Sunday, December 13, 2009

The cats at the Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum in Key West Florida

In 1935, Ernest Hemingway received a cat named "Snowball" while living and writing in Key West, Florida. "Snowball" had paws featuring six toes and became the first of a long line of felines that continues to make the Hemingway Home and Museum one of the most popular visitor attractions in the Florida Keys. Today, around 50 cats remain on the property.

Friday, December 11, 2009

Inside Ernest Hemingway’s home (Finca vigia) in Cuba

It has been seventy years since author Ernest Hemingway first moved to Cuba. However, his home there where he wrote For Whom the Bell Tolls and the Old Man and the Sea is now in the process of being restored.