Trinidad (English: Trinity), a UNESCO world heritage site in south-central Cuba, is home to colorful buildings in a winding labyrinth of narrow streets. As in much of Cuba, the town offers visions of colonial charm and examples of unsightly decay. Once a center for the Caribbean sugar trade, Trinidad now depends upon income from tourism and tobacco processing.

All photos by Matthew Townsend

 

This photo essay is the second of three parts in a series on Cuba. Part three will take a closer look at the Episcopal Church in Cuba and the work of the task force considering reintegration of the church with the Episcopal Church in the United States.

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