A group of University of Maine at Augusta students, faculty and staff traveled to Cuba last week during their spring break as part a six-credit travel course called, "Cuba: Culture + Change." During the trip students had the opportunity to visit historic sites and experience Cuban culture. While there, they also made a point to follow the historic footsteps of the Obama's who had traveled to the country the week before. Front, from left, are Lorien Lake-Corral, Laurie Krzywda and Ruby Rodgers. Back from left, are Abel, the tour guide; Susan Page, Steve Heddericg, Carol-Lynn Rossel, Pat Clark, Connie Holden, Peg Grant, Annie Withington, Meghan Schultz, Eli Trask, Sarah Gardella, Maleah Chadwick, Chad Welch, Steve Corral, Julia Stires, Joan Kelly and Sharon Sawyer.

Front, from left, are Lorien Lake-Corral, Laurie Krzywda and Ruby Rodgers. Back from left, are Abel, the tour guide; Susan Page, Steve Heddericg, Carol-Lynn Rossel, Pat Clark, Connie Holden, Peg Grant, Annie Withington, Meghan Schultz, Eli Trask, Sarah Gardella, Maleah Chadwick, Chad Welch, Steve Corral, Julia Stires, Joan Kelly and Sharon Sawyer. Contributed photo

A group of University of Maine at Augusta students, faculty and staff traveled to Cuba during their spring break as part a six-credit travel course called, “Cuba: Culture + Change.”

During the trip students had the opportunity to visit historic sites and experience Cuban culture. While there, they also made a point to follow the historic footsteps of the Obama’s who had traveled to the country the week before.