Central America

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Rough Guides, Limited, 1999 - Travel - 786 pages
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A team of experienced, enthusiastic young authors covers Guatemala, Belize, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua, and Panama, with particular concern for environmental and sustainable tourism. of color photos. 90 maps.

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Contents

Getting there from the UK and Ireland
9
Red tape and entry requirements
16
PART
35
Information
41
Belize City 5363
53
Corozal Orange Walk and the North 6474
64
The Northern Cayes and Atolls 7586
75
Cayo and the West 8798
87
Managua 451470
451
The North 471482
471
The Southwest 483496
483
Lago de Nicaragua 497506
497
The Atlantic Coast 507516
507
PART SEVEN
517
Costs money and banks
524
San Jose 535555
535

The South 99113
99
PART THREE
115
Costs money and banks
122
East to the Caribbean 214226
214
Coban and the Verapaces 227240
227
Peten 241261
241
PART FOUR
263
Costs money and banks
269
PART FIVE
339
Eating and drinking
345
Tegucigalpa and the South 353371
353
The Central and Western Highlands 372387
372
Olancho 388392
388
The Bay Islands 417430
417
PART
431
Information
437
The Valle Central and the Highlands 556569
556
Limon Province and the Atlantic coast 570590
570
The Central Pacific and Southern Nicoya 591615
591
Guanacaste 616634
616
The Zona Norte 635645
635
The Zona Sur 646656
646
PART EIGHT
657
Costs money and banks
663
Panama City 673696
673
The Canal and Colon Province 697709
697
Eastern Panama Darien and Kuna Yala 710721
710
Western Panama 722740
722
Bocas del Toro 741748
741
Chronology of Central America
751
Ecotourism
761
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About the author (1999)

Peter Eltringham is a leading authority on Central America, spending several months each year in the region and contributing articles to newspapers and magazines. As well as writing the original edition of this title - then The Rough Guide to Guatemala and Belize - he has co-authored Rough Guides to Mexico, Central America and the Maya World.

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