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Cuba's Art, Music, and Dance - Founder's Trip Review

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The Pattersons, long-time Wildland alumni, joined our  Art, Music, and Dance Founder's trip to Cuba for a deep dive into Cuban culture. They had a great time and shared their highlights with us: "What a great Cuban adventure with a great group of people! We saw and experienced so much in such a short period of time. I found the histo...
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The Importance of Music & Dance in Cuban Culture

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Some of the most treasured experiences I've had when traveling are musical and artistic encounters. When I was in Rwanda, a dance group of teenagers gave us a magical performance of their traditional dances and in Tanzania, a group of Maasai women taught me their traditional jump dance which ended in hugs. After 10 years of traveling all ...
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​Frequently Asked Questions on New Cuba Travel Restrictions

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Updated: June 4, 2019 Sources: Cuba legal experts, Department of the Treasury Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC), New York Times Trump's recent pronouncement to impose new restrictions on travel to Cuba will not have any consequential impact on our trips there. Although there will be a few hotels we may not be able to use any more, there are m...
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Adventure Therapy in Colombia

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I've been working in adventure travel for over 25 years and while I'm an expert on travel, I have to admit that I still get nervous when I go on a trip. Every trip becomes a form of therapy for me. Growing up in my native Costa Rica I was not very social. I was socially awkward, an introvert, pretty much avoiding stran...
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Cuba Review: "I'm glad we visited now!"

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Maggie was looking for an active adventure for a family holiday and had wanted to visit Cuba for a long time. Our National Parks Walking Adventure  was a great fit for them and upon return, she shared their highlights and pictures with us. "We had a great trip, we loved everything about it! Thank you for help...
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