Saturday, 31 August 2013

Rum dreams, sugar smiles

image: Paul Lachine

Stroll the white sands of the Blau Varadero beach, catch a glimpse of the rich coral reef off Maria la Gorda or sip mojitos at the Floridita, one of Ernest Hemmingway’s favourite Havana watering holes. 
While these are slices of a forbidden fruit for Americans, Canadian tourists show no stopping their love affair with Cuba, flocking each year to the Communist island, where sugar once paid the bills, in numbers hovering around one million. 

Maybe, it’s because we’ve been there so long.

To read more of my piece about Canadian tourists love of Cuba, click here.
Article by Geoff Dale

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