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Varadero Cuba

Cuba’s history is turbulent and the various occupying forces have been the Spanish, the British, the US, and then Spain once again, until in 1902 the Republic of Cuba was created.

varadero cuba

This area is favoured by the majority of visitors to Cuba probably because of its reputation as a “safe option”. Plenty of sun, sea, sand and water sports; the closest major resort to Havana. Lots of Italians, Spanish and Canadians. Read the rest of this entry

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Havana Cuba

Situated on the north coast of the island and built around a natural island, Havana (La Habana), is one of the most lively and colourful cities in the Caribbean. The historic old town, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, is fast becoming a tourist Mecca.
Havana Cuban Cigar - Cohiba Siglo III Box of 5
The Spanish left behind some superb colonial architecture and many of the great buildings and grand plazas have been restored to their former glory, but much of Havana’s charm can be found among the narrow, cobbled alleys packed with crumbling buildings and fascinating people. Read the rest of this entry