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Hemingway and Cuba

Hemingway Cuba

Hemingway and his love for Cuba

By Rosario Villaplana

Since I was very young I was fascinated by Hemingway, his work, his life, his magnetic and controversial personality and thus I became passionate about his books and anecdotes.  How much truth and legend surround his name?  A man about whom so many stories are told and who seems a character taken out from a book of fiction.  One night, at a bar in California, I heard that my friends were planning to make a trip to Cuba and, at that very moment, I thought of Hemingway; this was my opportunity to visit the places where he lived, to learn more about his life and even to talk with people who knew him personally.

I made up my mind and embarked on the trip to Cuba with my friends.  I wanted to see with my own eyes all that had made Hemingway fall in love with the island.  In my mind, Hemingway was an adventurer, a remarkable fisherman, a three-war hero and a lover of life, literature, women and alcohol; but, above all, an admirable writer.

Mi first impression in arriving in Cuba was unforgettable.  I was captivated by the sea and the sky views and, after a few days, I had been seduced by the Cubans; their joyful and extroverted manners were passed on to all of us.

Finca La Vigía, Hemingway’s home for almost two decades, was rented by him and by his wife Martha Gellhorn.  As Martha was tired of living in Ambos Mundos Hotel in Old Havana, and weary of unreasonable visits and meetings with tourists, she decided to rent the house in order to feel more at ease.  La Vigía is 10 miles away from Havana, in San Francisco de Paula, a small and humble town.  The entrance, populated with trees, invites the visitors to walk along to the house where we announced our arrival following the tradition of ringing a bell placed at the entrance.  This bell used to be rung to welcome special guests of the family.

The Casona (big house) with its fully open doors and windows allows the entry of the sun rays in each corner of the rooms where you can breath the same air as Hemingway did while he read and studied books and when he wrote works like “For Whom the Bells Toll.”  The house was completely open to the public since 1962, a year after Hemingway´s death, but after some incidents like the breakage of a dish by Raisa Gorbachev during her visit to the house, access was restricted to the interiors, thus safeguarding one of the greatest heritages of Hemingway that exist in the world.

A wide collection of Hemingway’s manuscripts, letters, hunting trophies and his personal library containing more than 9000 books, among them, Mark Twain’s, Honoré de Balzac’s and other classics’ complete works are kept in the Casona. The rooms, which were decorated by his fourth wife Mary Welsh, are wide and tidy, and carry the visitor’s imagination to Hemingway’s everyday life.  In the courtyard there is a 40-feet high tower built for Hemingway to isolate himself and write in the third-floor room.  However, Hemingway never went there to write but to relax and enjoy the view from that place; he studied manuscripts, revised his books and kept collection objects from his trips around the world.  I enjoyed hearing about Hemingway’s writing ritual: he typed standing up, usually in the early morning when the silence in the house must have been absolute.  He used his typewriter or a graphite pencil to write in the working room of the “Casona”, barefooted most of the time, stepping on the skin of a kudu hunted by him.  The room remains intact as if the typewriter keys would suddenly break the silence creating another masterpiece.  Some of Hemingway’s belongings, papers and collection objets still remain there, incredibly preserved.

Felipe, our guide in Havana, told us that Benito Mussolini once sent a blank cheque to Hemingway in order to buy a kudu’s head, but Ernest replied that it was priceless and that if he wanted a kudu he should go to Africa and hunt it himself.

Hemingway’s passion for fishing is also present at La Vigía.  His precious yatch “El Pilar” is kept there as a tribute to his partner in so many adventures.  El Pilar was Hemingway’s longer lasting love; he had it for almost 30 years and he sailed uncountable times between Havana and Key West and went to Bimini in the Bahamas.  Hemingway equipped his yacht to hunt nazi submarines during World War II, helped scientific friends to carry out research on the marlin fish and enjoyed long fishing outings and numerous parties he gave almost every day on its deck.  His yacht was his accomplice and most faithful friend.  Unbelievably, after his death, the yatch was abandoned at the shores of Cojímar for several years.  Cojímar is a small fishermen’s town at the east of Havana and became internationally renowned as the place where Hemingway used to anchor “El Pilar” and from where he departed when he went fishing.  This place inspired his most outstanding novel “The Old Man and the Sea” that would award him the Pulitzer Price in 1953 and then the Nobel Prize, “For his powerful, style-forming mastery of the art of modern narration, as most recently evinced in ‘The Old Man and the Sea’”, according to the words by the Stockholm panel of judges.

I leave the house almost with the conviction that Hemingway will soon be back.  It is so well preserved and intact that it seems that, at any moment, “Papa” will come in through one of the doors reading a book or sipping a drink.

After our visit, we tasted a fresh cocktail made with the typical Cuban “guarapo” (sugar cane juice), orange juice, pinapple juice and a few of us added some rum to pay tribute to one of the hobbies of our host.

During the following days I was led to tread along Hemingway’s steps through Havana.  Hemingway used to visit bars and restaurants, always following his favorite drinks.  He used to go to the Floridita Restaurant, where there is a full-size statue of Hemingway, the Bodeguita del Medio, where he used to drink Mojitos, the Sloppy Joe’s Bar and, as some connoisseurs say, it would be better to mention the bars where he did not go or else the list would be endless.  We also visited the Ambos Mundos Hotel, room 511, where Hemingway stayed many times before he decided to rent Finca La Vigía.

Hemingway’s legacy in Cuba is amazing.  The famous marlin fishing tournament named after him was initiated by him in 1950 and, curiously true is the fact that the biggest marlin was caught by Mary Welsh, his fourth wife.  There is also a bust of Hemingway in the main roundabout of Cojímar.  The famous beach called El Pilar in Cayo Guillermo was named after his yatch, and he is also remembered and honored in many other places.

I left Cuba with a promise to come back.  These have been intensive days for me and I carry in my heart a joyful country, eager to live and to open to the world.  I returned with sadness, leaving the friends I have made, but also happy to have made contact with Hemingway.  I am sure that his spirit is still roaming about the Casona and that from some place, below or above, he is smiling mischievously with a daiquiri in his hand, inviting me to share together all his passions.

