The island of Cuba – with its vibrant rhythms, assorted panorama, and wealthy heritage of literature and dance – wins over many travellers, who return again and again. Three hours west of Havana, Santa Clara is finest known to outsiders as the place where Che Guevara made his name throughout the Cuban Revolution and was later laid to relaxation. Use the considerably complicated however low-cost local shared taxis, or split a 1950’s vacationer taxi with other vacationers.
Cuban immigration won’t stamp your passport, and the US Government won’t ever know you visited Cuba. Stay at casa particulares (homes of local Cubans, that is all we stayed in on our journey to Cuba), eat at local restaurants, and help local Cuban companies.
In the event you’re travelling from the US to Cuba, see our US journey recommendation for entry conditions. Being Cuban, and still dwelling within the country, we are inclined to see lots of lies unfold all over the Internet about life here. The Cuban government permits some residents to lease the spare rooms of their properties for additional income, and as a traveler, you get a extra local expertise.
Many in style cruise strains service Cuba, or feature stopovers and day journeys to Cuban ports as a part of their itinerary. Lot’s of info about Cuba, I have been twice now and still haven’t accomplished Havana, subsequent time for sure. Vivian, like you I’m Cuban but gave up a very long time ago making an attempt to elucidate to other folks what Cuba is about and they will by no means understand it because they see Cuba as a uncommon attraction.