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New Conservation Effort Aims To Protect Papa’s Papers : NPR

  Ernest Hemingway wrote The Old Man and the Sea here at the Finca Vigia, his home outside Havana. Joe Raedle/Getty Images
Ernest Hemingway wrote The Old Man and the Sea here at the Finca Vigia, his home outside Havana. Joe Raedle/Getty Images

It’s been a year since the U.S. and Cuba began normalizing relations. Tourism, business and cultural exchanges are booming. And there is another curious benefactor of those warmer ties — Ernest Hemingway, or at least, his legacy. The writer lived just outside of Havana for 20 years, and that house, called the Finca Vigia, has long been a national museum.

Source: New Conservation Effort Aims To Protect Papa’s Papers : NPR

Exclusive Video Interview with Hemingway’s Chef in Cuba | Cuba Journal

Fico, Ernest Hemingway’s chef in Cuba, discusses life and activity around Hemingway’s home, the Finca Vigia

Source: Exclusive Video Interview with Hemingway’s Chef in Cuba | Cuba Journal