Over our time in Cuba, the biggest takeaway for us wasn’t the beauty of the countryside or the amazing car museum that is Havana, but the divide between tourists and locals.

On one side, there is the tourists with mojitos and cigars and on the other, Cubans are slowly crawling out from under the trade embargo rock.

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Through these photos we have tried to capture this double-sided reality and show you what the real Cuba is like. Little technology, bad food, iconic cars and everyday street life.

Welcome To Life In Cuba

For a more detailed guide on the ins-and-outs of Cuba take a look at our guide for backpacking in Cuba.

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