Posts Tagged: Trinidad

Trinidad is more than horses and waterfalls

5 weeks in and we finally made it to Trinidad!!! When we arrived in Trinidad, I was ready for a break from city vibes. Not as many maquina taxis. Not as much Malecon going out nights. Trinidad is one of the bigger tourist cities in the provinces, but it’s essentially horseback riding, hiking through the… Read more »

“A final, todo escucha lo mismo”

In Cuba, music is found everywhere, and it is such a beautiful thing. Whether you are at a restaurant, walking down the street, or at a concert, you are bound to hear some type of music. In Havana, you can hear anything from salsa, son, rumba, and reggaetón to hip-hop, pop, and electronic music. Though… Read more »

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 – weeks five and six

By Claire Williams, Public Health in Cuba, Summer 2012 As you might have noticed, my week five post failed to appear entirely and my week six post, here, is ambling along, as late as your average Cuban. To apologize for that tardiness, I have three words: Trinidad, Camagüey, and birthday. Not only did we depart… Read more »

Tourists…yuck

By Alex Gunn, Public Health in Cuba, Summer 2011 This past weekend our group ventured to Trinidad, one of the oldest cities in Cuba. It was a great trip that was highlighted by a club in a series of Caverns, a horseback ride to a beautiful waterfall, and a beautiful beach. There was one part… Read more »

La canchancara

By Emily Roskey, Public Health in Cuba, Summer 2011 La canchancara is by far my favorite Cuban beverage. This past weekend we traveled to Trinidad de Cuba and were introduced to this simple yet delicious traditional recipe. The drink is made with aguardiente, a type of alcohol obtained by fermentation and later distillation of molasses…. Read more »