As restrictions ease, Americans are queuing up to visit this long-forbidden neighbor. It’s a land of opposites that perhaps isn’t ready for such a big moment. But that’s part of its charm.
Visuals by Brian van der Brug
Digital production: Sean Greene | Photo editor: Kathy M.Y. Pyon | Digital design director: Stephanie Ferrell
Travel editor: Catharine Hamm
Copy editors: Daryl Miller, Alison Dingeldein, Bruce McLeod and Tim Trepany