Every Hundredth Of A Second

I say ‘Cuba’ and people think ‘Cadillacs’! Let’s face it! It’s true! We all think it. Cuba is famous for being a car museum.

As soon as I had booked the trip, everyone around me was happy to inform me about how lucky I was with the timing as the Chinese brother (that’s how Cubans refer to Raul Castro we’ve been told) has recently allowed Cubans to buy new cars, Korean and Chinese makes mainly since very few companies choose to deal with the country.

I’ve always had this image of Cuba being the land of Cadillacs. Boy, aren’t they beautiful?! But while there are a lot of them in Cuba, there are even more Ladas around – a good old Soviet Union creation. Oh, these things are entertaining indeed. A whole bunch of us got into one when in Santiago. Imagine this. We get into the cab and we…

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