Reissa

Reflecting on a Trip to Cuba

I read about Cuba and learned about statistics on the island through research. However, there are still assumptions and stereotypes that come with ignorance. I quickly realized that all the books in the world could not have taught me more about Cuba than I learned on this trip. I am very grateful that I was fortunate enough to have such an enlightening educational experience. This popular proverb sums up my field trip experience: Teach me and I will forget. Show me and I may remember. Involve me and I will understand.

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