Havana Impressions

Fly 90 miles off the Florida coast

A long-forbidden country bursting with spectacular color and culture, Cuba—one of the world’s most enigmatic destinations—is ready for you to unravel its mysteries. With a small group of up to 25 travelers, discover the unique beauty and history of this Caribbean island, off-limits to most American travelers for over half a century. Spend three nights in Havana, a cultural and architectural feast pulsating with Spanish, African, and Caribbean flavors.

Immerse yourself in the capital city’s heritage with visits to artist studios, historical sites, and celebrated museums. Gain a deeper understanding of Cuban culture while connecting with diverse citizens such as students, artists, and entrepreneurs. Specially designed to showcase Havana’s authentic spirit, this journey goes beyond the tourist surface to bring you the best of a nation on the verge of great change.

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Trip Name: Havana Impressions
Date: Jan. 1–Feb. 4, 2018
Tour operator: Go Next
Price: TBA

IU experts who inspire

Nasser H. Paydar serves as Indiana University–Purdue University Indianapolis’ (IUPUI) fifth chancellor and as executive vice president of Indiana University. He has been a faculty member at IUPUI for more than thirty-two years and has held various administrative and executive leadership positions since he joined IUPUI in 1985 as an assistant professor of Mechanical Engineering in the School of Engineering and Technology. Chancellor Paydar is a graduate of Syracuse University with a Ph.D. from the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering.

Niloo Paydar, first lady of IUPUI, is curator of textile and fashion arts at the Indianapolis Museum of Art where she has worked since 1986. She received her BFA and MFA in textiles from Syracuse University and conducted post-graduate work in the museum studies program there.

She has received several awards in her field, including The Premier Print Award for the book The Fabric of Moroccan Life, Best of Category in 2002, and The Joseph V. McMullan Award for Stewardship and Scholarship in Islamic Rugs and Textiles in 2002.

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