MSNBC interview on Cuba travel with Christopher P Baker and Paul Bonicelli

I just completed a very short interview this morning live on MSNBC with Jonathan Capehart. The subject was Cuba travel, of course… one year after the Obama-Raúl Castro initiative. The...

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Ten things you didn’t know about Cuba by @CubaExpert

Cuba seems to be on everyone’s lips as the destination du jour  following the 2015 reconciliation between Presidents Barack Obama and Raúl Castro. Though it will likely take decades for...

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Fathom announces 7-day Cuba cruise activities

Carnival Corporation’s Fathom cruise line this week released details of its intended seven-day “social impact” cruises to Cuba. I just reviewed the detailed program and am impressed with the itinerary...

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I have a chapter in ‘Motorcycle Messengers’ — a newly published anthology by riders who write

While attending Horizons Unlimited Motorcycle Travel last week I was delighted to receive a copy of ‘Motorcycle Messengers’… the thrilling new anthology of stories by adventure motorcycles who write. Thanks Jeremy...

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Moto-journalist and Cuba expert Christopher P Baker to lead customized group motorcycle tours of Cuba for U.S. citizens

  With so much newfound interest in Cuba combined with a general relaxation of rules and enforcement, it’s no wonder that many U.S. tour companies are pushing beyond the envelope...

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After Raúl? A Castro dynasty?

Last week I posed the $64 million dollar question: Where will Fidel be buried? Far more important (worth a cool billion on the same scale), and the question I’m asked...

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Recommended read: The Last Soldiers of the Cold War

On December 17, 2014, as Presidents Barack Obama and Raúl Castro simultaneously announced that the USA and Cuba would restore diplomatic relations, two small planes landed at Andrews Air Force...

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Where will Fidel Castro be buried?

© Christopher P. Baker all images. All images are copyrighted and protected and may not be reproduced without specific permission of the photographer. SEE UPDATE HERE! “Where will Fidel Castro...

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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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