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Merle Axelrad Nov 22, 2015 at 06:40 PM

I'm going on the trip starting Feb 16. The one that starts in Cienfuegos. Anyone else out there?

MARTHA CERMAK Nov 22, 2015 at 06:25 PM

Anyone from the Bay area going Feb 9?
Vera (Mik) P Nov 24, 2015 at 09:27 AM

I am not from the Bay area but NW Florida. My Feb 9 program starts in Havana (there are two on that date). Is this the one you are on?

Nicki Hamilton Nov 20, 2015 at 01:20 PM

Thanks a lot for clearing that up for me. I did know we were going to Havana second.
Anthony Paul Nov 20, 2015 at 03:15 PM

We did not like the idea of going to Cienfuegos first but it is really a good way to get use to the old Cuba. Not as much culture shock!! Havana is busy!!

Nancy Hafkin Nov 20, 2015 at 11:44 AM

Got a clarification from RS about the 11-20 Dec. trip. We will indeed be flying to Santa Clara and then transferred to Cienfuegos, and not flying to Havana as the "final" information packet said. The times will be different from those announced (but are not known yet). We will be staying at the famed Hotel Nacional when we are in Havana.
Barbara R Carter Nov 20, 2015 at 03:00 PM

The National is wonderful! Such history all around. The staff is lovely and helpful. The Buena Vista Social club has a show that is to die for!!

Susan Brown Nov 19, 2015 at 09:59 PM

Anybody have suggestions about "donations and gifts" for groups we visit?
Sue McClelland Nov 20, 2015 at 10:39 AM

Sue McClelland Nov 20, 2015 at 10:40 AM

What about money? Credit cards? Debit cards? Where do you get Cuban money?

Anthony Paul Nov 19, 2015 at 05:10 AM

Just got back Last night....Great trip. Another RS success! Airline Connections back from Havana were flawless. No departure tax(unlike Costa Rica). Have a great time. Plenty of foreign tourists in Havana!

Linda Osborn Nov 17, 2015 at 09:03 AM

Anyone else going on the Cuba Today: People and Society trip, Mar 15-23, 2016?

Barry Klonsky Nov 16, 2015 at 01:13 PM

our group was 20
Marvel Haynes Nov 16, 2015 at 03:31 PM

Thank you. That is a good.

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