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Concerts and Potholes

We arrived in Camaguey, Cuba on Thursday, March 17, 2019. As we stepped out, the tropical island breeze and royal palm trees greeted us warmly. We were quickly stuffed into a green truck/bus, all thirty-nine staff and students, bell choir, craft supplies, and suitcases packed with clothes to give away. We shared the traveling roads with bicycles, brightly colored cars from the ’50s and horse-drawn carriages. We arrived at the SDA conference office for dinner; fried plantains, congri, a rice and bean dish, and tomato and cucumber salad. This meal is a staple of Cuban households, and would soon be a favorite of the students. That evening we drove an hour to a small. Packed church of people. O