Join Your Photo Adventures for Cuba 2016

Cuba is a fascinating country. It isn’t simply the fact that the island is both geographically and politically unique, but it is also simply stunning.  Few destinations conjure up such a sense of romance like Cuba. For travel photographers, it is a paradise.  It’s a step back in time where classic cars roll the streets, beautiful architecture remains from a bygone era, and people remain open and friendly.   We’ll get those classic portraits in Cuba, but let’s not forget about the beautiful landscapes. They’re mostly underrated. From the limestone karst landscape of Viñales to the waterfalls of El Nicho and Soroa, there is plenty of beautiful nature in Cuba.

This photography tour is part workshop and part tour. It’s designed to show you the best of Cuba.  We’ll guide you to some of the most spectacular places on the island.  We’ll put you in touch with the “real” Cuba, too, so you’ll leave understanding what life is like on the island.  We’ll also put you in positions to walk away with some amazing photographs from the country, and an improved photography skill set.

Both Brendan and I are fluent spanish speakers, too, so we’ll be able to help you interact with locals! Read more about the tour on Brendan’s Adventures.

Trip Info

Dates: Dec 4-16, 2016

Difficulty: Easy

Cost: $2899

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Your Photo Adventures Cuba 2016 Highlights:

Havana

The architecture is stunning, the people are warm and there are an endless collection of classic cars rolling down the streets.

Vinales

We’ll head to a local tobacco farm where you can take part in some of the daily chores, roll your own monticristo, and interact with the locals. 

Trinidad

We have a full free day in Trinidad, with options ranging from taking part in one-on-one photo sessions with the photography instructors and exploring the old city on your own.

Camaguey

While most cities in the world were designed for efficiency, Camaguey was purposefully built as a maze. You see, pirates and privateers were constantly attacking the city and thats how they protected themselves.

About Your Photo Adventures Tours

Your Photo Adventures is a partnership between professional travel photographers Brendan Van Son and Jeff Bartlett (that’s me). After we teamed up to run our Destination Morocco tour in February 2016, we knew we wanted to continue running tours together.

As a team, we both take pleasure in not only teaching photography, but also in sharing experiences with our guests. The name – Your Photo Adventures – says it all. We want to help you have an incredible adventure and help you capture your vision (and memories) with your own camera.

We’re excited to run our Cuba 2016 trip because it’s a country that both Brendan and I have traveled. We both fell in love with the wild landscapes, stunning architecture and wonderful people. Now we’d like to share it with you.

More about Your Photo Adventures in Cuba 2016:

Your Photo Adventures in Cuba 2016 kickstarts in Havana on December 4. There’s a brief outline of our itinerary:

December 4 – Participants arrive on their own time into Havana.
December 5 – Old Havana
December 6 – To Viñales via Fusterlandia
December 7 – Viñales
December 8 – To the Bay of Pigs via Soroa
December 9 – To Trinidad via El Nicho Waterfall
December 10 – Trinidad
December 11 – To Camaguey via Spiritu Sanctus
December 12 – Camaguey
December 13 – To Veradero via Santa Clara
December 14 – Veradero
December 15 – Back to Havana
December 16 – Goodbyes. Participants leave on their own time.

You can download the official trip itinerary here. 

What’s Included

  • Transportation within Cuba
  • Airport shuttles
  • Photography Instruction
  • Accommodation (double occupancy)
  • Meals in Varadero
  • Local Guides[/li_item
  • Required Entrance Fees