All hail Cuban Black-Marketing Tactics – the Fabled Day of the Cooperatives: Cuban Cigars #AloCubano

#AloCubano 2 - Cuban Cigars Black Market

The morning began uneventfully with a hearty Cuban breakfast and some much-needed coffee. Our first official day in Havana, Cuba. Still somewhat flustered by all the cat-calls – !Hola Guapa! !Mi Vida! !You are so beautiful!  – and the jetlag from our 13 hour flight, my sister and I set out from our comfy casa […]

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#AloCubano – The Many faces of Cuba – Experiencing the Tourist Bubble and How it was still an Experience of a Life Time

The many faces of Cuba

“¡Hola guapa! Hola leche. ¡Mi vida! I love you. Taxi. Taxi. ¡Flaca! Tss. Tss. You are so beautiful. Taxi or boyfriend?!” This is just a collection of the addresses you hear when you are two women travelling through Cuba. Besides the more unisex questions like: “Do you need casa? Gran Ma. Gran Ma. Is this […]

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