In 1996, English travel writer Christopher P. Baker set out to explore Cuba astride his 1,000cc BMW Paris-Dakar motorcycle. In three months Baker logged 7,008 miles wheeling from the streets of Havana to old Caribbean colonial outposts and rugged mountain tracts. The Cubans he met often struggled under material scarcity. Belying their hardship, however, was an unbridled sensuality. Passion infused the island, and Baker unbashedly embraced it.
Christopher gives an overview of the book:
Born and raised in Yorkshire, England, Christopher P. Baker earned a Bachelors degree in Geography, plus Masters degree in Latin American Studies and Education. He settled in California in 1980. Since 1983 he has made his living as a professional travel writer, photographer...