Where will Fidel Castro be buried?

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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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Carnival to Launch Cuba Cruises from Miami

Today Carnival, the world’s largest cruise company, announced that it has been granted approval by the U.S. Department of the Treasury and the U.S. Department of Commerce to offer cruises...

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National Geographic publishes my ‘Top 10 Motorcycle Rides in the USA’

National Geographic recently commissioned me to write up the ‘Top 10 Motorcycle Rides in the USA’ for the National Geographic Travel website: “The World’s Best Trips, Adventures and Places to Visit”....

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South Africa by 2015 Indian Roadmaster

Well, the big day has arrived. Today I fly to Cape Town to spend two weeks riding a 2015 Indian Roadmaster around South Africa. The gem of the African continent...

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PRESIDENT OBAMA EASES UP ON TRAVEL RESTRICTIONS TO CUBA

It’s long overdue, but today’s announcement by President Obama that he is reinstating formal diplomatic relations with Cuba after six decades in the cold is exhilarating. I congratulate the President...

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