California-based Christopher P. Baker has made a career as a professional travel writer, photographer, lecturer, tour escort and moto-journalist since 1983

Christopher—the Lowell Thomas Award 2008 ‘Travel Journalist of the Year’—has written and photographed for more than 200 publications worldwide, from CNN Travel and Conde Nast to National Geographic TravelerPlayboy and Penthouse. He contributes frequently to such motorcycling publications as Adventure MotorcyclistBMW Motorcycle MagazineMotorcyclistRider, etc. and has reported on motorcycle touring in destinations worldwide, from Croatia to Cuba
Christopher is a Getty Images and National Geographic contributing photographer. His images have graced the covers of dozens of magazines, calendars, books, and major U.S. and international newspapers
In 1996 Christopher shipped his BMW R100GS motorcycle to Cuba and rode 7,000 miles during a three-month journey to research the Moon Cuba guidebook. His award-winning literary travel book–Mi Moto Fidel: Motorcycling Through Castro’s Cuba–describing the journey was published by National Geographic Adventure Press and was named ‘Travel Book of the Year’
In 2013, Christopher led the first group of U.S. motorcycles through Cuba end-to-end since the 1959 Revolution. He has since led more than 100 ‘people-to-people’ tours in Cuba for MotoDiscovery, National Geographic Expeditions, Lindblad Expeditions, among others. He now leads motorcycle tours of Cuba for Edelweiss Bike Travel, the world’s foremost motorcycle touring company.
Christopher has appeared on ABC, Al Jazeera, BBC, CCTV, CNN, Fox TV, MSNBC, National Geographic Channel, NBC, NPR, Sirius XM Radio, and many other nationally syndicated programs speaking about Cuba, Costa Rica, Colombia, travel, and adventure motorcycling
Christopher is an engaging speaker and frequently presents about motorcycle touring in Cuba at BMW and Harley-Davidson dealerships, plus such events as the BMW Motorcycle Owners Association International Rally and Horizons Unlimited, etc.

For complete information visit Christopher’s personal website

www.christopherpbaker.com