Tag Archives: Havana

Update on Cuba Travel

Here’s an update on the situation in Cuba that I received from my U.S. Travel Service Provider.Hurricane Irma: Not much damage was done in Havana proper. Any hurricane damage that did occur has been repaired and all normal tourist venues in the country are open for visits.Sonic nonsense and the US Embassy:  We have taken the position from […]

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

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 | 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 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 In January 2004, it was revoked by the Bush administration.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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Travel to Cuba in the Post-Obama Era

In the last year, we have experienced an unprecedented freedom of travel to Cuba from the U.S. Under the current guidelines all you need to do is state that you are traveling for educational purposes and you can board any commercial flight to the island, from many major airports in the U.S.However, the freedom to […]

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Custom Cuba Educational Tours

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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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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