Havana

Feb 16, 2018 - Harmony V


While yesterday we did the must-sees, today was off-the-beaten path Havana.  I joined a group tour of the socialist housing project of Alamar, where we met with farmers at the Organopónico Vivero.  We congregated in Central Havana for lunch before heading out to Marianao to see the upbeat African-Spanish fusion dance company, Habana Compás.  As it was our last night in Havana, we had a royal send-off with a private performance by Grammy-nominated El Septeto Nacional. 

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Jeff Phillippe

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Jeff was raised in upstate New York and completed his B.A. in geography at Middlebury College in Vermont.  He attained his master’s degree in water resource science at Oregon State University where his research focused on glacier hydrology in the Pacific Northwest of the U.S. He spent most of his 20's teaching Earth sciences and geography at the secondary and university level, while taking his summers off to lead wilderness and climbing expeditions throughout the continental U.S., Alaska, and Canada.

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