"Cuban Cigars" Cuba Tourist Trap Tip by Darkwind

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by Darkwind

One of the more common traps the tourist gets into is Cuban Cigars.
Your attention please!!
Most of the cigars the hustlers offer on the streets are fakes. Never buy boxes of cigars if they are constructed with glass. These kind of boxes are fake. You cannot use glass to package cigars because the greenhouse effect will ruin the cigars.
If the cigars are covered with green leaves then they are also fake, or if the leaves have any kind of vines. The cigars should be brown or light brown and clean, with no holes in them.

Unique Suggestions: Learn to detect the faked ones!!

Fun Alternatives: well try to finde the good conection or someone U trust.

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  • Updated Feb 7, 2004
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