Program 440: Changing Cuba 2016; Life and Death in the Andes
Release Date: 04-09-2016
An expert updates Rick Steves on the practicalities of American travel to Cuba and how increased demand is affecting tourism there. Also, screenwriter Kim MacQuarrie tells us about the notorious bandits and revolutionaries whose lives he researched in South America and whose larger-than-life legacies still resonate in the Andes.
- Christopher P. Baker, tour guide to Cuba and author of the "Moon Cuba" and "National Geographic Traveler Cuba" handbooks
- Filmmaker Kim MacQuarrie, author of "Life and Death in the Andes" (Simon and Schuster)
- Christopher P. Baker's website.
- Chris wrote "Mi Moto Fidel" after his first motorcycle excursion across Cuba, while researching the "Moon Cuba" handbook.
- Chris' motorcycle tours of Cuba are organized through Moto Discovery.
- The New York Times writes about the latest round of travel rules for U.S. visitors to Cuba, announced just prior to President Obama's visit to Havana in March 2016.
- Kim MacQuarrie is the author of "Life and Death in the Andes." He's also written "The Last Days of the Incas."
- The Inca Trail to Machu Picchu is only a small portion of the trails the Incas built hundreds of years ago.
- The Netflix series "Narcos" recreates Pablo Escobar's life story.