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Sabor de Cuba (Havana) - Havana, Cuba colorful capital, is known for the Spanish colonial architecture of its 16th-century Old Havana core, including Castillo de la Real fort, now a maritime museum, and the pre-revolutionary Capitolio. 1950s American-made cars line the city streets and rumba groups play in the painted alley Callejón de Hamel. Salsa emanates from clubs and cabaret is still performed at the famed Tropicana

Cuban cigars and vintage cars, charismatic cities and Havana Club rum. This former Spanish colony of African, European and Caribbean heritage has been infused with music, shaken with slavery and flavoured with revolutionary spirit. So trek past the tobacco farms, hike in the hills and sleep in a hacienda, or stretch out on the sand, salsa in Santiago and tap your toes in Trinidad. Here's our Cuba Travel Guide.

This biography of a runaway slave is arguably the best-known book to have been written and published in revolutionary Cuba. It is the testimonial narrative of Esteban Montejo, a former slave, runaway, and soldier in the Cuban wars of independence. Montejo provides a first-hand account of slavery in 19th century Cuba: language, religion, music, customs, life in the sugar plantations and mills.