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VIDEO: A Convertible Taxi in Havana, Cuba

Above: a convertible taxi in Havana, Cuba

Sure, you may have seen the old 1950s Chevrolet taxis. But Havana’s taxi drivers operate the world’s most eclectic fleet — and it extends far beyond American made.

You’re likely to see scores of vintage automobiles, from the aforementioned Chevys to Soviet Ladas to, well, 1960s-era Alfa Romeo spider convertibles.

If you can find a fare in the latter, pictured above, you’ll get one of the better ways to see the sights and sounds along the Malecon in Havana.

Here’s what riding in one is like:

VIDEO: A Convertible Taxi in Havana, Cuba was last modified: February 29th, 2016 by