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2019 Tours for Everyone!

We are offering three different types of group tours this year.  Check them out and see which is the best fit for your Unique Cultural Experiences in Cuba. The dates for each are found on our “Included in Every Tour” post.

  1. EPIC tour: our classic tour that spans half the country of Cuba, so you get a feel for large cities such as Havana and Camaguey, as well as small cities like Cienfuegos and Trinidad.  See citrus orchards, sugar cane plantations and the cattle-raising heart of Cuba.
  2. Relaxed Pace EPIC tour: all our EPIC tours visit the same cities, but this one requires much less walking, perfect if you’d rather experience taxi-to-curb service or a pedicab ride through Havana’s plazas rather than walking it.
  3. Reptiles & Amphibians tour: Interact with the people AND snakes of Cuba.  We will do night hikes with local experts studying the endemic animals of Cuba at their most active time, the beginning of the rainy season when the moon is dark.  Be on the beach to see the sea turtles hatching as well.

 

 

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Pure Cuban Artistry in Pauyet

On our tours that take us from Trinidad to Camaguey, we love to stop in Pauyet to visit Victor Rafael.  He is an artist who melts, twists and bends silverware from all over the world to create sculptures and jewelry.

The Pauyet cooperative of a dozen artists has participated in more than 55 exhibitions in countries such as Brazil, Argentina, Portugal, Spain, Canada, Italy, and Russia, where it participated in the traditional White Nights Festival in 2012.

Read more about it in the national Cuban newspaper, The Granma (English version) here:  http://en.granma.cu/cuba/2017-06-28/art-with-spoons-knifes-and-forks

 

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KGNU Radio Interview on 6/7/17

Cuba: Before Starbucks and After Fidel

Listen to the Viva Cuba President’s interview on KGNU’s Morning Magazine show (Minutes 16:13-23:07) here:  http://www.kgnu.org/morningmag/6/7/2017 .

Hear about the challenges facing Cuba in the last two years of since President Obama started loosening the embargo.  Learn about difficulties with transportation and lodging that have developed, as well as the excitement Cubans have with the influx of Americans and access to capital.