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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...
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The Paris Left Bank neighborhood of St. Germain is most often connected to the era from the 1940s through the 1960s, when Sartre, de Beauvoir and others gathered in its cafes to discuss existentialism and listen to jazz; and the district has also long been associated with American expatriates from...