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It is impossible to visit Havana and not getting caught our attention on those peculiar machines that travel its streets. Known as Yank Tanks, or popularly called Almendrones, constitute one of the most representative icons of the city stopped in time, the ability to keep going not knowing how. Havana’s landscape protagonists, with more than half a century onstage, survived it all that has happened between nature and human being.

Majestic mutants; once created in Detroit, powered today by six Russian cylinders. Evidence of life after death, prove of mechanical reincarnation and theory of the perpetual mobile. "Eppur si muove" according to Galilei.

Words & Photos: Eduardo Bermúdez 





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