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Strange Statues in Cuba

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TweetEverything about Cuba is unexpected – it defies all rationality. The country has a monopoly on the misunderstood and that includes strange statues. While a lot of the art has heavy political connotations – some of it is just downright …

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The Museo del Chocolate in Havana

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TweetHavana is a fabulous city but sometimes it feels like an assault on the senses. After a couple of hours in the baking heat, crowded streets and hectic atmosphere I’d usually feel like retreating to a cool sanctuary. Luckily we …

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Street Art in Havana

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TweetIn the consumerist vacuum created by the communist state in Cuba, various forms of art such as music, dance and painting have all thrived. Havana is without doubt one of the most photogenic cities in the world, as the sharp …

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Blaze a Trail to Cienfuegos

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TweetJulia Pamilih tells Cuban Life about her trip to Cienfuegos. Cienfuegos (or literally ‘100 fires’) is a gem tucked away on the south coast of Cuba. Its waterfront setting and Neoclassical colonial buildings make it the perfect respite from the …

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How to sail from America to Cuba

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TweetSailing to Cuba conjures up visions of pristine tropical waters, pirates and rum. As one of the few Americans lucky enough to enjoy this adventure, Krystal Douglas tells Cuban Life what’s really involved: Growing up in Florida with a gypsy-souled …

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The Field of Play

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TweetWhile Cuba and America have vastly different ideologies, there is at least one major passion they have in common – baseball. Watching baseball in Cuba is a unique cultural experience. Cubans go crazy for the game – which may be …