The Rough Guide to Guatemala

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Rough Guides, 2006 - Travel - 536 pages
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The Rough Guide to Guatemala is the essential guide to this captivating country. A 24-page, full-colour introduction gives an inspiring insight into Guatemala’s highlights, from the delightful colonial city of Antigua to the ancient Maya ruins in Petén. The guide includes extensive and reliable reviews of all the best places to eat, drink and stay for visitors on every budget. There is plenty of practical advice when travelling to remote highland areas, plus detailed information on jungle treks, river rafting and volcano climbs. The guide also includes thorough and informed commentary on Guatemala’s politics, indigenous culture, diverse landscape and spectacular wildlife, as well as detailed maps and plans for every region.

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User Review  - Chris - Goodreads

Good supplement to the Moon guide, though if you only get one, get this one. Read full review

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User Review  - Cora - Goodreads

Accurate, current information. The layout the book and each section made it easy to find and compare information. Read full review


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About the author (2006)

After two years of travelling the world, Iain Stewart arrived in Guatemala and liked it so much he stayed. A few years on, he is the co-author of Rough Guides to the Maya World, Central America and author of Ibiza & Formentera DIRECTIONS. Now based in South London, he is also a journalist and restaurant critic and takes every opportunity to return to Central America.

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