An Odd Odyssey: California to Colombia by Bus and Boat, Through Mexico and Central America

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Trafford Publishing, 2001 - Travel - 261 pages
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Have you ever wondered what it would be like to:
quit your well-paying job to backpack through Mexico and Central America...hike through the desert in search of pre-historic cave paintings in Baja California...be robbed twice in 24 hours...view the mortal remains of Mexico's greatest hero...come face-to-face with a giant crocodile...experience Hurricane Mitch...drink, dance and fly kites in a graveyard festival...climb an active volcano...see the world's most powerful woman...search for a pre-Columbian relic in the Costa Rican jungle...fall under the spell of a Nicaraguan model...explore Aztec and Mayan ruins...cross the Panama Canal...visit Paul Gauguin's house with a Playboy Bunny...spend New Year's Eve in a Caribbean disco...sail to Colombia in a yacht built by a retired bricklayer with a pet monkey for company...
     Read An Odd Odyssey to find out! The author spent 5 1/2 months wandering around Mexico and Central America writing this descriptive compendium of history, geography and travel anecdotes.
 

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Contents

INTRODUCTION
5
CHAPTER ONE
9
CHAPTER TWO
26
CHAPTER THREE
46
CHAPTER FOUR
72
CHAPTER FIVE
80
CHAPTER SIX
105
CHAPTER SEVEN
141
CHAPTER EIGHT
163
CHAPTER NINE
173
CHAPTER TEN
184
CHAPTER ELEVEN
224
CHAPTER TWELVE
244
EPILOGUE
259
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