Posts Tagged: Carnival

Week 6 Recap

By Lauren Sadowsky, Public Health in Cuba, Summer 2012 Last week, our group went on a mini-trip to the eastern side of the Cuban island. We originally were to travel all the way to Santiago to go to Carnival; however, due to the Cuban nature of plans never being set in stone, cholera broke out… Read more »

Top ten – week three

By Claire Williams, Public Health in Cuba, Summer 2012 This week, I learned that when you’re living in a foreign country, it’s best to expect that nothing will turn out as planned. You might find yourself breaking up with someone you saw in the rest of your life. You might meet someone on the beach… Read more »

Carnival in Santiago

By Anna Krist, Public Health in Cuba, Summer 2011 This past week, we took a week-long trip through the provinces, visiting Camagüey, Santiago, and Santa Clara.  We were lucky enough to be in Santiago during Carnival and watch the parades on the 26th of July.  This is the last and most important night of Carnival,… Read more »