featuring a brigadista startled by being near two cameras at once.
Brigadistas and Cubans mixing freely in the Havana bar
Viñales view #1
Viñales view #2
Viñales view #3
Viñales view #4
Viñales top-of-the-valley souvenir shop
The middle of a hut in Viñales
The edge of a hut in Viñales
View of some hit in Viñales
Viñales: descending the hill to the caves
Viñales: Entered the caves
Viñales: Some mouldy stones in the caves
Viñales: The Norwegians pay their 'respects' to the cave.
Viñales: Actually, this is a map - not a new life-form as someone suggested
Viñales: The Cuban equivalent of the boat accross the river Styx
Viñales: Ignorance is bliss
Viñales: Leaving the cavernous cavern by boat #1
Viñales: Leaving the cavernous cavern by boat #2
Viñales: Leaving the cavernous cavern by boat #3
Viñales: Leaving the cavernous cavern by boat #4
Viñales: The outside the tunnel before the waterfall bit.
Viñales: - Sugar cane being squeezed in a sugar-cane squeezer
Viva la cocnut!!!
Viñales (also available as desktop wallpaper)
A Cuban motorway
Scene from behind the motorway rest-stop
The fine Cuban art of guagua racing
International evening - The Belgians doing their performance
International evening - Revolutionary Danes
International evening - The Finns about to frow boots at the audience
International evening - Boris and Liber were taught some weird kind of dance
A dormitory photo - pose time
A dormitory photo - after pose time
Cuban insect on a tree
Close-up of the Cuban insect from previous photo
The same Cuban insect being held
The main foyer of the hotel Havana Libre
A brigadista eating a 'Las-Ramplas' burger
Close-up of the brigadista eating a 'Las-Ramplas' burger from the prevois photo
Havana by night - busy road with a huge guagua
Havana by night - some buildings
A Cuban breakfast
Two brigadistas in love
Washing-line based musical entertainment
A view of a dormitory from a bed
Laying flowers at the Artemista monument
Mosaic at Artemista (right)
Mosaic at Artemista (left)
Graffitti (?) on a tree at Artemista
A Cuban feast layed on for us at Artemista
Ants carrying stuff
One of the more exotic Cuban suppers
One of the more exotic Cuban lunches (you get the idea...)
The collective birthdaycelebrations of those who'se birthdays were during the period of the brigades
Monument to the heroes of the revolution in Havana
A building in Havana that looks so nice you could eat it (or at least you'd eat it if you'd been faced with Cuban cuisine for two weeks)
The same building from the previous photo viewed from round the corner
Buildings in a street with a huge guagua
The hotel Capitolio - copied from the White-House. Apparently, this is where Havana's only Internet-cafe lies
Market in Havana
A view inside Havana trainstation
That part of Havana hidden behind the trainststion
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