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Travel to Cuba - 90 Miles Weekend

DEPARTING EVERY THURSDAY

Discover the ebullient Havana in this 4 days trip. Meet members of the Classic Car Club of Cuba, walk in Old Havana UNESCO World Heritage Site, learn about the live of Ernest Hemingway in Cuba and enjoy a delicious "ropa vieja" in one of the best restaurants in the city. MORE DETAILS

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Our packages to Cuba are all inclusive. Unlike other tour organizers, we include hotel, tours, meals...  You only need to bring your willingness to have a wonderful time when you travel to Cuba. 

The  Cuban Visa and the Departure Fee are payable to the charter are an extra charge of $85 and $25 respectively. 

Please note one or two drinks are included during lunch and dinner, depending on the venue. Extra drinks are on your own. Price for water is 1CUC, beers, mojitos, sodas, juices range from 1.5 to 3CUC. 

All prices, fees and deposits are per person and based in double occupancy. Depending on the tour, there is a single supplement for solo travelers 

Travel to Cuba - Colonial Heritage

DEPARTING EVERY THURSDAY 

Visit Havana, Viñales, Cienfuegos and Trinidad, the most colonial town in Cuba. Rub shoulders with farmers in a tobacco plantation, attend a private show of Afro Cuban dancers, head your steps through a guided architectural appreciation of Old Havana... MORE DETAILS

Travel to Cuba - Echoes and Reviews

In Touch Travel has been providing legal travel to Cuba since 2012. In 4 years we have brought more than 500 Americans to the biggest island in the Caribbean. Please take 2 minutes of your precious time to read what others have to say about our services and the unforgettable experience of traveling In Touch with Cuba. 

 

 

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Faces of Cuba Today

by Gary Topper

Born and raised in Los Angeles, I first started traveling with camera in hand at the age of 21, on a 7 month solo journey around the world. This was in the early 60’s when tourism had not really reached most of the planet.  The opportunity to see a multitude of cultures sparked a lifelong interest in travel and photography, documenting a mysterious world few had seen.  The passion to find places both spiritual and secular led to years of continuous travel, including this recent journey to Cuba in January 2015.  

Several years ago I joined the Marin Photo Club, where I met a community of wonderful photographers, who were open to sharing their knowledge and expertise.  The stimulation of exploring a shared interest with like-minded colleagues has continued to refine my “shutter eye”.   Recently awarded the Best Color Photograph at the 2015 Marin County Fair and Best in Show photograph by the Mill Valley photography studio, The Image Flow, my enthusiasm and excitement for photography has fueled a driving passion to capture “moments in time” in a rapidly changing world.

Travel to Cuba - General Information

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In Touch Travel Services has been licensed by The U.S. Department of Treasury, Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) authorizing us to organize and operate People to People programs to Cuba.

All programs under this license include a full-time schedule of educational exchange activities designed to promote meaningful interactions between Americans and Cubans. People to people travel is not tourist-oriented or self-directed but is a great experience to get in touch with real people, living how they live, visiting a wide scope of organizations, institutions, and community projects that provide a better understanding of the Cuban people. 

A few years ago the US Government implemented people-to-people educational travel, an initiative that allows Americans to travel to Cuba, using a specific license, issued by the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s OFAC. Today it is possible to travel legally to Cuba under 12 categories of general licenses. In order to comply with OFAC rules for visiting Cuba, travelers should keep a travel journal as a record of the trip. This journal will serve as proof that you have traveled to Cuba for educational purposes and should be kept for a period of five years as proof of the educational nature of your trip. 

Travel to Cuba - Meet Our Team

In Touch Travel was founded in 2012 in Hartford, CT by Viviana Alves and Elme Castillo who is actually the president and one of the tour directors of the company.

We have been licensed by OFAC Department of Treasury to organize trips to Cuba under the people to people program and we have brought lot of Americans to visit the big island during 4 years. Our Cuban tour leaders, expertise, relations and contacts in Cuba make us an unrivaled tour company to count on when planning your trip.

In 2016 we have opened our new office in Miami where you are welcome to visit us. There are a lot of good friends who work with us in making your tour unforgettable!

Please meet some of the guys that will be In Touch with you along the way!  

Yisel Tour DirectorElme and Viviana at the Office in ConnecticutYunior Tour Director and Logistics

Mariela Tour CoordinatorJorge Tour DirectorChristian Tour DirectorJavier Tour Director

 

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Jorge Smith

Elme Castillo

Christian Ortiz

Yunior Crespo

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Travel to Cuba - Soul of Havana

DEPARTING EVERY OTHER SUNDAY 

Visit the trendy city on the spots. Obama, Rolling Stones, Vin Diesel... and you are next. Enjoy walking in Paseo del Prado where Chanel run his fashion show. Discover the art of Jose Fuster, the Picasso of the Caribbean and wrap your trip with a Fiesta Cubana in Viñales... MORE DETAILS

Travel to Cuba - Terms and Conditions

RESPONSIBILITIES

Neither Polimita Cuba Travel LLC dba In Touch Travel, nor their employees, officers, directors, successors, agents, neither own nor operate any entity, including but not limited to hotels, planes, yachts, buses, etc., which is to, or does, provide goods or services for these programs. Because Polimita Cuba Travel LLC dba In Touch Travel does not retain any control over the personnel, equipment, or operations of these suppliers, Polimita Cuba Travel LLC dba In Touch Travel assumes no responsibility for and cannot be liable for any personal injury, death, property damage, or other loss, accident, delay, inconvenience or irregularity which may be occasioned by reason of (1) any wrongful, negligent, willful or unauthorized acts or omissions on the part of any of the tour suppliers, or other employees or agents, (2) any defect in or failure of any vehicle, equipment, instrument owned, operated or otherwise by any of these suppliers, or (3) any wrongly, willful, or negligent act or omissions on any part of any other party not under the supervision or control of the Polimita Cuba Travel LLC dba In Touch Travel, (4) government actions, sickness, weather, strikes, hostilities, wars, terrorist acts, acts of nature, local laws or other such causes. All services and accommodations are subject to the laws and regulations of the country in which they are provided. Polimita Cuba Travel LLC dba In Touch Travel is not responsible for any baggage or personal effects of any individual participating in the programs arranged by Polimita Cuba Travel LLC dba In Touch Travel. Individual travelers are responsible for purchasing a travel insurance policy, if desired, that will cover some of the expenses associated with the loss of luggage or personal effects. 

