Although Americans tourists are banned from entering the country, I went under the journalism category.
It's only an hour flight, Cuban visa can be bought during check-in at the airline counter before departure, just don't forget your passport. I exchanged dollars into their convertible  (CUC) pesos upon arrival. I stayed at an hostel next to the baseball stadium. I focused on videotaping their culture alone rather than being somewhat biased traveling group with their hectic schedule. One day took a Soviet era Lada taxi to outskirts of Havana to visit a Deaf school. They asked me what we Deaf Americans do with our obsolete TTY as we are using VP nowadays, hopefully some organizations will donate those equipment. I felt like was blasted into the past, surrounded by all those vintage automobiles.
 

2018-11-23

Georgetown

As a student at Gallaudet, it's impossible to visit all of the historic sights of our nation's capital within the four years time frame while on campus. Got another brochure in the mail, of a Tudor Place, a residence in Georgetown , that remains in the family for six generation, completed in 1816 with the $8,000 inheritance from George Washington to the granddaughter of his wife, Martha Washington. The architect, is the same one that won the design competition for the US Capitol. The Peters love parties, among the guests over the years are Robert E. Lee, Andrew Jackson, and Daniel Webster, I can't help but wonder if Gallaudet ever socialized with influential Washingtonians of his time, seeking generous support for the institution and the hiring of its Deaf graduates. May I also point out that Tudor Place has the second largest collection of George Washington's artifacts outside of Mt. Vernon, and is registered as a National Historic Landmark.
Information available at their website: http://tudorplace.org/

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