BC: DEPARTED | CUBA | 1 April 2013
FC: Cuba March 24, 2013
1: CUBA 2013 | CUBA | ARRIVED 24 MARCH 2013
2: Day One... We arrive in Havana at our Hotel with a few minor blips at 6:30 am. Some of the crew went to bed and others swam at the pool. We met up for Lunch and headed out for a tour of Old Havana. The weather turned bad so we toured Havana in the bus and went to a Cuban Shopping Mall, kids were very intimidated.... Our day ended with a swim by the pool and lights out early. | Havana Cuba
3: Louise - Bus Driver | Maria - Tour Guide
4: Day 2... Departed the Hotel at 8:45 am, Havana Market here we come. We then went to the Museo Nacional De Ballas Artes (National Museum Of Fine Arts) for a tour. After Lunch we made our way to the Orphanage, then to the one of the Inner City Junior High Schools. This was a long day ending with yet one more performance at the Hotel. | DAY 2
6: Day 3... Departed the Hotel at 8:30 am on time this morning.. First stop was the Jazz Café for a Percussion Workshop - Excellent. We then had lunch at the Café, and then off to our next school. Children had to audition to get into this school. It was amazing. Our band performed with a special solo from Eric Park on the piano. We all had a wonderful time. Ladies came to the Hotel to braid hair later that day. The evening ended with a group attending a performance at the Jazz Café. | DAY 3
8: Day 4... Departed at 9:00 am, for a Choir Workshop. Our school choir performed. The workshop was amazing. 14 women sang in three part harmony. We then proceeded with lunch. Our afternoon was attending a Community Center Choir Performance. The evening was filled with excitement, we went to another Hotel with the First school for dinner, followed by dancing on the roof top of the Hotel, AMAZING EVENING!! | DAY 4
10: DAY 5
11: Day 5... Havana to Varadero Departed at 8:30 am. We toured Old Havana this morning, it was beautiful. We then proceeded to Varadero, stopping at a few attractions on the way. The first being the largest bridge in Cuba, followed by swimming/snorkeling in a cave. Everyone enjoyed themselves. | - - - -
12: DAY 6 | - - - -
13: Beach Day...
14: DAY 7 | Days 7 & 8... These days consisted of beach time, sun burned kids, church, market and Home Sweet Home.... From this page on we share our experiences randomly...
19: Happy Easter... | Happy Easter..
24: Farewell CUBA... until next time....