TERMS AND CONDITIONS

These Terms and Conditions apply to all our scheduled programs to Cuba.By booking online or while on a phone call or in person at our office, the traveler accepts all these Terms and Conditions.

1- PROFILE AND RECORDKEEPING

All travelers must complete the TRAVELER PROFILE and agree to keep a record of all the activities while in Cuba.

The Traveler Profile must be completed at least 60 days prior to departure or within 48 hours of booking, whichever is later.

If we do not receive the TRAVELER PROFILE promptly, your booking may be subject to additional fees and/or cancellation.

The TRAVELER PROFILE includes:

-  Traveler Information Form

-  Copy of your passport

-  Travel Affidavit*

-  Visa Information form

-  These Terms and Conditions dated and signed

* If you are not willing to sign the Travel Affidavit you will not be accepted by the charter to board the plane.

Non-refundable charges will apply accordingly to Cancelation Policies.

A Letter of Authorization and a copy of the OFAC´s Department of the Treasury License will be provided to each traveler along with the itinerary for record-keeping purposes and the traveler should keep it for 5 years after the trip is completed.

2- ELIGIBILITY AND MINIMUM AGE

U.S. Citizens and legal permanent residents in U.S are eligible to travel under In Touch Travel Services Programs.  All itineraries provide a full time schedule of educational activities that will result in meaningful interactions between traveler and individuals in Cuba. U.S. law requires that all persons who participate in this program adhere to this full time schedule, and imposes on Polimita Cuba Travel dba In Touch Travel the obligation to ensure such adherence.

Although OFAC´s Department of Treasury has issued no restrictions in the age of participants on People-to-People programs scheduled by In Touch Travel Services, we have a minimum required age for travelers based on the nature of the trips. Children traveling with a parent or guardian should be more than 12 years old.  Travelers are required to be at least 18 years old when unaccompanied by an adult. If a Participant is between the ages of 12 and 18 and not traveling with their legal parent or guardian, a notarized letter of consent is required from their legal parent or guardian.

Based onPolimita Cuba Travel dba In Touch Travel discretion, date range will be considered in a case by case basis when a customized group has been organized.  

3- PRICING

Prices are per person, based on double occupancy. A limited quantity of single-occupancy rooms are available for an additional charge. Prices include lodging at first class hotel or private homes (depending on the tour), meals,  all ground transportation, and medical insurance while in Cuba. Prices do not include Cuban visa, airline tickets, airline excess baggage fees. We do our best to provide accurate and up-to-date information on our website, but errors may occur. Prices and availability are subject to change at any time, and prices are not guaranteed until we receive your final payment.

Prices do not include transportation to the start point of the program. The traveler is solely responsible for any airfare or other travel expenses from the traveler´s home location to the start point of the program. Programs generally start/end at Miami International Airport. 

4- PAYMENT POLICY

4a) DEPOSITS: A deposit of $500 per person is required to guarantee your reservation, which will be applied towards the cost of your tour. Deposits are generally non-refundable, except in rare cases when we cannot confirm all components of a booking at the purchase price. 

4b) CONFIRMATION:  Once we receive your booking and deposit, we will confirm all prices and availability within 3-4, business days (even more, depending on the charter company) and send you a confirmation email. If upon confirmation, any option or component you selected is no longer available or any price has increased, you may cancel your booking and receive a refund on your deposit, which is otherwise non-refundable. Any arrangement for your domestic flight to the point of departure should be made upon receive confirmation of the flights and made the final payment. If you make any arrangements before confirmation of making the final payment is on your own risk and In Touch Travel Services will not be liable for any missed connection of your flights.

4c) FINAL PAYMENT:  Any pending balance must be paid in full at least 60 days prior to departure, or within 48 hours of your booking whichever is later. If sending payment by mail please make sure it reaches us by the due date. Late payments are subject to a $50 late payment fee. If your final payment is more than 15 days late, your reservation will be automatically cancelled and your deposit will be forfeited.

5- CHANGES 

After we receive your booking fee and before you make the final payment, we can generally make changes to your booking for a $100 per-person change fee. 

After we receive the final payment, changes to the booking are not permitted except for cancellation.

6- CANCELLATION AND REFUND

If a traveler cancels for any reason after the final payment is received, the traveler must notify In Touch Travel Services in writing. The cancellation will be effective upon In Touch Travel receipt of the written notification at its office in 4401 W. Flagler St Apt 2, Coral Gables, FL, 33134.

In the unlikely event In Touch Travel Services needs to cancel a trip, the full amount paid by the traveler will be refunded. The traveler agrees to work withPolimita Cuba Travel dba In Touch Travel in finding alternative options to avoid any trip cancellation including, but not limited to, traveling from another point of departure or changing dates 1 day before or after the schedule.   

Polimita Cuba Travel dba In Touch Travel incurs substantial administrative and planning costs prior to the departure of a traveler. Therefore, all cancellations incur a per-person cancellation fee, listed as follow:

- 60 days prior to departure: $600

- 59-30 days prior departure: $1200

- 0-29 days of departure:  No Refund 

The cancellation fee is based on the full package price. If cancellation is required traveler will receive the full package price less the cancellation fee, according to the date of cancellation is received.  

Although the $500 booking fee is non-refundable, traveler may apply the $500 deposit to another  program to be scheduled within 6-months of the scheduled start date, subject to space availability and In Touch Travel Service´s discretion.

Unused services cannot be refunded once the trip has begun. No refund can be made for absence by travelers from any part of the itinerary.

