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May 10, 2020 Cilla Utne No comments exist

As the coronavirus sweeps the planet with all its sad news and darkness, it is juxtaposed against clear skies, transparent waters, whales and fish returning. Bees pollinating apple blossoms on beaming branches. Within just a few weeks, birdsong is no longer drowned out by airplane or distant freeway noises. Our regular haircut appointments are cancelled…

April 11, 2020 Cilla Utne No comments exist

Last night, as I sat by our fire pit and saw the large pink super moon rise over the Seattle skyline, I hoped that its glow would provide some comfort through the windows of the hospitals and clinics where front line medical staff are working to promote some form of relief. Our thoughts and prayers are…

January 4, 2020 Cilla Utne No comments exist

Our Jon Cleary Music Project to Cuba that has been in the works since last spring just completed in Havana this past month, and it was a big success! Huge thank you to Horns to Havana for their work with the musicians behind the scenes, and to our CCJ travelers for directly supporting the project. Part of the CCJ…

June 18, 2019 Cilla Utne No comments exist

Photo by Lara Leimbach Photography Will Cross Cultural Journeys continue to offer trips to Cuba? Yes. Some restrictions will apply. On June 5th, a new Cuba policy change was made by the US government yet again. After a 6 decade long ‘cold war’ agains the Cuban regime, the Obama administration had thawed the relationship and started…

May 26, 2019 Cilla Utne 2 comments

Sandra (on left) joined the small group of Cross Cultural Journeys travelers on our most recent trip to Morocco, April 26 – May 7th, 2019.  Thank you so much for sharing your beautiful impressions of Morocco with us!  To join us in Morocco next time around for a similar adventure, please visit our fall Morocco…