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Cuba Travel Advisory – Part 2

Yesterday I posted “Cuba Travel Advisory – Part 1.” Today I would like to share an update I received from my U.S. licensed Travel Service Adviser, Lee Marona of Vaya Sojourns Travel. Hopefully this will shed more light on the situation and help allay any doubts you may have about traveling to Cuba. I will […]

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Cuba travel Advisory - part 1

Cuba Travel Advisory – Part 1

The U.S. State Departments travel advisory has people concerned about traveling to Cuba. The State Department has gone so far as to say that due to the reduction in embassy staff “the embassy would not be able to assure our security.”While pronouncements of this sort by our government should be taken seriously it needs to […]

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Legal Travel to Cuba

Legal Travel to Cuba

The people-to-people group license for legal travel to Cuba was created during the President Clinton administration (so it is not a new program). In January 2004, it was revoked by the Bush administration. It was reinstated and enhanced by the administration of President Barrack Obama, allowing US citizens to travel as individuals.  After President Trump’s […]

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Cuban Street Photographer - Havana Street Photography Workshop

Cuban Street Photographer

Before leaving for on my most recent workshop to Cuba a member of the Darkroom Cookbook Forum wrote to ask me if I knew what kind of film and paper South American street photographers used to expose and process in bright sunlight. I didn’t at the time but I promised to find out. I met […]

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The Future of Travel Under President Trump

CNN Politics”President-elect Donald Trump threatened Monday to ‘terminate’ the Obama administration’s efforts to normalize US-Cuba relations.” The Washington Post”President Obama’s historic move to normalize relations with Cuba hasn’t slowed repression by the Castro regime, and the incoming Trump administration is likely to take a tougher stand on restricting tourism, recovering stolen U.S. assets and demanding human […]

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Custom Cuba Educational Tours 2017

Thanks to Steve’s extensive experience leading groups to Cuba for educational, cultural, and religious purposes, we are constantly being asked to organize non-photography related tours. We are now offering Custom Cuba Educational Tours.Custom Cuba Educational Tours can be arranged for from one to as many persons as you like although the more participants the lower […]

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First Flights to Cuba

There’s been a lot of buzz about legalizing American carrier flights to Cuba. On Thursday, July 7, the US government finally announced “tentative” airline flight schedule and ports of departure. These are not official until approved by the DOT, after which the carrier has 90 days to comply or loose approval.The following is the proposed […]

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Tour or Workshop

Tour or Workshop: What’s the difference?A tour is designed to introduce you to a place, region, or country. A workshop is meant to practice and improve on your photography. A tour moves around and a workshop stays mostly in one place.Because of the travel involved there is not as much time on a tour for […]

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We Were There

We Were ThereWe were there on December 17, 2014 when President Obama and Raul pledged that they would work to ease the trade and travel restrictions between our two countries.We were there in December 2015 when it was announced there would be a normalization of mail service between our two countries.We were there on Monday, […]

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