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Cienfuegos to Havana, Cuba

Mar 18, 2017 - Panorama II

The DER below is from the expedition to Cuba that began on March 15, 2017.

Wrapping up our time in Havana, we transitioned to a new phase of the expedition. Departing the urban environment for small town Cienfuegos, we will be trading our Hotel Nacional accommodations for those onboard the sail-assisted motor vessel Panorama II as we move from the Atlantic coast of Cuba to the shores of the Caribbean Sea.

The three-hour drive from Havana to Cienfuegos offered the opportunity to glimpse first-hand the many topics we’ve been introduced to in recent days, including Havana’s outskirts and growth patterns, agricultural practices and crops, rural transportation, and some of the island’s wildlife.

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  • Deb Goodwin Naturalist

    Following her first wilderness paddling expedition as a teen, Deb recognized the power of immersive experience in motivating individuals to value and protect the natural world. She is passionate about creating opportunities for the inquisitive of all ages to engage with remote places and underexplored marine environments. Over the years, Deb has worked as a sailor, educator, and research scientist in the North and South Pacific, the North and equatorial Atlantic, and the Caribbean.