Greetings From Havana, Cuba; Suzanne Cope; Paste Magazine

Cuba – Old Havana and its Fortification System

The United States eased travel restrictions to Cuba in early 2015, opening the door for Americans to enter a country that boasts beautiful colonial architecture, rich culture and people with a generous spirit. Here’s how to spend two days in the country’s capital, Havana.

The United Nations General Assembly recently voted 191 to 2 against the U.S. blockade of Cuba. This, combined with an ease of travel restrictions to Cuba in early 2015, further opens the door for Americans to enter a country that boasts beautiful colonial architecture, rich culture and people with a generous spirit.

Havana was founded by the Spanish in the 16th century situated on a bay due east of Key West, and was named a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1982.

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