Explorer's Guide Costa Rica: With Excursions to Nicaragua & Panama: A Great Destination

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The Countryman Press, Nov 3, 2008 - Travel - 320 pages
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"Consistently rated the best guides to the regions covered... Readable, tasteful, appealingly designed. Strong on dining, lodging, culture and history."—National Geographic Traveler

Covers all of Costa Rica's hotspots, from erupting volcanoes and white-sand beaches to the cool cloud forests and bustling tropical metropolises. Includes easy day or weekend trips across the border to Granada, Isla Ometepe, San Juan del Sur, Solentiname, the Río San Juan in Nicaragua and Boquete in Panama.

As in every Explorer's Great Destinations title, you’ll find helpful information for lodging, dining, shopping, transportation, recreational activities, and special events. The focused and very helpful "If Time Is Short" advice, historical notes, and many maps and photographs make this an indispensable guide. Use it to help you discover all the region has to offer. Includes: history, lodging, dining, culture, recreation, shopping, transportation and more!
  

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About the author (2008)

Paige Penland is a Costa Rica–based freelance writer specializing in travel, science, and history. Penland lives and works in Costa Rica, and she has written several articles and guidebooks about Costa Rica, Nicaragua, and Panama, including Costa Rica, El Salvador, Oaxaca, and Granada, San Juan del Sur & Southwest Nicaragua, all in the Explorer's Great Destinations series from Countryman.

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