Cuba Today: People and Society: Cienfuegos to Havana
Discover the unique social and cultural heritage of Cuba as you enjoy a musical performance, converse with locals and embark on a walking adventure of historic Havana.
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Program No. 20437RJ
9 days
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At a Glance

Delve into the rich history and heritage of Cuba. In the heart of Cienfuegos and Havana, meet members of the local communities to discuss their lives and cultural traditions. Meet face-to-face with community leaders, local residents, artists and intellectuals to discuss Cuba today and explore local landmarks that are significant to Cuba's cultural heritage.
Activity Level
Keep the Pace
Walking up to two miles per day with some walking on uneven cobblestone streets.
Small Group
Small Group
Love to learn and explore in a small-group setting? These adventures offer small, personal experiences with groups of 10 to 24 participants.

Best of all, you'll ...

  • Meet with members of a local musical group in Cienfuegos and learn about their careers as musicians.
  • Enjoy interactions with lively seniors who provide insight into how Cuba’s culture has evolved throughout the decades.
  • Learn about conservation and enjoy lunch at a private enterprise on the Bay of Pigs.

General Notes

Round-trip flight from Miami to Cuba is included. Questions about Cuba? Road Scholar is an authority on travel to Cuba. Read our FAQs about travel to Cuba. www.roadscholar.org/collections/cuba-travel-facts/faqs
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Pedro Vazquez
Pedro Vazquez was born in Havana, Cuba, where he continues to live. He started studies at Havana University where he got a degree in Architecture and has been devoted to habitat, housing and urban issues ever since. After 46 years of professional practice in Urbanism, as a designer and manager, he is now a well-known member of Cuba’s National Experts Committee for construction and habitat-related topics. Married to Mayda Perez, also a Cuban architect, they have two daughters and a granddaughter.

Please note: This expert may not be available for every date of this program.

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Carlos Alzugaray Treto
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