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2 0 1 7 T A P T R A V E L G U I D E 58 there since 1973. In addition to the concert, Grandmaison talks about his training, creative process and, of course, the instru- ment itself. At the Montreal Botanical Gardens less than five miles away, groups can take guided tours of the themed outdoor gardens and 10 exhibition greenhouses, or opt for self-guided tours of the Biodome and its four ecosystems of the Americas, which include live animals. During a guided behind-the-scenes tour of the Biodome, visitors discover what it takes to maintain healthy ecosystems in a controlled environment and see water and air systems, the animal kitchen and reproduction basins. The gar- dens are adjacent to Olympic Park, site of the 1976 Summer Olympics — the Biodome is housed in the former velodrome — as well as the Insectarium de Montréal and the Planetarium Rio Tinto Alcan. HAVANA The doors to Cuba are cracked, but they haven't exactly been f lung wide open. After decades of embargoes on the small Communist country, the United States recently started allowing travel to Cuba, but only under strict rules. Ordinary tourism is still off limits. Individuals traveling to Cuba must do so on so-called "people to people" trips that focus on educational programs and require a schedule jam-packed with activities designed to create "meaningful interaction between the traveler and individuals in Cuba." VIE W OF HAVANA FROM EL MORO Courtesy Ministry of Tourism of Cuba f r o m c o o l C U L T U R E t o H a u t e c u i s i n e CLARKSVILLE, JEFFERSONVILLE AND NEW ALBANY, INDIANA Explore Contact Kate Kane • (812) 282-6654 • WELCOME TO ECLECTIC SOUTHERN INDIANA. You'll discover a vibrant arts community fed by a burgeoning food scene from laid back gourmet burger joints to riverfront dining and upscale cuisine. And all just a bridge away from downtown Louisville and its many attractions. Take in a show at Derby Dinner Playhouse …the area's largest dinner theatre. Shop our thriving main street boutiques and galleries for unique treasures. Venture to one of the nation's largest Bass Pro Shops. Don't miss the eclectic charm of Clark and Floyd Counties. With a variety of lodging choices, and one of the lowest bed taxes in the area, it's nothing but sweet dreams. Book today!

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