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Tuesday, May 3, 2016

Cuba, 2016

Cuba: The Big Change

Alma Guillermoprieto | May 12, 2016 [issue]

One could swear that nothing has changed. The chaotic lines we travelers form in front of Cuba’s stern immigration officers; their belligerent slowness; the noise and heat in the too-small room; the echoing shouts across the room from one olive-green-clad person to another (an argument or a conversation about the lunch menu, in Cuba one can never tell which); the parents who stand patiently in line with their children, waiting for them to go berserk.
Still to come is the long line to have our hand luggage inspected, and the longer wait for our checked bags, which, mysteriously, aren’t inspected at all [...]

"First US cruise ship in decades arrives in Cuba." Source:

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