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Cuba Educational Travel: People 2 People experience

Cuba People to people

Post by @CubanWindow From the Original  By Danny King / June 27, 2017 – Cuba Educational Travel’s Collin Laverty / Travel Weekly

Run by Collin Laverty, a leading expert on Cuba and U.S.-Cuba relations, Cuba Educational Travel organizes educational exchange programs and people-to-people travel for U.S. citizens and residents to Cuba. We believe our two countries have much to learn from each other and meaningful exchanges that foster dialogue can be highly beneficial to strengthening the artistic, environmental, medical, scientific, and social science communities in the U.S. and Cuba. Most importantly, increased travel and people-to-people contact will strengthen ties between ordinary Americans and – Cubans.

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Collin Laverty is the president of Cuba Educational Travel, which specializes in arranging exchange programs and people-to-people travel for Americans to Cuba. Laverty has visited the island more than 100 times, and his company has taken more than 12,000 travelers to Cuba since 2013. Laverty spoke with senior editor Danny King.

Q: What is the potential impact of President Trump’s intention to reverse the Obama administration’s decision to allow individual people-to-people travel to Cuba?

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Through The Lens: #CUBA via @adorama (episode 3)

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Through The Lens: #CUBA via @adorama (episode 2)

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Through The Lens: #CUBA via @adorama (episode 1)

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Alpza 2017 is taking place in Cuba


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The Latin American Association of Zoos and Aquariums (ALPZA) is the most important regional organization that includes the most prestigious and influential zoological institutions in Latin America.

As such, its role is to facilitate the associativity of its members, as well as promote their integral development, with a focus on biodiversity conservation, animal welfare and environmental education.

He is also the representative of Latin America in the World Association of Zoos and Aquariums (WAZA) as well as other organizations such as IUCN and CITES, among others.

ALPZA promotes and certifies important conservation programs for  Latin American biodiversity.


All about #FITCuba2017 from May 3 to 6: the celebration of tourism in Cuba, has begun !!!

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gives as the protagonist in the map of the travel agencies and major tour operators in the world



The colors of the rainbow


…  while we were enjoying the images, that was what came to our mind, an infinite rainbow.

Post By @CubanWindow Imported from the site CubaXDentro original #CubaZoom from the air By: Abel Rojas Barallobre

It is evident both for its inhabitants and for those who visit it that Cuba possesses in its geography interesting natural and urban landscapes; Is one of the most beautiful and colorful countries.

Freezing from the ground with a camera all these panoramas is magical; But documenting our landscapes from another angle, from the air, can give incredible results by visually experiencing this perspective of Cuban relief.

The Greater Antilles is divided into several regions or territories with similar natural, economic and social characteristics; They are the Western, Central and Eastern regions.


Havana is the smallest province in the country; And in turn the capital of the Republic of Cuba. (Abel Rojas Barallobre / Cubahora)


In the coasts there are some elevations of low altitude, belonging to the system of the Heights of Havana Matanzas, which begin in the cliff of Morro and Loma de La Cabaña. (Abel Rojas Barallobre / Cubahora)


Havana has 60% of urban area and 40% of rural territory. (Abel Rojas Barallobre / Cubahora)


Matanzas, the Athens of Cuba, is renowned for its incredible beauty and majestic architecture; Besides being considered the second largest province of the Island. (Abel Rojas Barallobre / Cubahora)


The city of Santa Clara; Capital of the province of Villa Clara. (Abel Rojas Barallobre / Cubahora)


Villa Clara has a land area of 8412 km², including more than 715 adjacent cays, which places it in the fifth place by extension between the provinces of the national territory. (Abel Rojas Barallobre / Cubahora)


The hydrography Villaclareña is represented by the rivers Sagua la Grande and Sagua la Chica and the reservoir Alacranes, Hanabanilla, Minerva and Palma Sola. (Abel Rojas Barallobre / Cubahora)


The relief of Villa Clara is characterized by the heights of North Central Cuba, Manacas plain and the heights of Santa Clara. (Abel Rojas Barallobre / Cubahora)


The province of Sancti Spíritus is listed as one of the Cuban regions that retains genuine colonial architectural styles. (Abel Rojas Barallobre / Cubahora)


The territory of Espirituan is characterized by a very varied relief, where the plains predominate predominantly and, to a lesser extent, the mountains and heights. (Abel Rojas Barallobre / Cubahora)


Las Tunas occupies Cuba ninth place in extension with little more than 6 587 km ². (Abel Rojas Barallobre / Cubahora)


In the geography of the province, the plains abound. (Abel Rojas Barallobre / Cubahora)


Holguín is the fourth largest province in the national territory (Abel Rojas Barallobre / Cubahora)


Called the Land of Nickel, Holguin hydrography is represented by the Mayarí, Gibara, Sagua de Tánamo, Tacajó and Gibara Bay, Banes and Nipe Rivers (Abel Rojas Barallobre / Cubahora)


The Hill of the Cross constitutes a symbol of the city of Holguín; Located at 261 meters above sea level; This place is home to great stories and beautiful legends. (Abel Rojas Barallobre / Cubahora)


Granma, one of the most important provinces and rich in history; In this zone of the east is located the city of Bayamo, Cradle of the Cuban Nationality. (Abel Rojas Barallobre / Cubahora)


Historically, Santiago de Cuba has been Cuba’s second most important city; Has a bay connected to the Caribbean Sea and is an important port. (Abel Rojas Barallobre / Cubahora)


The Santiago relief is basically of heights and mountains, much of the territory is covered by the Sierra Maestra with the highest heights of the Island (Pico Turquino). (Abel Rojas Barallobre / Cubahora)


The Moncada Barracks that happened to history after the assault of a group of young people directed by Fidel Castro that had as objective to fight against the dictatorship of Fulgencio Batista (Abel Rojas Barallobre / Cubahora)


Santiago de Cuba: Its historic urban center was declared a National Monument on October 10, 1978 (Abel Rojas Barallobre / Cubahora)

Earth day: 1970 – 2017: What’s Changed? Btwn the best & the worst in 47 yrs

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Reflections: A mirror in the web from Cuba


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Another goal scored against those who continue to draw the beautiful island as a missing point on the map of the social digital dynamics.

Reflejos (Reflections) is a platform created under the .cu domain (, from 100 x 100 Cuban servers that users can access freely and at no cost from the Youth Computer Club or other device and in which they have a space to share opinions, interests and needs in text format, images and videos, far from the censorship that other platforms apply to the bloggers who try to share their truth from the island, the truth that the big media hide us, which has no echo in the networks.

It is a tool designed and programmed by the Clubs themselves based on the content management made available to Cuban Internet users.

You can search for real cubans blogs from A to Z …. HERE

Recommend: Arte Comic – Magazine and digital platform dedicated to promote the comic as an art, its development in Cuba and other areas of the planet, as well as the JORNADAS ARTECÓMIC event, the only convention dedicated to the ninth art on the island.

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