Cuba’s Cultural Heritage I

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FEB. 17-24, 2018 $5,095
Havana, Cienfuegos, Trinidad
UCLA Faculty on Tour Activity Level: Mild Hide This
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Cuba’s Cultural Heritage I

FEB. 17-24, 2018
Havana, Cienfuegos, Trinidad

Join us as we explore the island of Cuba – a resplendent tropical island unlike any other in the Caribbean. It is a country of picturesque colonial towns and magnificent 20th century architecture, a country of spectacularly beautiful landscapes, an intriguing Afro-Cuban culture and a vibrant music, dance and art scene. Our program, which travels from Havana to Trinidad, will unravel the richness of Cuban culture and allow the group to meet professionals from all walks of contemporary Cuban life.  Throughout this compliant People to People program, discussions with economists, artists, educators and historians will allow travelers to gain an insight into life in Cuba today and provide vision into its likely future path.

Cost: $5,095
Distant Horizons
Activity Level: Mild
Easy Pace, little walking and stair climbing

UCLA Faculty on Tour

STEVEN LOZA
Department of Ethnomusicology
Steven Loza is a professor of ethnomusicology, UCLA faculty member of 24 years, and adjunct professor of music at the University of New Mexico, where he formerly directed the Arts of the Americas Institute. Loza has conducted extensive research in Mexico, the Chicano-Latino U.S., and Cuba, among other areas, and has lectured and read papers throughout the Americas, Europe, and Asia. From 2013-2014, he made three trips to Cuba to present his research, promote the UCLA student mariachi band in classes and concerts, and as part of one the UCLA Alumni Travel trips.

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STEP 1
Download the tour Reservation Form here. This tour is booked quickly, so sign up early to reserve space.

STEP 2
Enclose a check or provide credit card information for $500 per person, per tour, as a deposit for the selected tour. Make check payable to Distant Horizons. Deposits are provisional and fully refundable pending your acceptance of final brochure terms.

STEP 3
Mail completed reservation form and your deposit to:
UCLA Alumni Association
Attn: Alumni Travel
James West Alumni Center
Los Angeles, CA 90095-1397

A brochure will be mailed to you as soon as it is available.

Travel Insurance

We strongly recommend you purchase travel insurance to cover the possibility of trip cancellation or interruption, emergency medical evacuation, medical expenses and baggage loss incurred while traveling. All confirmed passengers will receive travel insurance information in your confirmation packet. It’s one of our many membership benefits! For information about travel insurance, visit alumni.ucla.edu/travel-insurance. Coverage for pre-existing medical conditions, terrorist incidents and travel supplier financial insolvencies will be provided if the insurance is purchased within 15 days of your trip deposit. Please read the insurance brochure carefully.