Cuba + Music + Paul de Barros = a once in a lifetime experience! This February, join Seattle Times jazz critic and author, Paul de Barros, for a 8 day adventure to Cuba. Tailored for the music lover, this group will dive into the lively arts culture of this tiny nation with outings to jazz clubs, salsa dance lessons, and a neighborhood rumba party. Other highlights include an outing to Ernest Hemingway’s home, a visit to an organic farm and plenty of time to mix it up with the locals. This group will be staying at the famous Hotel Nacional in Havana and a couple of nights in the Veradero region. Give your winter a little boost this year and head to sunny, warm and musical Cuba! Click here to see the full itinerary of Paul de Barros’s trip. To learn more about Earthbound Expeditions and our other adventures to Cuba and beyond, please visit our web page at: www.earthboundexpeditions.com.
Earthbound Expeditions is thrilled to announce a new trip to Cuba with expert horticulturalist, Dan Hinkley. Join Dan and other garden lovers for a nine day adventure to this beautiful Caribbean island known for its lushness and productivity. Dan is an experienced world traveler and will put you at ease as he leads this group through Havana, Trinidad and Cienfuegos. Outings on this journey will include the National Botanical gardens, a workshop with Havana Botanical Garden Society members, a visit to an extensive organic farm, and an afternoon in the agricultural region of Las Terrazas in the Pinar del Rio province. Once a large coffee plantation, Las Terrazas, has been replanted and renewed with a variety of crops, though the farming is still done mostly by hand. But the beauty of Cuba isn’t just in the soil! There will be plenty of opportunities to hear fabulous jazz, do a little salsa dancing and enjoy delicious meals in local paladars. Add a little sunshine and warmth to your winter (and learn something along the way)! Click here to see more details about this trip. To learn more about Earthbound Expeditions, please visit our website at: www.earthboundexpeditions.com.
Travel to Cuba with You Bet Your Garden public radio host Mike McGrath. This people to people garden tour to Cuba will feature visits to the National Botanical gardens, the highland forests of Las Terrazas, colonial Havana, art communities, organic farms and farmers markets. In addition, participants will tour the home of Ernest Hemingway, enjoy historic walks through old Havana and enjoy salsa dance lessons with private instructors. Accompanied by a local expert Cuban guide and Earthbound Expeditions tour leader you’ll also journey to two stunning towns on the south coast of Cuba: Trinidad and Cienfuegos. While on the south coast you’ll travel by old open air soviet truck in the mountains where you’ll have the opportunity to hike and enjoy a traditional lunch. Garden, history, architecture, dance and music all come together to create the perfect one week getaway. Don’t miss out. Join You Bet You Garden host Mike McGrath this coming January for a garden tour to Havana, Cuba. For more information about this journey and more visit Earthbound Expeditions at: www.earthboundexpeditions.com or visit http://whyy.org/cms/youbetyourgarden/ We look forward to touring the gardens of Cuba with you!
You can bet your garden this will be a fantastic trip! Join Mike McGrath, expert horticulturist, renowned author and WHYY radio show host, for a nine day adventure to Cuba. Tailored for the gardening enthusiast, this group will visit organic farms, the National Botanical Garden, the Cienfuegos Botanical Gardens and the Las Terrazas region. Las Terrazas, in the Pinar del Rio province, is now part of the UNESCO’s Biosphere reserve and known for its beauty and productivity. There will be ample opportunities to meet with the local farmers and learn about their work.
This gardening adventure will be well balanced with cultural explorations as well. There will be time for salsa dance lessons, visits with local artists and city tours of Havana. For Hemingway fans, there is an afternoon to explore his home and visit the fishing village of Cojimar–the setting for An Old Man and the Sea. And for history buffs, we’ll stop at the Museum of the Revolution and explore the colonial city of Trinidad. Still haven’t had enough by the end of the day? Join the locals at a jazz club for an evening out on the town!
As the organic food and gardening movement grows in popularity, we may learn a few tips from our neighbors to the south. Don’t miss out on this once-in-a-lifetime chance to see Cuba, experience its rich history and learn about its blossoming organic culture!
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Earthbound Expeditions is thrilled to offer numerous trips to Cuba this year. Whether your interests are in gardening, jazz, salsa dancing, Hemingway history or cuisine, our itineraries have been designed with the curious traveler in mind. Earthbound groups will have the opportunity to visit the National Museum of Fine Art, the National Botanical Gardens and Hemingway’s home “Finca Vigía”. There will be plenty of time to stroll the streets of Old Havana and talk with the locals–known for their warmth and friendliness. Many of our departures include excursions to the colonial city of Trinidad in the south or the agricultural region of Las Terrazas. We’ll have a chance to dine in private home restaurants, visit schools and art studios, and maybe even hop a ride in a 1950’s Cadillac. Don’t miss this chance of a lifetime to see Cuba with a small group of like-minded travelers. Click here to see a complete listing of all our departures. To learn more about Earthbound Expeditions and our other destinations, please visit our website at: www.earthboundexpeditions.com.
So close but yet so far….until now! Cuba has long been off-limits to American travelers, but with our “people-to-people” license, legal travel to this beautiful island is now possible.
Travel legally to Cuba with Earthbound Expeditions. The Department of Treasury, Office of Foreign Assets Control has authorized Earthbound Expeditions a license to operate people to people travel programs to Cuba. Experience the culture, history and music while exploring and meeting with the local residents. Dates for 2013 and 2014 are available, call our office for details, 800-723-8454!
If the gray dreary days of November tend to get you down, join KPLU and Earthbound Expeditions this year for a jazzy journey to South America! This trip has it all–tickets to the Buenos Aires Jazz Festival, numerous wine tastings in Chile & Argentina, a cooking class and even tango lessons! Sure to shake the winter “blahs” away, our travelers will enjoy fascinating city tours with local guides and opportunities to learn about the culture and history of these warm, friendly countries. An optional extension to Iguazu Falls is available. Click here to see a complete itinerary of this great journey or visit www.earthboundexpeditions.com to learn more about other trips.