Cuba is caught in the midst of a struggle between the traditional and the global, with distinctive elements of each side battling to control the country and people. The cosmopolitan capital of Havana argues for innovation. Its intoxicating music and sultry nightlife encourage a bustling lifestyle that is faster than the salsa step. The picturesque town of Viñales fights for a more conventional way of life, where tobacco plants outnumber people, and mountains, not buildings, scrape the sky.
Varadero's white beaches lure visitors from across the world into Cuba to enjoy a taste of the exclusive and high class resort life. The city of Trinidad is as traditional as Varadero is fashionable: this 500-year-old city stands resolutely in the past, transporting you to a time when horses and buggies roamed the cobblestone streets and the colonial style houses were filled with sugar cane farmers. This fight between the old and the new may never be fully resolved, and the country's …
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Cuban travel demands a backing track, and Jorge Gomez, from band Tiempo Libre lends us his insiders eyes and ears and shares some of his most memorable Cuban experiences.