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Cuba, part V: The best tobacco… in the world

The legend is that US President John F Kennedy told his adviser to order one thousand Cuban Upmann cigars just one day before signing the Cuban embargo into a law. Hypocritical? Perhaps. But if that legend is true, it shows … Continue reading

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Cuba, part IV: Valle de Viñales—tobaccoland, nature, and white sand*

To start from the beginning of the adventure, I have to describe how we got to Viñales in the first place. We had planned to take a bus from Havana and had asked from designated tourist info about the tickets. … Continue reading

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