Interesting facts about Cuba. Cuba is one of the most interesting countries in the World with decades of history, turmoil, change and perseverance. The US Embargo alone is enough to pique the interest of even the most laid back traveler. We recently traveled to Cuba under the new General License relaxation and couldn’t help but accrue some interesting facts about Cuba. Click to read the full travel blog post at http://www.divergenttravelers.com/interesting-facts-about-cuba/
The Bay of Pigs was an American attempt to overthrow the newly established communist government in Cuba by training and sending Cuban rebels. The coup ended up in a disaster due to the lack of support by the Americans. The incident was an embarrassment for the U.S. and ultimately led to Castro pleading for Soviet aid (Cuban Missile Crisis).
Planning on heading off to Cuba now that the embargo is lifted. Before you head off, here are ten things you should know to make the most of your trip and to have a better cultural understanding. Enjoy your travels to Cuba.
chicademartinica: auntada: “Types of Women, Martinique” Source: Robert Hill Thomas, Cuba and Porto Rico: with the other islands of the West Indies: their topography, climate, flora, products, industries, cities, people, political conditions, etc., opp. Pg. 352. 1899. OMG !