National Geographic sponsors my Colombia photo exhibition in NYC and DC

National Geographic Society and the Colombian Ministry of Tourism are sponsoring my photo exhibition on Colombia at the Colombian Consulate, NYC, June 26 & 27; and the Colombian Embassy, Washington,...

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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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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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Adventure Motorcyclist Magazine publishes my story on motorcycling in Cuba

Adventure Motorcycle Magazine is about to publish its September/October 2013 issue featuring my self-illustrated article on leading the first group motorcycle tour of all Cuba for U.S. citizens since the...

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Cuba’s “horse whisperer” promotes Monty Roberts’ equine techniques

My friend Julio Muñoz has always had a passion for horses. He also has a knowledge of communicating with horses that is perhaps unique in Cuba. This thanks to his...

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La Colmenita–Havana’s endearing children’s theater group–spreads message of love

Without a doubt, the seminal highlight of this past year leading people-to-people tours of Cuba for National Geographic Expeditions was my introduction to the children of La Colmenita. This amazing...

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