Cocotaxis

Cocotaxis

The cocotaxis are an engine-powered rickshaw patented by the Cuban government for transporting tourists mainly. It has the shape of a yellowish coconut–thus the name–and provide two passenger seats. Due to its rather poor motor power, they don’t usually ride for long distances. However, it may be a cheap and nice way of sightseeing while you move to your nearest destination.

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Bicitaxis

Bicitaxis

Due to fuel crisis, during the 1990s, Cubans have since looked for alternative transportation means. The cycle rickshaws called “bicitaxis” have been some of them. A fine way to move across the narrow streets of Old Havana, these human-powered taxi is one of the cheapest means of transport in the city, its fares ranging from 1 to 3 CUCs, depending on the ride.

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