Cubans walk everywhere and it helps them stay fit. That must contribute to Cubans' average life expectancy - 75 years for men, almost 80 for women.
The average is 77.45 for men and women, ranking 55th in the world, according to the CIA's World Factbook. Life expectancy in the U.S. averages 78.11 and ranks 50th.
The woman and child shown above were walking past the Partagas Cigar Factory, behind the Capitolio.
Partagas, along Calle Industria, is reputed to be Cuba's oldest cigar factory.