Motojournalist Christopher P Baker to lead 12-day motorcycle tour of Cuba this October, 2017

Motojournalist and Cuba expert Christopher P Baker will lead 12-day ‘Motorcycle Diaries’ tour of Cuba this October 22-November 2, 2017, using Harley-Davidson and Suzuki V-Strom motorcycles. The unique ‘people-to-people’ program...

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BREAKIN’ BONES IN BAJA: A salutary tale about IMG travel insurance

Baja California. It fired my imagination like a heat-haze hovering between hallucination and reality on the distant desert horizon. When my buddy JD Smith called inviting me to join him...

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Cuba Expert Christopher P. Baker speaks on radio and TV about Fidel’s death and legacy

Following Fidel Castro’s death last Friday, my phone has been ringing off the hook with requests for radio and TV interviews about his death and legacy for Cuba and U.S.-Cuban...

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Fidel is dead! Castro to be buried in Santiago de Cuba’s Cementerio Santa Ifigenia

© Christopher P. Baker all images. All images are copyrighted and protected and may not be reproduced without specific permission of the photographer. Fidel Castro died last night at the...

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Cuba expert asks “Is the Cuban romance on ice?” with Trump as president-elect

I’ve always admired my friend Larry Luxner‘s capability as a journalist to acutely synthesize and concisely express issues relating to Cuba. He and I are each Cuba experts in our...

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Cuba’s Car Culture coffee-table book

It’s been a decade since my coffee-table book, Cuba Classics: A Celebration of Vintage American Automobiles, was published. A full decade in which Cuba’s plethora of far-from-museum-quality Detroit dowagers still...

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Visiting Cuba? Leave your drone at home!

Drones are all the rage. But if you’re planning on traveling to Cuba and are thinking of bringing a drone, heed my advice. DON’T! Regardless of type or size, drones...

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Cuba expert Christopher P Baker to escort a private pilots’ self-fly tour to Cuba for Air Journey

What’s my next Cuba adventure? Sharing my knowledge as Cuba expert for an escorted private pilot’s tour to Havana with Air Journey, October 26-29, 2016. I also acted as Cuba...

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@cubaExpert Christopher P. Baker quoted in New York Times travel story on Cuba

It always brightens my day to see an email in my inbox announcing a newly published feature article with my byline or in which I’ve been quoted. So today it...

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Product review: Givi Trekker Outback cases are tops!

At the 2016 BMW Motorcycle Owners of America International Rally, in Buffalo, NY, last July it was time to shop for a full set of cases for my 1200GSA. My...

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