Sensational 9-day group motorcycle tour in Cuba

I just returned from leading a sensational 9-day motorcycle tour of Cuba for Texas-based adventure motorcycle touring company MotoDiscovery. Wow! What a trip! Our program–officially a “people-to-people educational exchange”–was offered...

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Motojournalist Christopher P. Baker to speak about motorcycling in Cuba

Fellow motorcyclists! Join me this summer as I speak about motorcycling in Cuba at the BMW Motorcycle Owners Association International Rally, in St. Paul, MN, July 24-27, 2014; and at...

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Cuba tours by motorcycle with ‘Travel with Rick Steves’ radio show

Listen to my radio interview on Cuba tours by motorcycle with ‘Travel with Rick Steves’ (Program 358)… http://bit.ly/1qIVxPt

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National Geographic Expeditions introduces Colombia trips

I’m thrilled to announce that National Geographic Expeditions has announced the launch of an 11-day Colombia itinerary: “Discovering Colombia.” Even better, I’ll be leading three of the five slated departures...

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A Merry Cuban Christmas

                  There’s a good reason that Cubans have never seen Santa, and it’s not because he couldn’t get a visa—nor that it’s...

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Obama and Castro shake hands in the spirit of Nelson Mandela

I WAS THRILLED THAT President Obama showed the right stuff and shook Cuban leader Raúl Castro’s hand during the memorial service to Nelson Mandela. Mandela, who embodied the very essence...

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National Geographic Expeditions announces new 11-day tour of Eastern Cuba

National Geographic Expeditions has announced a new 11-day Cuba tour: ‘Eastern Cuba: Crossroads of History & Culture’. I’m thrilled to have been asked to lead the first of five trips...

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How bad is the recent cholera outbreak in Cuba, and should you go?

A full year has passed since the first reports of the first reappearance of cholera in Cuba in decades, yet it appears that the island still hasn’t contained the outbreak,...

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