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  Local market
by Luchonda

Those markets we visited during our cycling trip in Habana and Camague - estonished about the way Cuban people has to survive.
There is a so called "Bodega" - where the locals can buy the basics with the gouvernment tickets.Mainly rice and milk for the children.
Than the gouvernment market - empty racks and than the US dollar market - a lot of choice - but payable in US dollars - so a lot of Cubans can not afford the basics like we know it

What to buy: Fruit - vegtables and meat !!

What to pay: Us dollars - above average for the Cubans - so every dollar from the tourist is welcome !!

Theme: Food and Drink

Review Helpfulness: 4.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Updated Feb 21, 2004
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