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Puerto Rico: An Introduction and Guide (Macmillan Caribbean Guides) Paperback – December 30, 2006

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  • Series: Macmillan Caribbean Guides
  • Paperback: 214 pages
  • Publisher: MacMillan Caribbean (December 30, 2006)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 140503002X
  • ISBN-13: 978-1405030021
  • Product Dimensions: 0.4 x 5.5 x 8.3 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 11.4 ounces (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 1.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #5,255,687 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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About the Author

Christopher P. Baker-the Caribbean Tourism Organization's "Travel Journalist of the Year 2005"-is an acclaimed travel writer and photographer specializing in the Caribbean. He has contributed to more than 150 publications worldwide and is the author of numerous award-winning guidebooks, as well as Cuba Classics: A Celebration of Vintage American Automobiles and Mi Moto Fidel: Motorcycling Through Castro's Cuba.

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Christopher P. Baker (1955-) was born and educated in Yorkshire, England, studied at universities in London and Liverpool, and has lived in California since 1980. He has since established himself as one of the world's leading travel writers & photographers and is considered the world's foremost authority on travel and tourism to Cuba and Costa Rica. He has authored and illustrated more than 30 books for such publishers as Dorling Kindersly, Frommers, Lonely Planet, Moon, and National Geographic, etc., including guidebooks, literary books, and his acclaimed coffee-table book, "Cuba Classics: A Celebration of Vintage American Automobiles." His writing & photography have appeared in more than 200 international publications, from National Geographic to Newsweek. His literary travelog "Mi Moto Fidel: Motorcycling Through Castro's Cuba," won both the Lowell Thomas Award as 'Travel Book of the Year,' and the North American Travel Journalist Association Grand Prize. In 2008, he won the prestigious Lowell Thomas Award 'Travel Journalist of the Year,' and has also been named 'Travel Journalist of the Year' by the Caribbean Tourism Organization (2005) and Jamaica Tourist Board (1998). He is a National Geographic resident expert on Cuba and Costa Rica, and leads trips to those countries for National Geographic Expeditions and other tour companies. He has been profiled in USA Today, and has appeared on numerous TV and radio shows, including NBC, Fox, CNN, and PBS. He posts twice-weekly blogs at and promotes himself through his website:

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2 of 3 people found the following review helpful By 249537681235 on May 9, 2007
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I was in Puerto Rico for the last week of March. I thought this guide would have up-to-date information on hotels, restaurants, activities, etc. but it was totally lacking.
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