Varadero Local Customs

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  • Canadian-built Cuban post-office van.
    Canadian-built Cuban post-office van.
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  • Austin A40. Varadero, Cuba. May 8th, 1993.
    Austin A40. Varadero, Cuba. May 8th,...
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  • 1. Practical

    Not all Cubans are free to associate with visitors. They are under the scrutiny of the local authorities. In the government's efforts to curb prostitution, any public display become cause for the...

  • 2. Rum

    Cuban Rum is amazing and cheap! When you are staying at a resort the local bartenders will offer to sell you a bottle of booze. I have read numerous reviews of...

  • 3. Tipping in Cuba

    Obviously you are going to tip people who have provided you some form of service and i strongly recommend tipping them in CUC..there are no restrictions on who...

  • 4. British classic cars.

    It's not just 1950s American cars you see aplenty on Cuban roads. Here is a classic British car of the same era, an Austin A40, made in Longbridge,...

  • 5. Casas in general...

    ‘Casas particulares’ in Varadero are illegal because the government wants tourist to stay at expensive hotels. Anyway, whether you’re in Cuba or anywhere else...

  • 6. The most pleasant people.

    Although very poor, the people of Cuba are extremely friendly and open. Try not to assume a posture of superiority with these people. Don't be taken back by...

  • 7. Ran out of space on "Overview"!

    Not really a tip, but I can't fit all my pictures into "Overview".Anyway, motorvehicles are part of the allure & culture of Cuba, so here is a Cuban post office...

  • 8. The standard of education is...

    The standard of education is high in Cuba. The school system is free and many people go to university. That's why you can meet people having a degree who work...

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