The Culture and Enigma of Cuba
Embark on a unique Cuban expedition with the L.A. Times. On this specially designed eight-day program, explore Cuba through firsthand interactions with local artists, journalists, historians and filmmakers. Trace the history of Cuba, and discover how the island, less than 100 miles from the U.S., reflects an air of nostalgia, embodies the spirit of entrepreneurship and stimulates hope for the future. Explore the capital city of Havana, admire the French colonial architecture of Cienfuegos, and wander through the cobblestone streets of colorful Trinidad. Learn about the U.S.-Cuban relations, religion, music, art, architecture, healthcare, race, and economics on this in-depth program. Throughout, meet with everyday Cubans sharing their stories, expertise, and passion for this island.