Christopher P. Baker interviews about Colombia on ‘Travel with Rick Steves’ NPR radio show

My radio interview about travel to Colombia on ‘Travel with Rick Steves‘ just aired. I spent five months traveling to every corner of the country while researching my National Geographic...

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I have a chapter in ‘Motorcycle Messengers’ — a newly published anthology by riders who write

While attending Horizons Unlimited Motorcycle Travel last week I was delighted to receive a copy of ‘Motorcycle Messengers’… the thrilling new anthology of stories by adventure motorcycles who write. Thanks Jeremy...

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Cuba expert and news personality Christopher P Baker interviewed about travel to Cuba on MSNBC ‘Shift’

I’m delighted to finally receive a clip of my live MSNBC ‘Shift’ interview with Ayman Moyheldin on travel to Cuba, Augbust 18, 2015… Watch it either on YouTube: … or direct...

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Recommended read: The Last Soldiers of the Cold War

On December 17, 2014, as Presidents Barack Obama and Raúl Castro simultaneously announced that the USA and Cuba would restore diplomatic relations, two small planes landed at Andrews Air Force...

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Where will Fidel Castro be buried?

© Christopher P. Baker all images. All images are copyrighted and protected and may not be reproduced without specific permission of the photographer. SEE UPDATE HERE! “Where will Fidel Castro...

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Travel writer & photographer Christopher P. Baker to lead one-of-a-kind photographic tour of Cuba

I’m thrilled to announce that I’ve partnered with my long-term friends and renowned photographers Robert Holmes and Andrea Johnson to lead a special photo tour of Cuba in January 2016, fulfilling a dream that...

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National Geographic Expeditions’ Cuba Expert Christopher P. Baker talks to NPR’s Tom Wilmer

It’s always a pleasure interviewing with my pal Tom Wilmer for his NPR radio podcast, “Journeys of Discovery with Tom Wilmer.” Not least, I like his style, his acuity of...

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Christopher P. Baker Talks Cuba’s Classic Cars

This morning before heading north for Big Sur from Morro  Bay, I cut another interview with my pal Tom Wilmer for his NPR radio podcast, “Journeys of Discovery with Tom Wilmer”....

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Cuba’s iconic song ‘Guantanamera’ explained by Christopher P. Baker

I’m currently motorcycling from Palm Springs to Montana, so last night I stopped over in Morro Bay as guest of my close friend Tom Wilmer, host of NPR’s “Journeys of...

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Join me in Mill Valley, CA, for a presentation of “Titillating Tales Told by the Titans of Travel”

I’m delighted to join an illustrious group of fellow travel journalists for an evening presentation of readings on the theme: “Sex, Mishaps and Adventure: Titillating Tales Told by the Titans...

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