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Tips For Travelling in Havana, Cuba…

November 17, 2016

This year the destination dejour is Cuba and having my friend Shailyn from Earthuncovered a regular visitor and advocate of the beautiful, contradictory and patience testing country it was on my list too.  I have returned from two weeks wandering along the set tourist path; Havana, Vinales, Trinidad and Varadero staying in hotels, airbnb, casa’s and all inclusive resorts.  We tried nearly every type of transport possible; government taxis, classic cars in various states of repair, local taxis we weren’t meant to be able to get in (it was an accident and we overpaid!), tourist buses, coco’s (modified mopeds) and bicycles.  Havana is a bustling city, reminding me of Phuket in Thailand with a little less hassling from locals, plenty of hit and miss food locations, Cubans out on the street gossiping at all hours, repairing their furniture or watching the world go by.

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