is the word for downpour in Spanish, when I remember right. These photos were taken during a downpour in the Cuban town of Cardenas. In 1992, a time of utmost scarcity on the island, horse carriages were a major means of transport. Petrol was hard to come by, so the famous old, petrol guzzling American cars were rare. For the real thing, I recommend Steve McCurry’s book “Monsoon”, there are some photos on his website:

There is a famous picture of Steve McCurry in action for the Monsoon series. Together with some other interesting information it can be found here…

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