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Buena Vista Social Club at Melia Cohiba Hotel  
   

Buena Vista Social Club at Melia Cohiba Hotel

Life in the Streets of Havana

July 31st 2018
Until fairly recently, Cuba had remained a forbidden destination to most Americans since the Castro-led revolution changed the political landscape in the mid-20th century. The “Cuban Missile Crisis” of 1962 erupted after it came to light that the Soviet Union, under the leadership of Nikita Khrushchev, was building ballistic nuclear missile sites and installing troops in Cuba which ... read more
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Cuban Flag The native Amerindian population of Cuba began to decline after the European discovery of the island by Christopher COLUMBUS in 1492 and following its development as a Spanish colony during the next several centuries. Large numbers of African slaves ... ... read more
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5th August 2018

Love love love the Buena Vista Social Club
I still remember when I first heard the album, and I fell in love with it even more after watching the film. We'd love to get to Cuba soon! Thanks for the peek into the scene in Havana :)
5th August 2018

RenandDrew thanks so much for the nice comment. (Had to do some editing on the blog this morning, ugghh, so embarrassing!) I too loved the music from the Buena Vista Social Club of the documentary fame. Today the voices are not quite the same as from the original group, but the music is great regardless, and the show at Melia Cohiba was fantastic. I would love to go back to Cuba at any time but as you both know as well, other still to be seen countries are calling me to visit too!

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