José Martí - Following the trail of Cuba’s National Hero in Havana
If there is one Cuban that every visitor should get to know, it’s José Martí. He dedicated much of his life to liberating Cuba from Spain, dying a martyr for the cause in 1895. The uprising he had helped organise continued, and seven years later Cuba successfully achieved independence.
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Loving Cuba since 2005