An American in Cuba!

Cuba, Havana Guide (B): An American in Cuba!

Cuba…a place I’ve wanted to go probably because it has been off limits to Americans and from what I have seen on TV, the culture seems interesting. As such, I googled a variety of trips…cruises, dive trips and others. I was somewhat interested in a photography trip, but I didn’t find one and instead stumbled across a vacation offered by Intrepid Travel.

While I had never heard of this travel company, I really liked the activities offered on their “people-to-people” exchange, one of the restricted ways Americans are able to travel to Cuba. It was one of the few itineraries I found that didn’t require us to go to the University to listen to a lecture. In addition, the trip included home stays which intrigued me.

My travels started off on a red-eye from Denver to Miami on Frontier Airlines. I had never flown this budget airline, and had I known the seats didn’t recline, I likely wouldn’t have booked an overnight flight! Otherwise, I found the staff to be extremely kind and helpful, and I think I would appreciate the seats being stuck in the upright position on a daytime flight. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: An American in Cuba!
Guide Location: Cuba » Havana
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Sight(s) featured in this guide: Casa Obrapía   Hotel Parque Central   Obispo St   Finca La Vigía   San Francisco de Paula   La Floridita   NaO   Malecon  
Author: Elizabeth Bankhead
Read it on author's website: https://adventuresofacouchsurfer.com/2017/02/13/an-american-in-cuba/

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