September 6, 2007

Chiles and His Florida: Havana

Havana didn't have as much personality as I hoped when I visited last weekend, so I didn't stay long. It looked like most folks felt the same way when they got there. Main Street was almost bare and antique shops looked dead. Supposedly, thousands and thousands of people descend on Havana each year in search of the best antiques. It didn't look much more active than Monticello or Chattahoochee, though. I'm guessing it's a winter town that thrives on flocks of antique-crazy snowbirds.

The rest of the pics will come tomorrow. For now, Main Street, rural Florida. This is what happens when you take the one sustaining industry--tobacco--out of Havana:

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