Beach, Windsurfing, A Little Force-Feeding In The Background

Vacations at Guantanamo Bay. No joke:

The 1.5 million US service personnel and Guantanamo's 3000 workers are eligible to visit the "resort", which has a McDonald's, KFC, Wal-Mart and a bowling alley.

The holiday comes cheap: only $42 a night for a fully equipped, airconditioned unit.

It is the souvenirs that have attracted most criticism. One gift shop T-shirt is decorated with a guard tower and barbed wire.

It reads: "The Taliban Towers at Guantanamo Bay, the Caribbean's Newest 5-star Resort".

A child-size T-shirt says: "Someone who loves me got me this T-shirt in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba".

(hat tip: 3QD)