|Read about Francis|
"Oh, this is what I should have done!"
"I was right down the street from this place!"
"If I had only known..."
She was interviewed in this 2009 piece on NPR
She used the phrase "Anthropological Tourism" (the first time I'd ever heard the phrase) in the interview and I realized, "Hey, that's what I've been doing."
Here's her blog: http://hereishavana.com/about/
|Link to Conner Gorry's blog|
Her description of her bicycle is central to what I understand about the experience in Havana: it's a barely walkable city -- a bicycle would REALLY help.
To give you some visual interest, here's a screenshot of her Havana blog
and a shot of one of her articles
|Link to the Cuba Absolutely article about dinosaurs|
As a teacher, my job is to look for mentors for my students and I can think of a number of recent students who could use a role model like Conner Gorry. She has that spunk of "Free Agent" (described by Dan Pink) and the determination of the person with initiative (one of the 7 global skills that Tony Wagner writes about).
Here's her "about" page on her website
Why not click and read some of her blog posts?
And for iphone and ipadders: Havana Good Time iApp