Cuba – Day 8 – Endings

We’re leaving today… but not yet. First there is packing and reflecting before a long goodbye. Packing is easy.  We have much less to take home than we brought.  All the gifts and Sunday school materials and the sweets and toothbrushes have been replaced by Havana Club, cigars and Che Guevara t-shirts. We’re joined by Read More …

Cuba – Day 7 – Birthday

There is a bit of a buzz, even a little excitement, as we gather for breakfast.  Today is our translator Dyana’s birthday.  We discovered that she’s not celebrated her birthday since she was a child.  Today she’s 43 years old.  That’s way too long between birthday parties so today is going to be Dyana’s day! Read More …

Cuba – Day 5 Revolutionaries

Sunday morning was the only time that the group would separate and experience something different.  We had decided to split into three groups and worship with the three churches we have spent time with here in Havana. Rob, Alison ad Katie would go back to Guanabacoa with Dyana.  Matthew and Shona would stay at Luyano Read More …