Cubans are particularly passionate about music, dance, visual arts, baseball, and cars, and they’re happy to share their talents with visitors. Participants on this trip will have the opportunity to meet with Cuban leaders, educators, professionals, local citizens and others who are eager to exchange views on Cuban contemporary life as well as their views of their country’s role in the future. Similar to a trip we organized for the Seattle World Affairs Council for a unique travel opportunity to Cuba!
Engage in a meaningful exchange of ideas with Cubans from all walks of life, including music, architectural preservation, art, cuisine, and literature.
Meet the Mayor of Havana to hear about the successes and challenges that her city faces.
Meet Carlos Alzugaray, former European Union Ambassador and professor for a discussion on changing US and Cuban relations.
Meet Cuban owners of private bed and breakfasts over home dinners.
Visit the colonial cities of Trinidad and Cienfuegos and see some of Cuba’s finest preserved 17th and 18th century Spanish architecture.
Explore the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Viñales Valley and take a guided walk with a local geologist viewing the spectacular limestone formations.
People to People Itinerary:
Havana – Cienfuegos – Trinidad - Havana