Cuba dating women
They used foreign currency and never really saw just how tough life on a Special Period ration card could be. Sex – or love or whatever you want to call it – is pretty much inextricably linked to money in Cuba (at least as far as tourists are concerned). No fixed, hourly rates, few pimps or brothels, and a lot less of the usual background sleaze like drug abuse and sex slavery.As far as the guys I talked to were concerned, the girls had as much right to make a few transactions, picking up in Cuba is an informal matter.For a time there was a kind of tourist apartheid going on.The tourists flew in, stayed in all-inclusive compounds on beaches that were off-limits to locals. This is the part that makes your average edgy backpacker squirm. The local guys I talked to, though, saw things differently. Certainly it’s not prostitution as most westerners think of it.
The collapse of the Soviet Union in 1991 spelt serious problems for Cuba.
In the morning he is elated and she is still fucking gorgeous.
Before she leaves she asks him if he has some extra money for a pair of shoes she really wants/for a birthday gift for her mother/for a ticket to visit her cousin in another town.
On weekends girls on the prowl are chaperoned by aunts to give everything a nice Catholic façade. At least as far as tourists are concerned, romance doesn’t count for very much.
You could mindfuck a girl with your wit and culture, serenade her on your beat-up guitar that was given to you by some mountain mystic, and then name ever star in the sky as you plait flowers into her hair, but at the end of the day it’s the Italian with the free-hanging bollock that’s going to invite her and the whole family out to lunch, and then offer to buy grandma a new hat.
In theory everyone has what they need to survive, but no one has much spare change for entertainment, or a varied diet, or anything else to make life a little more comfortable or interesting.