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Orientation Week: We’re Bonding

Time October 4th, 2016 in 2016 Fall, Cuba | No Comments by

As I enter my second week of registration period at the University of Havana, I decided to take a moment and reflect on our group adventures thus far.
From Toronto, my group and I endured a 3 hour flight to Havana as well as an additional 3 hour wait for our bags. When we finally made it through customs, our director Michelle was waiting outside to welcome and deliver us to our families. Because of our late arrival from the airport, we were only able to exchange brief introductions with our families before going to sleep. Read More »


Testing 1, 2, 3…

Time August 31st, 2016 in 2016 Fall, Cuba | No Comments by

Hello all!

My name is Kayla Evans, and I am a Junior at Spelman College double majoring in International Studies and Spanish. This semester I will be studying abroad in Cuba, and photoblogging about my experience. Although I hope to post more pictures in the future, this first blog will serve as in introduction to the girl behind the camera while I figure out how to upload pictures.

So what am I up to? After a 6 hour drive from Kalamazoo, MI yesterday, my mom and I are finally in Toronto, Canada preparing for my flight to Cuba. Today, we have been running around trying to complete the seemingly never ending to-do list of pre-trip essentials. I finally took a moment to breathe and write about my journey thus far. Read More »