|Dec 6 2015
|Arts & Culture|
|Dec 6 2015
|Arts & Culture|
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Cuban Educational Trip
Dec 6 2015 - Dec 13 2015
Cuba Educational Travel is offering the opportunity to spend a week visiting Communist Cuba. Once considered the forbidden fruit for Americans, our neighbor to the south is now closer than ever. Its fascinating history, breathtaking architecture, warm people, and rich music and art, make it the perfect place to learn about the Cuba of today, and have the time of your life while doing so. Travel to Cuba remains tightly regulated, but Cuba Educational Travel holds a license from the U.S. Treasury Department (CT-2013-300203-1) to arrange educational trips, meaning your memorable visit is fully sanctioned by the U.S. government. Full itinerary at http://www.cubaeducationaltravel.com/pdfs/3-Program%20-%2021st%20Century%20Cuba%20-%20Dec%202015.pdf
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Sunday, Dec. 06
The flight to Havana is only an hour, though you'll feel like you've travelled to another world. When you arrive, enjoy an Orientation driving tour of Havana, including stops at Plaza de la Revolucion, 5th Avenue and the Capitol Building
Monday, Dec. 07
Tour of Callejon de Hamel, a vibrant community project, featuring a discussion of Santeria and dance performance. Explore the Taller de Gráfica Experimental. The Taller is Havana’s printmaking and lithographic workshop. Lunch at Doña Eutimia palad...Read more
Tuesday, Dec. 08
Pinar Del Río
Depart for Pinar del Rio, the western-most province, famous for its rich soil,
tobacco production and spectacular scenery. Our first stop will be at the home of a local tobacco farmer, who will teach us about the cultivation and production proces...
Wednesday, Dec. 09
Morning discussion with Carlos Alzugaray, former Cuban diplomat and expert
on U.S. – Cuba relations, to learn about the bilateral relationship and Cuban
foreign policy. Light bar fare at Sloppy Joe’s pub. Visit to the Museum of Cuban Art. We wil...
Thursday, Dec. 10
Visit la Casa de la Amistad for a discussion with Dr. Miguel Coyula, who
will take us on a visit of modern architecture in Western Havana. Then, we'll wander the grounds of La Finca Vigía. Formerly the home of Ernest
Hemingway, today it still ho...
Friday, Dec. 11
Tour of the Cienfuegos Botanical Garden, containing some of the country’s
most diverse fauna. We will receive a guided tour of the lovely grounds.
Walking tour of historic center of Cienfuegos, followed by Music and
conversation with the local ...
Saturday, Dec. 12
City Tour with Nancy Benítez, a local architect, historian and restoration
specialist. Then a conversation with artist Yami Martínez at her gallery, La Casa de los
Conspiradores. Yami has achieved international recognition for her art depicting ...
Sunday, Dec. 13
Say farewell to Cuba today. Check-out and depart for airport
Budget: Starting at $5000 / Person
Budget: Starting at $3000 / Person
Budget: Starting at $2000 / Person