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Viva La Cuba! | Queen Quin
I’m not sure when my first interest in Cuba peaked, but for some years now it has been high on my travel bucket list. As a lover of cultures I was very interested in learning about the Cuban people, their culture, and their country. Growing up learning about their relationship (or lack there of) with the United states left me with all these skewed perceptions about what this country had to offer. When my plane touched down on Cuban soil I was in awe. I couldn’t believe that I was really here. Cuba is a country filled with beauty. The landscapes, the people, and the food; everything about it was magic. I thanked God every night for allowing me to be there and to create these memories. Initially I was concerned with how Cubans felt about Americans coming to their country. In hindsight it was silly of me to worry. We were met with nothing but love and warm welcomes. I like to think that I’m a pretty aware, open minded, and educated person. Despite that, Cuba allowed me to come face to face with my own ignorance. When we booked our airbnb I was shocked at how nice it...