Fox news 1000Author of six travel books about Cuba, Christopher P. Baker has visited Cuba more than 70 times during three decades and has met Fidel Castro and a pantheon of Cuba’s other leading cultural and political leaders. He is  intimately familiar with the island’s culture, society, history, politics, and economics and has traveled Cuba end to end numerous times.

He has addressed the National Press Club, National Geographic Live!, and World Affairs Council, among other prestigious organizations, speaking on Cuba. He has been profiled in USA Today and has been interviewed about Cuba on ABC, CBS, Fox TV, NBC, NPR, & dozens of other radio & TV outlets.

Christopher leads Cuba tours for National Geographic Expeditions, MotoDiscovery, and Santa Fe Photographic Workshops, and has assisted many organizations in their applications to receive OFAC licenses for people-to-people travel to Cuba. In 2013 he led the first group motorcycle tours of Cuba for U.S. citizens since the Revolution.

Christopher is currently partnered with acting-singing legend David Soul in production of a cinematic documentary–Cuban Soul.

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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.