Saturday, May 04, 2013

West Point Alumni Travel Program - Cuba 2013

Here's another head scratcher and WTF moment. Check out the terminology and flowery language to describe not only the program, but to sidestep that Cuba is a brutal communist dictatorship.

Mystery??? Just ask the over millions in exile about Cuba.

Turbulent past? Are we talking about the past 54 years of the mafia dictatorship?

Vintage 1950's cars? Are you saying it's cool, but overlooking it's REALLY SAD that's what the Cuban people are stuck with and have to survive on!

Economic and political heritage? communist dictatorship for the last 54 years and millions prefer to flee BECAUSE of the POLITICAL and ECONOMIC conditions!

Here is the West Point Alumni travel Program:

CUBA. Historically rich. Culturally diverse. Environmentally magnificent. For decades, the Caribbean's largest island--roughly 90 miles away from U.S. soil--has been but a mystery, perceived through secondhand sources and beyond the grasp of American travelers.
Embark on a captivating tour of Cuban culture and history, designed to broaden your understanding of a country that has long been inaccessible. Discover a nation of sheer contradictions molded by a turbulent past. Here, time seems to have come to a standstill as you watch vintage 1950s-era automobiles drive past preserved Spanish colonial architecture along cobbled streets. As a hub for economic and political heritage, Havana presents an ideal setting to engage with local citizens and uncover new perspectives.
Gain insight into the country's thriving arts community through discussions with independent artists and visits to performing arts schools and studios. Just beyond the spirited capital, fertile tobacco and sugar can fields permeate the countryside revealing a glimpse into rural Cuban life. Along the southern coastline, lies the beautifully-preserved colonial cities of Trinidad and Cienfuegos--both UNESCO World Heritage sites.
This exclusive opportunity to explore Cuba is organized and operated by Go Next, Inc., who has been issue a People-to-People license by the U.S. Department of the Treasury, Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) that authorizes registered travelers of the educational exchange program to visit Cuba. Go Next invites you to personally experience the people, culture, landscape and architecture of this distinct Caribbean nation on a week-long journey developed for the West Point Association of Graduations Alumni Travel Program.
With an intimate group of only 25 travelers, share enriching activities that illuminate the realities of Cuban citizens and provide an ideal gateway into their daily lives. Through informative and educational People-to-People exchanges, uncover Cuba's sheer beauty, paradoxes and remarkable intrigue on this unforgettable adventure. Space is limited, so sign up now. Don't miss this unique opportunity to unravel the mysteries of a fascinating country through its most candid, inspiring source--its people.
Curious? Take a look at the brochure to read more about this Cuban Discovery. Still more questions? Call Go Next at 800.842.9023 for more information.

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