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2017 Cuba: A Bridge Between Cultures

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12 Days from only $4595 including international airfare from Miami

Havana • Cienfuegos • Trinidad

Courtesy Diego Vivanco
Havana Bikes

In Havana, more than just the cars are vintage. Learn how locals rely on (and strive to maintain) their 1950s bicycles.

Courtesy of David Conover & Paul Villanova
Travelogue: Havana, Cuba 1931

See what life in Havana was like before the Batista regime in this 16mm film footage from 1931

Courtesy Paul Wegschaider
Cuba - Lost in Time

Let the rhythms of Cuba captivate you in this music-driven video, highlighting everyday scenes from across the island.

Courtesy of David Conover and Compass Light Productions
Malpaso: A Cuban Dance Project

Meet the members of a Cuban dance company.

Courtesy of Peter Wisdom and Ian Cross
Planet Food: Cuba

Explore Cuba like a local, finding traces of European and African influences at every corner.

including international airfare from Miami
12 DAYS FROM $4595 Land Adventure Only

Cuba at the Crossroads
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Beat the Crowds to Cuba
Visit this country on the brink of extraordinary change in 2017

Facts & Figures

Get to know more about the places you’re visiting on this trip—from common languages and religions, to time zones, geography, and more.

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  • Area: 42,803 square miles

    Capital: Havana

    Government: Communist state

    Languages: Spanish (official)

    Location: Caribbean island between the Caribbean Sea and the North Atlantic Ocean, 150 km south of Key West, Florida.

    Geography: Cuba is long and thin—750 miles from east to west, but only 60 miles wide—but that still makes it the largest island in the Caribbean Sea. Scattered at either end of the island are two mountain ranges (the Sierra Maestra in the east and the Sierra del Rosario in the west), plus a third range lies in the center (the Escambray Mountains). The rest of the island is mostly rolling hills, beaches, or swamps.

    Population: 11,031,433

    Religion: Estimated Roman Catholic 85%, Protestant, Jehovah's Witnesses, Jewish, Santeria also present.

    Time zone: Cuba’s time zone is equivalent to Eastern Standard Time (or Daylight Saving Time) in America.

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