My radio interview about travel to Colombia on ‘Travel with Rick Steves‘ just aired.

I spent five months traveling to every corner of the country while researching my National Geographic Traveler Colombia guidebook.

Listen in as I explain what makes this magnificent country–what I call a microcosm of everything that South America has to offer–so wonderful. From the Amazon to the colonial cities, the glacier-capped mountains, and even La Guajira desert, to Bogotá and the incredible colonial towns and cities, such as Cartagena.

After listening to the brief opener, skip to 14:00 to hear my segment…



Christopher P Baker


Christopher P. Baker, one of the world's most multi-talented and successful travel writers and photographers has been named by National Geographic as one of the world's foremost authorities on Cuba travel and culture. Winner of the Lowell Thomas Award 2008 as 'Travel Journalist of the Year,' he has authored more than 30 books, leads tours for National Geographic Expeditions, Edelwiss Bike Travel, and Jim Cline Photo Tours, among other companies, and is a Getty Images and National Geographic contributing photographer.