It is very important that all travelers understand the cancellation policy. If it is not clear, please contact us for clarification. In Touch Travel Services cannot make exceptions to this cancellation policy for any reason, including medical emergencies or any reason beyond its control. Polimita Cuba Travel dba In Touch Travel strongly recommends to travelers to purchase trip protection insurance.

7- DOCUMENTS REQUIREMENTS

Passports & Visas

PASSPORTS: Passports are required for all U.S. citizens traveling abroad. Passports should contain at least 2 blank pages for visa and immigration stamps and must be valid for at least 6 months after your return date. 

Due to TSA Secure Flight requirements, you must enter all traveler names on the TRAVELER PROFILE  exactly as they appear on the travelers' passport(s). If accurate information is not provided, airlines may charge penalties to make corrections, or may even deny boarding.

VISA REQUIRED: All US citizens must have a passport and a visa to enter Cuba. The VISA will be processed by the Charter company and it has a cost of $65. All the information required for the VISA paperwork will be obtained from the TRAVELER PROFILE. If you hold a passport from another country or you were born in Cuba please check other requirements or contact us for more information. 

All itineraries provide a full time schedule of educational activities that will result in meaningful interactions between you and individuals in Cuba. U.S. law requires that all persons who participate in this program adhere to this full time schedule, and imposes on Polimita Cuba Travel dba In Touch Travel the obligation to ensure such adherence. Booking with Polimita Cuba Travel dba In Touch Travel you agree and accept these Terms and Conditions. 

Travel to Cuba - The Blog

  • Can I Travel to Cuba?
  • Travel to Cuba - All Inclusive Tours
  • Travel to Cuba - General Information
  • Travel to Cuba - Private home stay
  • Travel to Cuba - Faces
  • Travel to Cuba - Organic Farming

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Can I visit Cuba?

Yes, you can visit Cuba legally under one of 12 categories authorized by the US Department of the Treasury, although tourism in Cuba remains forbidden for Americans.

The Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) lifted some of the travel restrictions to Cuba after January 2015. There are several tour organizers and Non Profit Organizations operating travel to Cuba under general License for People to People contact.  

In Touch Travel has been licensed to organize trips to Cuba since 2012. We have granted the specific license to travel to Cuba for certain educational exchanges not involving academic study pursuant to a degree program – 31 C.F.R. § 515.565(b)(2) from OFAC...

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Our packages to Cuba are all inclusive. Unlike other tour organizers, we include hotel, tours, meals...  You only need to bring your willingness to have a wonderful time when you travel to Cuba. 

The  Cuban Visa and the Departure Fee are payable to the charter are an extra charge of and respectively. 

Please note one or two drinks are included during lunch and dinner, depending on the venue. Extra drinks are on your own. Price for water is 1CUC, beers, mojitos, sodas, juices range from 1.5 to 3CUC. 

All prices, fees and deposits are per person and based in double occupancy. Depending on the tour, there is a single supplement for solo travelers 

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In Touch Travel Services has been licensed by The U.S. Department of Treasury, Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) authorizing us to organize and operate People to People programs to Cuba.

All programs under this license include a full-time schedule of educational exchange activities designed to promote meaningful interactions between Americans and Cubans. People to people travel is not tourist-oriented or self-directed but is a great experience to get in touch with real people, living how they live, visiting a wide scope of organizations, institutions, and community projects that provide a better understanding of the Cuban people. 

A few years ago the US Government implemented people-to-people educational travel, an initiative that allows Americans to travel to Cuba, using a specific license, issued by the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s OFAC. Today it is possible to travel legally to Cuba under 12 categories of general licenses. In order to comply with OFAC rules for visiting Cuba, travelers should keep a travel journal as a record of the trip. This journal will serve as proof that you have traveled to Cuba for educational purposes and should be kept for a period of five years as proof of the educational nature of your trip. 

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Your home away from home – Private lodging in Cuba

By Laura Álvarez 

Here is a Caribbean island that is constantly reinventing itself, a place where its impressive sun can blaze, and yet, nurture.  Most foreign destinations wish to emulate our dazzling glow.  In Cuba, the course of events runs at an incredible speed; and like in other parts of the world, its economy permeates its social dynamics.  Private business initiative has sprung in an unusual, and at times, troubling fashion.  The public mindset, however, is still struggling with its memories of the ban on private property that was imposed many years ago.  Notwithstanding, the economic crisis that befell Cuba in the nineties accelerated a shift in favor of private enterprise as a way to satisfy household shortages.  In this context, informal home rentals to foreigners began to proliferate.  But this business model was also helping to foster a sort of “sex tourism,” since the formal hotel sector was out of bounds for locals.  Up until then, international tourism had not been promoted, but the growing numbers of foreign visitors that followed the collapse of the Eastern European socialist community encouraged an increasing number of Cubans to rent their homes as a means to bolster their personal income.          

In 1997, the lease of private homes was legalized; however, excessive taxation drove many of the initial micro entrepreneurs to bankruptcy, and only the most established operations managed to stay in business.   This result was also attributed to a lack of expertise and experience among these proprietors, as well as a poor foresight by the Cuban State that had failed to develop an infrastructure in support of its private sector as a sustainable source of living for Cubans and a steady generator of foreign-exchange streams.

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Faces of Cuba Today

by Gary Topper

Born and raised in Los Angeles, I first started traveling with camera in hand at the age of 21, on a 7 month solo journey around the world. This was in the early 60’s when tourism had not really reached most of the planet.  The opportunity to see a multitude of cultures sparked a lifelong interest in travel and photography, documenting a mysterious world few had seen.  The passion to find places both spiritual and secular led to years of continuous travel, including this recent journey to Cuba in January 2015.  

Several years ago I joined the Marin Photo Club, where I met a community of wonderful photographers, who were open to sharing their knowledge and expertise.  The stimulation of exploring a shared interest with like-minded colleagues has continued to refine my “shutter eye”.   Recently awarded the Best Color Photograph at the 2015 Marin County Fair and Best in Show photograph by the Mill Valley photography studio, The Image Flow, my enthusiasm and excitement for photography has fueled a driving passion to capture “moments in time” in a rapidly changing world.

