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Facts About Cuba!

  • Birthplace of the Mojito

    This classic minty cocktail consists of five ingredients that of white rum, sugar, lime juice, sparkling water and mint.

  • Spicy and sexy Latin dances

    Son which is a combination of upbeat rhythms with classical guitar, gave birth to all other Cuban music genres. It originated in the 19th century as a combination of Spanish verse & chorus, and African vocals and drumming. Picture in your mind moving passionately across the dance floor as you step in time to the beat of your dance partner's rhythm.

    Cuban dances are about passion and immersing yourself into the story of the dance. Come salsa, Rumba and Bolero to the rhythms.

  • World class Tobacco

    The undisputed king of torpedoes is the Montecristo No. 2. The stately smoke with the pointy tip is known the world over and ranks as one of the best-selling cigars. Traditional agricultural techniques are still in use on many of the remaining tobacco plantations in ensuring quality in this world class product. Visit the cultivating areas and factories as you tour this great landmark.

  • World's smallest bird

    The world's smallest bird is the Bee Hummingbird. Adult bee hummingbirds grow to only two inches long. The world's smallest frog also lives in Cuba. Female bee hummingbirds are bluish green with a pale gray underside. The tips of their tail feathers have white spots. They fly extremely fast - up to 80 km/h. They doing to 80 swings in a second. At rest the heart of the hummingbird usually work with frequency of 500 blows in a minute, and during physical activity of 1200 and more beats in a minute. The maximum life expectancy of the hummingbird is 8 years.