Cuba is one of the most interesting countries in the world. Its location, its culture and history, as well as its politics and governance all add up to its unique appeal. Located in the Caribbean, it is surrounded by other countries and territories like Mexico, USA, Cayman Islands and Jamaica. If you are aware with current events, you’ll know that Cuba is now a world leader in medicine, which they offer free to their citizens. Some foreigners who have serious illnesses go to Cuba for treatment. If you are looking for a unique Caribbean experience, then Cuba is the place to be.
The idea of a self-sufficient country like Cuba may sound a bit intimidating for a traveler, but Cuba is one of those countries that everyone should visit at least once in their lives. It has a very rich history and culture, and you’ll regret it if you don’t grab the chance. Being an island state, it has a relatively small territory, but its cities are well developed and prosperous. Havana, Cuba’s capital, is also the country’s leading commercial center and tourist hub. If you are interested why Havana is popular to tourists, then hire a car in Cuba and head on over to Habana Vieja, which is declared as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. It contains the core of the original layout of the city, from the time when it was still a colony. Have a day of culture and history while savoring the scents, sounds and tastes of Havana.
Although it is not the capital city of Cuba, Santiago de Cuba, the second largest city in the country, is just as important as the capital. It is directly connected to the Caribbean, making it an important port. Other than that, it also attracts tourists and immigrants due to its prosperous environment. Book for a car for rent in Cuba and head on over to San Pedro de la Roca, listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site as the most complete and best preserved example of Spanish-American military architecture. The Baconao Park is also worth a visit for it is on the UNESCO World Heritage Biosphere Reserve List. These places wouldn’t be listed for nothing.
Santa Clara may not be as big as Havana and Santiago, but it is as interesting as the two largest cities. Before going to Cuba, try to read about the revolution and about Ernesto “Che” Guevarra, and you’ll surely find Santa Clara very interesting. The municipality houses the mausoleum where the remains of the great Cuban revolutionary can be found. Book for a car for hire in Cuba and follow the trail that would lead you to one of the world’s most popular revolutionaries.
Aside from the colorful culture and history of Cuba, you’ll also be lucky to enjoy its music, food and architecture. Have a great time in the Caribbean and you’ll surely want to go back for some more.
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