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Organic Farming in Cuba

By Loly García de León and Yunior Crespo

In 2014 Tripadvisor included Cuba among the first 10 places of major increase as world tourist destination.  Moreover, after the announcements made by US President Barack Obama to lift some of the travelling limitations for American citizens to visit the island, Cuba has boomed in 2015 as a cultural and educational destination.

Due to a world trend for good feeding habits and also as part of the concern for the environment, a culture for ecologic agriculture and consumption of organic produce, mainly vegetables and legumes, is growing in Cuba.

An important precedent of organic farming in Cuba has been the coffee plantations located in the mountains of Guantánamo and Baracoa since 1900, where the Altoserra company grows gourmet quality coffee exported mainly to Japan and some European countries.

Among the attractions offered by the major companies especialized in educational and cultural people-to-people trips are the guided visits to the ecological farms “La Yoandra” in Havana and “Paraiso” in Viñales.

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Travel to Cuba - The Cuban Blog

Travel to Cuba - Tour Colonial Heritage

Mapa CubaVisit Havana, Viñales, Cienfuegos and Trinidad -the most colonial Cuban town. Meet farmers in a tobacco plantation, attend a private show of Afro Cuban dancers, head your steps through an architectural appreciation of Old Havana... 

RECOMMENDED FLIGHTS

Direct flight Miami to Havana - American Airlines
Departure: Thursdays, 7:30AM or 9:30AM - Flight Duration: 1 hour
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Direct flight Cienfuegos to Miami - American Airlines Flight 1096
Return: Friday afternoon - Arrival time in Miami: Around 5:30PM*

PLEASE NOTE DUE TO AIRLINES FLUCTUATING PRICES, WE ARE NO LONGER ABLE TO INCLUDE THE FLIGHTS IN OUR FIX PRICE PACKAGES.
WE ARE ALWAYS AT YOUR REQUEST TO ASSIST YOU BOOKING THE RECOMMENDED FLIGHT.

 

THE TOUR AT A GLANCE

Highlights

Havana, Viñales and Las Terrazas

  • Hemingway's place
  • Organic Farm in Havana
  • Colonial History at Morro Castle
  • Architectural appreciation tour of Old Havana: Cathedral Square and more 
  • Ride cars of the Classic Car Club of Cuba
  • Visit Jose Fuster Art Gallery
  • Explore the roots of the Cuban Culture at Museum of Yoruba
  • AfroCuban dance show at Asociacion Yoruba
  • Bargain and buy Cuban art at Mercado San Jose
  • Visit Las Terrazas, Viñales Valley and a tobacco plantation
  • Attend a Fiesta Guajira (Creole Party in the countryside) 
  • Visit Trinidad, the most Colonial town in Cuba
  • Learn about Cienfuegos, the only city in Cuba founded by French
  • Stop by Bay of Pigs Museum in Playa Larga
Price Includes
  • 3 nights Habana Libre Hotel or Villa Vedado Palace in Havana
  • 2 Nights at Beautiful Private Homes in Viñales (See Article and Pictures)
  • 3 Nights at Beautiful Private Homes in Trinidad (See Article and Pictures)
  • Medical Insurance while in Cuba
  • OFAC License Certification and letter of authorization
  • All meals except 1 lunch and 1 dinner on your own
  • All in ground transportation in Cuba to organized activities
  • Admission to all scheduled educational activities and exchange program
  • In Touch Travel Tour Director
  • English-speaking local guide
  • 24 hours emergency phone number while in Cuba
Departure Every Thursday from Miami (MIA)
Style

History & Culture & Exploration Tour. Involves walking and trekking in the countryside.
Group of 18 travelers or less. 
Full time dedicated staff: 1 Tour Director, 1 Guide, 1 Driver

Advise
  • For this tour we recommend to arrive in Miami the night before because of early departure
  • Also we recommend to spend the after trip night in Miami because of the late arrival
  • Check our FAQs for updated information on Cuban topics.
  • Please note the cost of the Cuban Visa ($85) will be charged separately. 

DETAILED ITINERARY

Cuba Itinerary DAY 1 Hola, bienvenido a Cuba!  We will arrive in the morning. Meet our guide at the airport and visit "Finca Vigia" the home where Hemingway lived in Cuba. Lunch at Paladar Divino. Check in at Hotel in the neighborhood of El Vedado. Welcome cocktail and meeting with our guide that will explain the program for our trip. Time to rest, money exchange... Dinner will be served at 7PM at paladar "Cañonazo". We need to move quickly because the canon blast ceremony is scheduled for 9PM. After the ceremony we will attend a presentation by our guide about the Colonial history related to pirates and buccaneers. We will have opportunities to take some pictures and to have informal chats with those young men who run the ceremony while serving their military duties.
OPTIONAL: Returning our hotel we will pass by the Nacional Hotel. You may stay there and enjoy the live music at the Patio in front of the Malecon Habanero. 

Cuba Itinerary DAY 2 - This morning we will walk through Old Havana in a guided tour for appreciation of the colonial buildings in this UNESCO World Heritage Site. Central Park, Obispo Street, Cathedral Square, the Old and Saint Francis Abbey and a book market are among  the spots we will visit. After a short walk through cobblestone streets in Old Havana, lunch will be served at “Cuba 54". After lunch, complete the Old Havana tour visiting the Cuban Association of Artisans. Bargain and buy artworks from authentic Cuban painters. On the way back to the hotel we will visit an orphanage in Miramar where about 15 children between 5 and 18 years old have a home. Return to the hotel for rest. Dinner on your own ($). (Recommended WOW! or Cuba Pasion restaurants, located just few steps from the hotel)
OPTIONAL: If your batteries are still charged you can go to Cabaret Parissien at Nacional Hotel, great music, great show.   

