However, we were delighted to land in Cuba and realize that politics were not at the forefront of people’s minds.
A few people mentioned the “attacks”, mostly citing confusion and sadness about the possibility that Americans may have trouble coming to their country again, but they did not speak about the incidents with anger or hatred.
We had pre-arranged a pick up with our Airbnb host, and the driver was waiting for us at the Arrivals Hall as we exited.
The first thing most people do in Cuba is exchange money at the airport to Cuban CUCs.
The country actually has two currencies, the CUP (Cuban Peso) and the CUC (Cuban Convertible Peso).