ADD TO LISTGuantanamo isn't a popular stop for travelers making their way through Cuba. The few that do usually go to see the Windmill Beach. Travelers making their way through the area might want to check out some more well-known nearby destinations such as Santiago de Cuba. Have you been to Guantanamo? Help us improve this Guantanamo travel guide by adding your favorite places!
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Take the Land Rover express jeeps here, and ride with about 5 others but hold on for the bumps. They are definitely NOT as friendly here as in Santiago or as in smaller towns. I didn't know much Spanish and was still treated rightly. Most of the citizens who befriended me spoke flawless English!TIPS:Know Spanish!Stay with friends.Carry toilet paper!DO NOT take pictures of soldiers, or those who you haven't asked permission.Buy no more than three boxes of cigars. Avoid ANY illegal activity or you'll stay longer than you wish. Dress down, look/act Cuban and you can get around on their public transportation for pennies. Wear no socks and carry no watch. It was not hard to figure I was a tourist, no matter what I did, and accordingly they were suspicious. At some point I was told to stop shooting video while walking down the street.
Guantanamo, célèbre pour sa prison américains, franchement c'est rare qu'on en entend parler, la révolution oui, fidel, Raùl, leur histoire, leur moeurs, oui, mais la prison non! Ville, pauvre à 14 (selon leurs dires) de La Havana, les gens y sont très sympathiques, peu habitués de voir des touristes contrairement à Baracoa, on a passé dans le journal, à la radio, il y avait des journalistes à chaque conférences qui nous écoutaient etc... hehe mais c'était bien intéressant
Nothing to see here in this dead city, except for the prison
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