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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‘On Point with Tomi Lahren’ interview with Cuba expert Christopher P Baker

I’m not looking at my best, but I’m pleased with my interview about Cuba with conservative station One American News Network’s ‘On Point with Tomi Lahren,’ on July 9, 2015....

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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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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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Cuban Soul–Meet three Cubans who personify the nation’s charismatic spirit

Hollywood depictions of post-revolutionary Cuba–streets lined with vintage 1950s American cars; walls plastered with revolutionary slogans; ox-drawn plows tilling tobacco fields; sizzling salsa-filled nights–only hint at the country’s larger-than-life persona....

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DOES U.S. INTERESTS SECTION IN HAVANA SCAM CUBAN VISA APPLICANTS?

Like many Cubans, Luis Enrique González was ecstatic when in January 2013 his government lifted the much-hated restrictions on freedom to travel abroad. He dreamed of visiting his father in...

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