DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Mexico

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Penguin, Aug 2, 2010 - Travel - 408 pages
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This lavishly illustrated and fully updated DK Eyewitness guide is the ultimate companion for a truly unforgettable trip to this vivacious country. Mexico is covered in exhaustive detail with cutaways, 3D aerial views and floor plans of all the major sights from the templar Mayor to the streets of Moreila. Whether you are enjoying the idyllic beaches of the Baja Peninsula or admiring the Sumidero Canyon, plans enable you to explore the country in depth, whilst walks, scenic routes and thematic tours will ensure you won’t miss a thing. Sink your teeth into the flavours of Mexico with a huge variety of restaurant listings and sections on local produce and classic dishes. With its abundance of sumptuous photographs, extensive accommodation listings and sights, markets, beaches and festivals listed town by town; the Eyewitness Travel Guide provides everything you need to ensure the perfect trip to Mexico
 

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Contents

HOW TO USE THIS GUIDE 6
6
DISCOVERING MEXICO 10
10
PUTTING MEXICO ON THE MAP 12
12
A PORTRAIT OF MEXICO 14
15
MEXICO THROUGH THE YEAR 30
30
THE HISTORY OF MEXICO 38
39
INTRODUCING MEXICO CITY 58
58
THE HISTORIC CENTER 60
61
NORTHERN MEXICO 158
159
THE COLONIAL HEARTLAND 180
181
SOUTHERN MEXICO 212
213
THE GULF COAST 238
239
THE YUCATÁN PENINSULA 256
257
WHERE TO STAY 290
290
WHERE TO EAT 318
318
SHOPPING IN MEXICO 346
346

REFORMA AND CHAPULTEPEC 82
83
SAN ÁNGEL AND COYOACÁN 96
97
FARTHER AFIELD 106
107
SHOPPING IN MEXICO CITY 114
114
ENTERTAINMENT IN MEXICO CITY 116
116
MEXICO CITY STREET FINDER 118
118
INTRODUCING MEXICO 128
128
AROUND MEXICO CITY 130
131
ENTERTAINMENT IN MEXICO 352
352
OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES AND SPECIALIST HOLIDAYS 354
354
PRACTICAL INFORMATION 362
362
TRAVEL INFORMATION 372
372
GENERAL INDEX 382
382
PHRASEBOOK 405
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