The Nikon Z 7 mirrorless interchangeable lens camera

Nikon Z Cameras

Death of the DSLRFor me, the timing of the Nikon Z 7 and Z 6 release could not have been better. The manuscript for my new book, Mirrorless Interchangeable Lens Cameras: Getting the most from your MILC, was in the early stages of production when I learned of the release planned for August 23, 2018.The […]

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Kwilt Shoebox Plus - Special Offer - Discount - Your Own Personal Cloud Storage

Kwilt Shoebox Plus-Your Own Personal Cloud

If you want to be notified about future offers leave us your name and email on our home page. Kwilt Shoebox Plus Personal Cloud Storage The Kwilt Shoebox Plus is designed to create your own personal cloud device anywhere in the world you have internet access. It can even be used in Cuba where wi-fi […]

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Man on Bus | Havana, Cuba | Steve Anchell Photography Workshop and Tour

Cuba Travel Advisory – Part 2

Dear Colleagues:You might be dealing with travelers who are concerned over the current situation with Cuba and are perhaps concerned about traveling there based on recent announcements and media coverage.  Vaya Sojourns feels that it is our ethical obligation to share with you the facts that we have uncovered while intensely monitoring this situation in the media and also within our own inside […]

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Cuba travel Advisory | Steve Anchell Photography Workshops and Tours

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 […]

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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 In January 2004, it was revoked by the Bush administration.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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Hotel Telegrafo Exterior - Cuba Photography Workshops | Havana, Cuba | Steve Anchell Cuba Photography Workshop and Photo Tours of Cuba

The Price of Change

The Impact of Tourism on Cuba Commentary by Steve Anchell © 2021 Steve Anchell. All rights reserved. As someone who has traveled legally to Cuba and led twenty-five workshops since 2001, I can attest it is almost as easy for U.S. citizens to travel to Cuba today as it is to visit Mexico. Almost, as […]

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Vinales Valley

Vinales Valleya UNESCO SiteIn 1999, UNESCO declared the Vinales valley a World Heritage Site, in the category of Cultural Landscape. Among the reasons listed is the following: “The Vinales Valley is an outstanding, calcic landscape in which the traditional agricultural methods (particularly the tobacco harvest) have been preserved without alteration for centuries. A rich vernacular […]

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Festival of Fire in Santiago

Festival of Fire in Santiago de CubaRead MoreYou ain’t seen nothing until you’ve been to Santiago. Santiago de Cuba is unlike anywhere else on the island. Every evening there is song and dance in at least one of three outdoor parks, and all three are within walking distance of each other. This video was made […]

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President Obama to visit Cuba

Photo of President Obama by Pete SouzaPresident Obama to Visit Cuba in MarchWe were there on December 17, 2014, when President Obama and Cuban leader, Raul Castro, announced a normalizing of diplomatic relations between our two countries. I was leading a workshop on the island and we watched the announcement on television in a Cuban’s […]

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