Cuba Itinerary DAY 3 - After breakfast at the hotel we will meet self employed taxi drivers who run their businesses in old cars such as Chevy, Chrysler, Oldsmobile, all of them built in U.S. before the 1959 Cuban Revolution. Ride those cars to visit Art Studio of Jose Fuster. He is well known for his work converting a poor fishermen village into an open art gallery. Lunch at "Living Havana", enjoy the real SANDWICH CUBANO. After lunch we will visit Museum of Yoruba. Explore the roots of the Afrocuban religion, a mix of art, music and tradition. We will attend a live music and dance show with Cuban Orishas. Return to the hotel for rest and leisure.Dinner will be served at Paladar Rejoneo. 

Cuba Itinerary DAY 4 -  Check out at 9AM. Depart to Las Terrazas. Visit this biosphere reserve and discover the living of Cuban artists and people in the countryside of Pinar del Rio, the westernmost province of Cuba. Visit the studio of Lester Campa or one of the artists living in the village. Visit other projects in town. Lunch at Casa del Campesino. Visit the coffee terraces and if possible visit the orchid garden. Continue the trip to Vinales. Check in at private homes. Rest and wander around in the neighborhood. Dinner at home with the Cuban families. 

Cuba Itinerary DAY 5: After breakfast we will head our steps to a tobacco farm to learn about the tradition of growing and making the best cigar in the world. Visit the faux prehistorical mural and if possible ride a horse in the surrounding area. Lunch will be served at the organic farm Finca Paraiso where you will learn about organic farming in Cuba. In the afternoon visit Cueva del Indio where you will ride a boat through the river under the cave. Continue with a visit to the center of the town for local-made crafts shopping. Dinner at a local paladar or at a Patio with the group. Depending on the schedule of Casa del Son, attend a Fiesta Campesina with live music and dance. 

Cuba Itinerary DAY 6 - DAY 6 The breakfast will be early as we need to depart to Cienfuegos. Exotic lunch at Paladar "Palpite". We will make a stop to visit the historic Bay of Pigs, learn the role of the invasion in the history of the relations between Cuba and the USA. Continue our trip to Cienfuegos For this tour we have handpicked several "casas particulares" -private homes in the center of the city where we will be lodged. Dinner will be served at home in front of the Cienfuegos Bay. Wrap the night with a mojito at Palacio del Valle or along Cienfuegos Malecon where locals use to play music and dance.          

Cuba Itinerary  DAY 7 Visit Trinidad one of the 7 first villages of Cuba. It was founded by Diego Velazquez in 1514. Together with the nearby Valle de los Ingenios (Sugar Mill Valley), it has been one of UNESCO´s World Heritage sites since 1988. We will meet Annia, the Historian of the Village who will talk about the Colonial Heritage in the region. We will visit the gallery of Danilo Moreno to discover the sculptures and the ingenuity of his creations with disposable materials. “Where others see garbage and death, Danilo sees the beginning of a new creation”. The tour will continue with a visit to the Main Parish, the street market and the museum of Colonial art.   The lunch will be served at paladar "La Botija" with a pizza menu. Visit the home of Chichi Santander, the most important ceramist of the Valley who works in the restoration of the village. In the afternoon we will visit "El Valle de los Ingenios" . They represent the importance of sugar to the Cuban economy over the centuries. It has Torre Iznaga -45 meters (148 ft). In the way back to Cienfuegos, stop by Playa Yaguarama for one of the nicest sunsets in Cuba. Dinner on your own*.  

Cuba Itinerary DAY 8 -  Visit Jardin Botanico de Cienfuegos to learn about the environmental protection projects they are undergoing. Lunch at a local paladar. In the afternoon visit the street market in The Boulevard to better understand the dual currency system in Cuba. Continue walking to Parque Marti and visit Tomas Terry Theater. Wrap the afternoon with a visit to the UNEAC Gallery in front of the park. Farewell dinner will be served at a local Paladar in Cienfuegos. 

Cuba Itinerary DAY 9 Visit Castillo de Jagua to learn about the colonial history of this village. If available, a small boat will take us to the other side of the bay. Late lunch at Paladar Villa Lagarto. Depart to Cienfuegos airport to board our return flight to Miami. Adios Cuba! See you soon!!

Activities in this itinerary should be considered a sample only. Final itineraries are sent to guests one to two weeks prior to departure. Please be advised that activities may be changed according to availability.Book now tour to Cuba

 

Finca Paraiso FarmClassic Car Club of HavanaSantander Pottery Workshop TrinidadDelicious Cuban Seafood

Travel to Cuba - Tour Soul of Havana

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Visit the trendy city on the spots. Obama, Rolling Stones, Vin Diesel... and you are next. Enjoy walking in Paseo del Prado where Chanel run his fashion show. Discover the art of Jose Fuster, the Picasso of the Caribbean and wrap your trip with a Fiesta Cubana in Viñales...

 RECOMMENDED FLIGHTS

Direct flight Miami to Havana - American Airlines
Departure: Sundays, by Noon - Arrival time in Havana: 1 or 2PM
CHECK IN- 10:30AM

Direct flight Havana to Miami - American Airlines
Return: Friday, Evening 7PM- Arrival time in Miami: Around 8:00PM
CHECK IN- 5:00PM 

PLEASE NOTE DUE TO AIRLINES FLUCTUATING PRICES, WE ARE NO LONGER ABLE TO INCLUDE THE FLIGHTS IN OUR FIX PRICE PACKAGES.
WE ARE ALWAYS AT YOUR REQUEST TO ASSIST YOU BOOKING THE RECOMMENDED FLIGHT. 

