This article features photos provided by students and faculty from Davis & Elkins College after their trip to Cuba in January of 2016. It is the second of two articles about this trip. The first article is a reflection on the similarities between Cuba and West Virginia. The trip was part the unique three-week winter term. During the winter term students are immersed in a single course that stresses experiential and participatory learning. Courses vary from staging an entire theater production in three weeks to the unique First-Year Symposium that works to engage students in our democracy. Winter term is also a great opportunity for students to travel. In the past students have traveled to Nicaragua, Kenya, Peru, the Florida Everglades and Keys, and the Galapagos Islands. Both articles were originally published by our partner site, You can read more about the experience in the first article, 1,400 Miles from Home: Finding Community in Cuba. To see the entire photo essay, featuring 89 photographs from their trip to Cuba, check out the original article, A World Long Unseen: 89 Unbelievable Photos of Cuba.

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