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Conversations in Cuba

How we traveled and what we were expecting…

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La Conversacion Statute

Sunday 10/16/2016:  We boarded the Adonia in Miami, a 600′ boutique cruise ship that hosts 750 passengers — far less of a behemoth than big sister cruise ships with 3000+ passengers.  We were immediately attracted to the Adonia theme — a smaller ship of like-minded passengers visiting Cuba with a purpose.   A purpose of having people-to-people encounters, sharing of cultures, one person at a time.  The trip wasn’t about politics, a badge in Rosetta Stone Spanish, travel embargoes or governments — but simply meeting the Cuban people, learning more about their culture and sharing some of ours in return.    We would have 4 days on land:  2 days at Havana, 1 day in Cienfuegos and the final day in Santiago de Cuba.

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