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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South Africa 2015 Indian Roadmaster test ride

I just returned from ten sublime days touring South Africa travel tourism while test-riding the 2015 Indian Roadmaster. What a bike! What a ride! What a country! Last summer Indian...

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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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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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Join me in Colombia for a special 12-day adventure motorcycle tour, Oct 7-18, 2015

Exciting news!  In October 2015 I’ll lead a thrilling 12-day “Heart of Colombia” tour as Guest of Honor in the second of Motolombia’s ‘Motorcycle Legends’ tour series.In 2010 and 2011,...

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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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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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