 

THE TOUR AT A GLANCE

Highlights

Havana, Viñales and Las Terrazas

  • Hemingway's place
  • Taste the real Cuban Sandwich
  • Colonial History at Morro Castle
  • Architectural appreciation tour of Old Havana: Cathedral Square and more 
  • Ride cars of the Classic Car Club of Cuba
  • Visit the School of Creative Photography of Havana
  • Lecture by an Architect about the restoration of Old Havana
  • Walking tour in El Vedado and Mafia Tour at Nacional Hotel
  • Visit Jose Fuster Art Gallery
  • Explore the roots of the Cuban Culture at Museum Yoruba
  • Visit Callejon de Hamel
  • Bargain and buy Cuban art at Mercado San Jose
  • Visit Viñales Valley and a tobacco plantation
  • Attend a Fiesta Guajira (Creole Party in the countryside) 
  • Visit the Biosphere Reserve of Las Terrazas
Price Includes
  • 4 nights Habana Libre Hotel or Villa Vedado Palace in Havana
  • 1 Night at a hand picked Private Home in Viñales
  • Medical Insurance while in Cuba
  • OFAC License Certification and letter of authorization
  • All meals except 1 lunch and 1 dinner on your own
  • All in ground transportation in Cuba to organized activities
  • Admission to all scheduled educational activities and exchange program
  • In Touch Travel Tour Director
  • English-speaking local guide
  • 24 hours emergency phone number while in Cuba
Departure Every other Sunday from Miami (MIA)
Style History & Culture Tour. Group of 18 travelers or less. Full time dedicated staff: 1 Tour Director, 1 Guide, 1 Driver
Advise
  • For this tour we recommend to spend the after trip night in eMiami because of the late arrival
  • Check our FAQs for updated information on Cuban topics.
  • Please note the cost of the Cuban Visa ($85) will be charged separately. 

DETAILED ITINERARY

Cuba Itinerary DAY 1 - Hola - Check in at Habana Libre Hotel or Villa Vedado Palace in the neighborhood of El Vedado. It´s location will allow us to enjoy the XX century spirit of Havana. Welcome cocktail and meeting with our guide that will explain the program for our trip. Dinner will be served at 6:30PM at  "Cañonazo". Visit fortress Morro-Cabaña to attend the Cañonazo (A blast of cannon) a ceremony from 17 Century. After the ceremony we will attend a presentation by our guide about the Colonial history related to pirates and buccaneers. We will have opportunities to take some pictures and to have informal chats with those young men who run the ceremony while serving their military duties.

Cuba Itinerary DAY 2 - This morning we will walk through Old Havana in a guided tour for appreciation of the colonial buildings in this UNESCO World Heritage Site. Central Park, Obispo Street, Cathedral Square, the Old Square and Saint Francis Abbey and a book market are among  the spots we will visit. After a short walk through cobblestone streets in Old Havana, lunch will be served at “Paladar La Moneda Cubana"($)*  visited by Jay-Z and Beyoncé. After lunch, complete the Old Havana tour visiting the Cuban Association of Artisans. Bargain and buy artworks from authentic Cuban painters. Return to the hotel for rest and leisure. Dinner will be served at Paladar "Cuba Pasion".
Optional: Attend the Buenavista Social Club Show at Melia Cohiba Hotel. (Optional - Surcharge - Transfer to hotel not included)

Cuba Itinerary DAY 3 - After breakfast at the hotel we will meet self employed taxi drivers who run their businesses in old cars such as Chevy, Chrysler, Oldsmobile, all of them built in U.S. before the 1959 Cuban Revolution. They will explain us the opportunities they have with the changes to the self-employment regulations by the Cuban government. They are members of the Cuban Classic Car Club. Ride those cars to visit Art Studio of Jose Fuster in Jaimanitas. He is well known for his work converting a poor fishermen village into an open art gallery. He is also called "The Picasso of the Caribbean". We will have lunch at "Cueva del Zorro". In the afternoon we will visit the Museum of Yoruba to learn about the roots of the Afro-Cuban religion. Visit Callejon de Hamel, a mix of art, music and tradition. We will visit the studio of painter Salvador Gonzalez who has decorated the walls of the buildings with Afro-Cuban concepts. Return to the hotel for rest and leisure. Dinner will be served at Paladar "REJONEO". 

Cuba Itinerary DAY 4 - This morning we recommend to have a good breakfast. Walk through Calle 23 and Avenida Paseo exploring the architecture of the area. Visit  the School of Creative Photography of Havana and join a discussion with local Architect, Mae Inda about the actual restoration process that Old Havana is immersed. Talk with the owner of this school which is the first private school in Cuba after 2012 new regulations on self-employment. Continue the walking tour in El Vedado neighborhood and stop by the Capri and Nacional Hotels to learn about the history of the mafia in Cuba. Lunch at "Living Havana" and enjoy the real SANDWICH CUBANO. Wrap the afternoon with a visit to Finca Vigia,to learn about Hemingway's life in Cuba and the place that inspired him to write "The Old Man and the Sea". Return to the hotel for rest. Dinner on your own.($)* (Recommended WOW! or Cuba Pasion Restaurants just few steps from the hotel) 
Optional for late night: Cuban night party with local musicians at Salon Turquino Floor 26th. 

Cuba Itinerary DAY 5 -  Check out at 9AM. Depart to the Viñales valley. Its landscape is interspersed with dramatic rocky outcrops. Lunch at "Balcon del Valle" (Valley Balcony). Check in at casas particulares (private homes). After a brief rest with our guest at homes we will meet farmers in a tobacco plantation. They will explain us how they preserve their rich tradition in agriculture to grow and prepare the leaves for the famous Cuban cigars. This tour will be guided by a biologist who specializes in the flora and fauna of the province of Pinar del Rio. Dinner will be served at home at family style.
Optional: Visit the Main Square in town to attend a Creole party (Fiesta Guajira).    

Cuba Itinerary DAY 6 - Visit Las Terrazas to learn about the environmental protection in this biosphere reserve. Sip a cup of coffee at Cafe de Maria. Visit the art studio of Lester Campa whose artwork is related to Mother Nature. Lunch at Casa del Campesino. Continue the trip to the airport to board our flight to Miami. Adios Cuba!

