Cuba/United States

Hemingway & Cuban-American Relations: Florida to Havana

Sail round-trip from Ft. Lauderdale to Key West and Havana on a journey into Cuban-American relations, experiencing Cuban culture and Havana’s 500th anniversary celebrations.
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Program No. 23082RJ
7 days
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At a Glance

From Miami’s Little Havana to the Cuban capital’s UNESCO World Heritage Site of Old Havana, Cuba wears its culture on its sleeve with pride. Bustling communities of Cuban-Americans have kept their heritage alive, even as Cuba and the United States have endured a rocky, tumultuous relationship. In Miami and Key West, explore some of the most prominent Cuban neighborhoods and the home of Ernest Hemingway, where he wrote some of his most famous works. Then, sail to Havana to experience the colorful personality of the Cuban people as you all celebrate the city’s 500th anniversary together.
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Best of all, you'll ...

  • Delve into Cuban-American relations in Miami’s Little Havana — the largest Cuban-American community in the United States.
  • Set out on a walking literary exploration of Key West and the Hemingway House.
  • Walk through the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Old Havana, with its grand plazas and unique mix of architectural stylings.

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-travel-facts/faqs
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Beverley Citron
Beverley Citron grew up in Bournemouth, Southern England with a desire for adventure and thirst for new experiences, so combining work with travel allowed her to enjoy both. Beverley has traveled extensively throughout the Caribbean. She regularly led visitors into the cities, cultural centers, museums and rainforests. Her career continued in and around South Florida, joining the Road Scholar team five years ago. With a passion for travel and sailing, Beverly can’t wait to visit art and cultural centers with you.

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

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