Havana and Cienfuegos

10 Days


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Unknown to the general American public, Cuba is a leading actor in the efforts for architectural and environmental conservation and preservation in the Caribbean region. In addition, for years Cuba has been working incessantly to find alternative sources of energy. Join us in a exploration of how far Cuba has advanced in these areas. There are many lessons to be learned and to be taught. This journey opens up the Cuba doors of puzzling history, vibrant culture, and rich environment.

Package includes:
OFAC License to travel to Cuba
Cuban Visa
Cuban Health Insurance
Round Trip Airfare (Miami – Havana)
5-night hotel stay at 4-star Hotel Nacional in Havana
2-night hotel stay at 3-star hotel in Playa Larga
2-night hotel stay at 3-star hotel in Trinidad
Breakfast, lunch, and dinner according to program
Personalized concierge assistance (AC study leader and Cuban guide) throughout the
Guest speakers’ fees
Private bus transportation throughout the program
Fees for all scheduled visits and excursions
Cuba Information Package and consulting fees

Packages does not include:
Cuban Airport Exit Tax
Gratuities in Cuba
Personal expenses
Cost of excess luggage on any air carrier

Final Itineraries and Program Contracts will be sent to those who make a deposit
towards their program participation.

Visits and Activities
Walking tour of Old Havana and Trinidad, led by architects involved in the process of
preservation and renovation of UNESCO’s World Heritage Sites
Taller de Experimentacion de la Grafica
Presentations on religion, race and gender issues, the economy
Organic farm in Alamar
Museum of the Revolution
Farmers’ Market and Craft Market
Numerous music venues
Visit to the neighborhoods of Regla and Guanabacoa
Ride on ferryboat across the Bay of Havana
Museum of Religions Callejon de Hamel Rumba
Museum of Playa Giron (Bay of Pigs)
Excursion to Gran Parque Natural Montemar
Excursion to Topes de Collantes and El Nicho
Visit to the National School of Arts

Guest Speakers
Bruno Enriquez, editor of Cubasolar Magazine and leading actor in the efforts for preservation and conservation, as well as finding alternative sources of energy in Cuba. Gisela Arandia, scholar and community activist, will discuss issues of race and gender in the context of current Cuba. Jorge Mario Sanchez, economist, will dissect the Cuban economy and provide insights into the economic future of Cuba. Tomas Fernandez Robaina, scholar and Santeria priest Miguel Hernandez, Plastic Surgeon, on a presentation on the Cuban Health System Sue Herrod, British songwriter and composer, has lived in Havana for over 10 years. She would speak from the perspective of a foreign national residing in Cuba.

The listed activities and guest speakers is just a sample of the activities that will be included in the final itinerary. Many more activities and speakers will be added. Final program and itinerary will be provided to those who make a deposit towards their participation in the trip.

The contents of this program and itinerary are the intellectual property of Jose Pineda and Anthropologie Consulting, LLC., and carry the international trademark of Anthropologie Consulting, LLC.