Christopher P. Baker

Christopher P. Baker’s passion for Cuba and the open road inspired him to write Mi Moto Fidel: Motorcycling Through Castro’s Cuba, winner of the Lowell Thomas Award “Travel Book of the Year” and the North American Travel Journalist Association’s Award of Excellence. He is also the author of the best-selling Moon Handbook: Cuba, plus Moon Handbook: Havana and National Geographic: Traveler Cuba, as well as numerous other travel guidebooks.

His work has appeared in publications as diverse as Newsweek, National Geographic Traveler, Saveur, and Elle, and in books by the National Geographic Society, Time-Life, the Discovery Channel, and Writer’s Digest.

His many other awards include the Benjamin Franklin Award and the Caribbean Tourism Organization’s “Travel Journalist of the Year.” He lives in California.