By Asa Schauffler ~ After our visit to the museum of the Revolution, we went to lunch in Old Havana. We sat in the front room of a small paladar. The room was certainly a bit too small for the size of our group. Throughout the whole lunch I found myself bumping elbows with my … More The Entranceway
By Asa Schauffler ~ The story of the Cuban Revolution can be told in many ways, but in Cuba you will mostly only hear it told one way, but if you are lucky like I was, you might get some input from people or a person whose opinion many contradict what the Cuban government wants … More You say you want a revolution?
By Sam Leinberger ~ The architecture in Havana is absolutely beautiful. Walking through the Historic Center of Old Havana felt as though I was transported through time. One aspect of Cuban architecture that was common throughout Historic Havana was the use of courtyards. These courtyards, like the one at the Captain General’s palace, brings the … More Trust me, I’m an architect (but not really)
By Chris Morville ~ Our first full day in the city of Havana was full of excitement, confusion and overall new experiences. The day began with a walking tour of Old Havana, learning and seeing all of the sights that the city has to offer, including a stop at an old cafe for a mid-day … More First Full Day In Cuba
By Zoe Garcia ∼ Hoy fue nuestro primer día en Cuba, pero antes de llegar cuando estábamos en el aeropuerto todos teníamos muchas ideas de como Cuba iba ser, pero en general la mayoría de nosotros queríamos tratar la comida cubana. Cuando ya llegamos a Cuba todos estábamos muy cansados de estar viajando desde las … More La primera cena cubana
By Chris Morville ~ It is the day of departure for our journey to Cuba and Miami, Florida to embark on a 14 day journey in what is, for the most of us, uncharted territory. Only a few people on this trip has previous existing relationships with each other, so It was obvious that relationships … More Pre-Departure Feels
Ryan Clay ~ En el año 1959 hay una revolución en Cuba. Muchas de la gente fue muy asustada porque el nuevo gobierno no era bueno para muchos. En los primeros años de la revolución, hay mucha inmigración de los cubanos a los Estados Unidos (Mendez). Un evento en 1961 fue el evento del Pedro … More Los inmigrantes de Cuba a los Estados Unidos
Danya Nadel ~ I am not a person who gets to travel a lot. I am not a person who likes to do things alone. I am not multilingual and I don’t think I ever will be (concussions are serious kids, be safe).I don’t know how to pack. I don’t … More Something New