It’s seems that everyone buys cigars, when in Cuba. Even airplane crew, just before going to the plane, buy a box of cigars each. There are many ways to get them – from the official store, on the street (running the risk of getting fake ones made out of banana leaves) or at the tabacco plantation. 10 cigars wrapped in a newspaper cost 10 CUC then, and if you negotiate, you can get even 12-13 for the same price.
Read more about Cuba and cigars in my latest travel story here!