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10 Things To Do in and Around Havana Cuba
Here are some tips if you're traveling to Cuba. 10 Things you can do in and around Havana. First a little Background: Havana was founded by the Spanish in the 16th century and due to its strategic location it served as a springboard for the Spanish conquest of the continent becoming a stopping point for the treasure laden Spanish Galleons on the crossing between the New World and the Old World. King Philip II of Spain granted Havana the title of City in 1592. (from Wikipedia_) The sinking of the U.S. battleship Maine in Havana's harbor in 1898 was the...
Tips for Passport Holders Traveling to Cuba
I waved my hand as if to say, "it's okay, I want you to." Again, the woman, an older version of the brown-eyed girl I saw on the way in, refused. Rather than push the issue, I sat down to wait for the flight.
Traveling to Cuba from the U.S.A.
How do so many tourists from the U.S. go to Cuba without the proper visa? Well, I will say I've never done it illegally (dusts chip on shoulder.) I did run into several Americans down there who were traveling incognito and I got the skinny from one guy, Danny.