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Award-winning travel writer Christopher P. Baker highlights Cuba's best lesser-known local hot spots, including Finca Manacas (the birthplace of Fidel Castro), Parque Lennon, and Rumba de Salvador's Alley. He also offers fun and creative travel suggestions, such as A Week in Havana, 10 Best Scenic Drives, and Cars, Cigars, and Cabarets. Moon Cuba provides in-depth information on Havana and complete coverage of the island and#151; tip to tip.

About the Author

Christopher P. Baker was born and raised in Yorkshire, England. He received a B.A. in geography from University College, London, and masters degrees in Latin American studies from Liverpool University and in education from the Institute of Education, London University.

He began his writing career in 1978 as contributing editor on Latin America for Land and Liberty, a London-based political journal. In 1980 he received a Scripps-Howard Foundation Scholarship in Journalism to attend the University of California, Berkeley.

Since 1983, Christopher has made his living as a professional travel writer, photographer, lecturer, and tour guide, and is acclaimed for his specialist knowledge of Cuba and Costa Rica, about which he has written 10 books. He has contributed to more than 150 publications worldwide, including Caribbean Travel and Life, Maxim, National Geographic Traveler, The Robb Report, and the Los Angeles Times. Christopher has been profiled in USA Today; appears frequently on radio and television talk shows and as a guest-lecturer aboard cruise ships; and has been privileged to address such organizations as the National Press Club, the World Affairs Council, and the National Geographic Society. He is a National Geographic Resident Expert and currently escorts cruise-tours of Costa Rica and Panama for National Geographic Expeditions.

His many books include Moon Costa Rica and Mi Moto Fidel: Motorcycling Through Castro's Cuba, winner of both the 2002 Lowell Thomas Award for Best Travel Book and the North American Travel Journalist Association's Grand Prize. His other awards include the prestigious Lowell Thomas Travel Journalist of the Year from the Society of American Travel Writers in 2008, and the Caribbean Tourism Organization in 2005.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781598805284
Publisher:
Avalon Travel Publishing
Subject:
Caribbean & West Indies
Author:
Baker, Christopher P.
Subject:
Travel-Caribbean
Edition Description:
Fifth Edition
Series:
Moon Handbooks Cuba
Publication Date:
20101031
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Color and BandW photos throughout, Maps
Pages:
684
Dimensions:
7.5 x 5.5 in

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