Renowned Cuba travel expert and author, Christopher Baker, recently regaled a standing room only audience with numerous travel tips and Cuba updated travel advice at a book signing and slide show event in Marin County, California, hosted by Book Passage and the Bay Area Travel Writers. A great raconteur, Baker fielded questions for more than half an hour after his overview of travel to the island. The author’s travel tips to Cuba were peppered with insightful anecdotes and trivia garnered from his more than 100 trips to the island. These tips and more are contained is his best-selling Moon guidebooks. Since then, travel restrictions have been re-instituted but it is still possible to legally travel to Cuba.
Story by John Sundsmo with Photos by Lee Daley. In Cuba Libre? filmmaker Dick Jordan uses archival film footage and interviews with five travel journalists to re-introduce Cuba travel to American audiences. Presented at local venues in the San Francisco Bay Area, the film is also currently posted on You Tube and Vimeo. See links in the article. Cuba Libre? is entered in nine different Western film festivals this Summer and Fall including, among others,