Cuba: Crossroads of the Americas (land tour)

Dates: November 7, 2014 - November 19, 2014 (13 days)
Tour Leader: David Pendergast

Castillo del Morro near Santiago. Image by © Escla, via commons.wikimedia.org
Castillo del Morro near Santiago. Image by © Escla, via commons.wikimedia.org
Map of this Itinerary Baracoa’s Cathedral Square. Image by San Roman Reconstruction of a Taino village. Image by Panther Trinidad street view. Image by J. Scarpaci Havana street musicians. Image by Operator Tower of the Iznaga plantation in the  Valley de Los Ingenios, Trinidad. Image by Anagoria Trinidad. Image by Dieter Mueller Sunset over Havana. Image by J. Royan

We are pleased to offer the finest available trip to Cuba, combining an in-depth historical and cultural itinerary, Cuba’s best accommodations, and the leadership of archaeologist David Pendergast and guest expert Joseph Scarpaci, founder and Executive Director of The Center for the Study of Cuban Culture & Economy. Embark upon an enriching, people-to-people educational exchange program, exploring this island “crossroads of the Americas” from the eastern city of Baracoa to the western capital city of Havana. Visit five UNESCO World Heritage sites: 17th century Morro Castle, the historic centers of Camaguey and Cienfuegos; Trinidad, which is maintained as a living museum; and Havana, where you will spend four nights. Meet with local Cuban professionals, including anthropologists and museum curators, such as the Directors of the Taino Museum and Trinidad’s Archaeological Museum, and Adrian Garcia, who worked with Dr. Pendergast at the archaeological site of Los Buchillones; and get a first-hand look at traditional and modern performing arts.

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Itinerary

Friday, November 7, 2014 - Miami, FL, U.S. | Holguin, Cuba | Baracoa
Saturday, November 8 - Baracoa | Duaba River | Guirito | Baracoa
Sunday, November 9 - Baracoa | Santiago
Monday, November 10 - Santiago
Tuesday, November 11 - Santiago | Camaguey
Wednesday, November 12 - Camaguey
Thursday, November 13 - Camaguey | Ciego de Avila | Chambas | Cienfuegos
Friday, November 14 - Cienfuegos | Trinidad | Cienfuegos
Saturday, November 15 - Cienfuegos | Havana
Sunday, November 16 - Havana
Monday, November 17 - Havana
Tuesday, November 18 - Havana
Wednesday, November 19 - Havana | Miami, FL, U.S. | Home

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November 7, 2014 - November 19, 2014
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