Portrait of Cuba: A Photographic Journey
Alongside a Pulitzer Prize-winning photojournalist and a Cuban photography teacher, practice your photography and immerse yourself in the history, culture and vibrant streets of Cuba.
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Program No. 21768RJ
8 days
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At a Glance

Join a Pulitzer Prize-winning photojournalist and a Cuban photography teacher for an inspiring photographic journey into the heart of Cuba. In Havana, get an insider’s look at this quickly changing city as you meet local dancers, artists, photographers and some of Cuba’s fascinating new entrepreneurs. Journey to Trinidad, the colonial gem, and enjoy access to artisans and free enterprise. Throughout, we keep our eyes open for photographic opportunities as we get to know Cubans through the lens — and one-on-one!
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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 photographers and artists in Havana to discuss their work and the important role art plays in the lives of Cubans.
  • Learn to improve the artistic and technical aspects of your photography.
  • Experience the new spirit of free enterprise in colonial Trinidad during three nights in a casa particular – a privately owned establishment.

General Notes

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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Karina Sanchez
Karina Sanchez is one of the many amazing bi-lingual Cuban leaders who work with and has been trained by Road Scholar in addition to being trained and scheduled by Havanatur, the government-run operator in Cuba. She is the Cuban expert and is responsible for relaying local knowledge, and both cultural and historical information for the places we visit throughout the program. Karina will answer questions pertaining to Cuba and the Cuban people.
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Karina Sanchez
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