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Photo Tour in Cuba in December
It´s really difficult to give you a fixed schedule because evevtything in Cuba everything is changing every day, Havana is a fantastic city without rules.
The program can be altered or changed by the idiosyncrasies of Cuba depending on the circumstances. In this case Luis would look for alternative photographic activities
It is a very flexible photo tour. Here you have the most important activities that we´ll do in Havana and Viñales.
Markets in Havana, Outlying districts (no tourism there), Boxers training, Old Havana (I like to call “the new old Havana”), Graffiti and paintings on the walls of Che Guevara & Callejón Hamel (special street painted), Religion: visit a house of a “Santero” (Afro-Cuban priest), Colonial houses (old furniture and old Cuban owners), Outdoor Architecture (Buildings with charm), Panoramic photography from the other side of the city, Malecon life, Sunset in special places, One of the most special and high terraces in Havana, Tobacco factory , Charming streets (street photography and contact with the people are two of the strongest points of this photo tour), Portraits, Review and analysis of pictures, Fototeca de la Habana Vieja (National photography institute), Visits to photographic expositions, Looking for changes in the new Cuba, Hemingway route (Hotel – bodeguida and Floridida Pubs where the writer was living in Cuba), Old Cuban cars, Cuban parties, Afro-Cuban dancers, Visits to painters in our day to day, Retro amusement park, Family houses, Contact with Cuban photographers and other professionals, Old Gyms in Havana.
3395 usd double occupancy.
Prices are per person, based on single occupancy.
8 days, 7 nights
Accommodation (7 nights) in official private houses in Havana. (Check out the pictures below)
Breakfast in casa partitular (our private house)
Tuition : Luis Alarcon
Private, set Photo Sessions
All local ground transportation in Havana.
Admission to all public buildings and visits listed in the itinerary.
Coordination of all listed activities
Flight from your country to Cuba
Airline baggage fees.
Health Insurance while in Cuba.
Travel Insurance (required).
Local Tips for guides and drivers.
All meals while in Cuba,lunches and dinners (20-30 $ aprox / per day).
Individual house / expenses (minibar, room service, laundry fees, etc.)
Cuban Airport Departure tax (25CUC)
- December 26 (Monday)
Accommodation in particular houses (Cuban version of B&B’s) – Night visit to Malecón
Meet and greet.
- December 27 (Tuesday)
First photo-session in Old Havana
The world of boxers
- December 28 (Wednesday)
Street photography, indoor and architecture photography.
Visits to tobacco factory.
Sunset in Malecón, one of the most spectacular and popular destinations in Havana.
- December 29 (Thursday)
Visit to Regla district, crossing the harbor with the Cubans.
Visits to photographic expositions.
Santeria and Voodoo in Havana visit to a Religious.
Sunset and blue hour at the right time.
- December 30 (Friday)
Portraits (indoor, outdoor).
Old Havana – Hemingway´s Route
- December 31 (Saturday)
Old Cuban cars.
New Year’s Eve: a special party and dinner in our terrace
- January 1 ( Sunday)
Special places to wait for the right picture.
Visits to gidden gyms in Havana.
Exterior architecture, a day where Havana sleeps.
- January 2 (Monday)
Your pictures: revision and analysis
Visit to an old ballet dancer (historical people in Havana
- January 3 ( Tuesday)
Contact with Cuban photographers and conversation about Cuban history and photography.
The new Cuba, taking pictures of the change.
Panoramic Photography of Havana from terraces and/or the fortress of Morro.
- January 4 (Wednesday)
The last places to visit can be the Cemetery of La Habana, la Plaza de la Revolución (Revolution Square), San Jose’s warehouse, etc.
Farewell lunch with the group.
Everything in our workshop will be surrounded by the most important thing in Cuba: the contact with the town and its reality
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