Arrival – Brad Erthal

My name is Brad Erthal. I’m a junior majoring in Spanish and Economics. I am 21, from Denver, Colorado.

Cuba is a poor country, but what it lacks in material wealth, it makes up for in cultural riches. Many of the buildings are dilapidated, but Havana is still beautiful. The people are friendly and courteous, and seem as curious about Americans as we are about them.

While in Cuba, I want to improve my ability to speak and understand spoken Spanish, learn about Cuban history, experience a lot of the culture, and make some friends.