Activities in this itinerary should be considered a sample only. Final itineraries are sent to guests one to two weeks prior to departure. Please be advised that activities may be changed according to availability. Book now tour to Cuba

 

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  • 90 Miles Weekend

    A really cool weekend 90 miles off the USA
    $ 1695 Colorful and Fun Fast paced and full of activities Explore the life, culture and history of Havana Just 4 days / 3 nights
  • Soul of Havana

    The trendy city on the spots
    $ 2295 Fashionable and actual Obama, Chanel, Rolling Stones, Fast & Fur... 2 UNESCO Heritage sites: Havana and Viñales Sunday to Friday - 6 days / 5 nights
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    The best experience in Cuba
    $ 2695 Extraordinary and Awesome Get in touch with Eastern Cuba Havana, Viñales, Cienfuegos, Trinidad A week of 9 days / 8 nights
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Travel to Cuba with Yudit Vidal

Trinidad Cuba Travel

Yudith's portraits of Trinidad

By Ana Martha Panadés Rodríguez

The light that always accompanies her appears in her works: Yudit Vidal Faife finds inspiration in the persons she loves, in the magic of Trinidad, in a tradition she discovered among threads, wings and brushes to weave by memory the wonder of an ancestral trade, with women´s hand and soul.

Always looking for the human and the mystic, the renowned visual artist from this colonial city, particularly located at the center south of Cuba, summoned one day 20 local craftswomen and charmed them with her idea: to merge in the canvass the provoking drawing line and the sensuality of embroidery or knitting, leaving full and complex contemporary life to flow freely.

Thus, works born among threads and brushes were touched by that halo of light of the spirits that reign in her studio-gallery “Pincelada Colonial”, a kind of creative shelter where the visitor may appreciate the passion placed on a work, the force of a brush stroke, the gentleness of the embroidery and the subtleness of the subjects; and behind it all, the sensitivity of this artist inscribed, according to Doctor Alicia García Santana, within the pictorial projection established by the great Servando Cabrera.

Legacy and modernity are intermingled in this more than aesthetic project of deep cultural and social sense, to sublime through artistic creation an event that has become the main scene in the city of Trinidad: the revival of one of the oldest traditions of the villa, turned today into economic gain.

“Beings of the tiny immensity” is another project started by Yudit; she was overwhelmed by the children´s tenderness, visited the Clodomira Acosta day care center and invited them to a colorful and joyful feast.  The little ones cut and draw their own world until they are capable of appreciating beauty and grow up like better human beings.

Many of their mischief, their crafty faces, their innocent looks, are also exhibited at “Pincelada Colonial”, which proposes an encounter with the most genuine art of a half-a-century-old villa, visited by tourists from all over the world and stuck to its traditions.

And from this window open to the way of life of a small colonial city, Cuban art conferences are held, with emphasis on the local artistic traditions and the importance of women´s art; and space is givn to develop workshops for the creation and exhibition of works resulting from such encounters.

Vidal Faife began her training in 2008 at the Oscar Fernández Morera Arts Academy, located in the city, and graduated from the Higher Art Institute (ISA) in visual arts, linked to the conservation of movable assets; however, painting is her greatest passion, and has to date over 36 personal and collective exhibitions, besides a number of acknowledgements received for her creative work, her sensitivity and perseverance, the most outstanding of which is Universal Ambassador for Peace, awarded by the International Circle of Ambassadors for Peace, based on Switzerland and France.

Her work is included in the “Genesis and Artists” catalog, is reproduced in several domestic use objects as part of the Artex “Art at Home” project, and also belongs to international and private collections, as in the case of “Imago Mundi Project” by Luciano Benetton and the Cuban Art Museum in Vienna.

Yudit´s restless spirits have inspired her today; while we share a cup of coffee and the emotion of her creations, we are privileged to attend to the birth of a new picture and, from the intimacy of her studio-gallery we found, among lines and fabrics, the identity of a city and its people.

Yes, group people-to-people tours to Cuba are still authorized!

Legal Travel to Cuba for Americans.                       Explore Cuba Tours

President Donald Trump has announced new regulations for the Cuba Travel Policy. Tourism is still forbidden in Cuba but you can still travel as part of one of our tours designed to enhance the contact with the Cuban people on an educational trip that will result in meaningful interaction between the travelers and individuals in Cuba. PLEASE READ THE FAQs FROM US DEPARTMENT OF TREASURE

There are 90 miles between U.S. and Cuba. Now you can get in touch with the people of Cuba and their culture through our cultural and educational programs. Cuba is on the rise after our two countries decided to reestablish diplomatic relations.  

Discover the way President Obama met the people of Cuba; the spots visited by celebrities like Beyonce, Kate Perry, Vin Diesel and get a revival of the days the American writer Ernest Hemingway lived in Cuba.  You don't need to be a superstar or a politician to visit Cuba legally. 

Join us in this journey to the biggest island of the Caribbean, where Cubans will present us with the best of their culture, history and the roots that make us so different, yet so close. 

Since our people to people exchange programs have been licensed by the OFAC Department of Treasury, you will come as our guest where all participants will have a full-time schedule of educational activities that will result in meaningful interaction between the travelers and individuals in Cuba.

Come with us as part of the bridge between our two countries: it's time to get in touch with Cuba. 

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About us

In Touch Travel was founded in 2012 in Hartford, CT by Elme Castillo who is actually the president and one of the tour directors of the company.

We have been licensed by OFAC Department of Treasury to organize trips to Cuba under the people to people program and we have brought lot of Americans to visit the big island during 4 years. Our Cuban tour leaders, expertise, relations and contacts in Cuba make us an unrivaled tour company to count on when planning your trip.

In 2016 we have opened our new office in Miami where you are welcome to visit us.

Contact us

Polimita Cuba Travel LLC
dba In Touch Travel

4401 W Flagler Street. Suite 2 

Coral Gables - FL - 33143

+1 855.546.2822

+1 860.819.3737

Mon-Fri: 9:00AM - 6.00PM
Sat:       9:30AM - 1:00PM

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> FAQs on Cuban Topics

> Application for Travel Insurance

> Itinerary 90 Miles Weekend

> Itinerary Soul of Havana

> Itinerary Colonial Heritage

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