The Best of Cuba: People, Life and Culture: Camaguey to Havana
Discover Cuba's vibrant culture through interactions with locals, musical and dance performances, and artist visits. Join in celebrating Havana's 500th anniversary in 2019.
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Program No. 22143RJ
11 days
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At a Glance

Gain a sense of the past and experience the quickly changing present in the queen of central Cuba — Camaguey — the colonial gem of Trinidad, the tranquil, historic town of Remedios, and the capital city of Havana on this in-depth cultural exchange with Cuban people. Enjoy beloved Cuban passions and pastimes such as dominoes, art, music and dance while also celebrating the exciting 500th anniversary of Havana in 2019.
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 ...

  • Engage in authentic Cuban passions as you learn to play dominoes and enjoy traditional dance.
  • In Camaguey, visit a family owned and operated ranch to learn about the roles on the ranch and enjoy a traditional meal.
  • Explore Hemingway’s house at Finca La Vigia.

General Notes

Round-trip flight from Miami to Cuba is included. Questions about traveling to Cuba? Road Scholar has your answers. Learn more: https://www.roadscholar.org/cuba-travel-guide/faqs
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Julie Cardenas
Julie Cardenas hails from Naples, Florida. She holds a B.A. in Biology from Florida Gulf Coast University and certificates as a Florida Master Naturalist and NAI Certified Interpretive Guide. With an affinity for traveling and being on the water, Julie spent her early career cruising oceans, rivers and inland waterways. As a naturalist, she traded seasons leading winters in the Florida Everglades and summers in Southeast Alaska. Leading Road Scholar groups since 2012, Julie currently directs programs in South Florida, Cuba and Alaska.

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

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