Adventure Guide to Belize (Google eBook)

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Hunter Publishing, Inc, Feb 1, 2003 - Travel - 400 pages
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A constant top seller, this book is overflowing with tips and recommendations for the first-time or veteran Belize traveler. Lougheed encourages eco-travel, profiling many unique archeological sites, wildlife preserves and marine sanctuaries and exploring firsthand Belize's myriad attractions. Visit Belize City, the Turneffe Islands, Belmopan, San Ignacio, Corozal and Punta Gorda. Crucial information on traveling solo or with a tour group, as well as the pros and cons of each.
  

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Contents

Introduction
1
History
3
Government
13
Economy
15
People Culture
17
Geography
23
Climate
29
Plant Life
31
Gallon JugChan Chich
174
Sarteneja
176
Progresso Copper Bank
180
Corozal
183
Corozal to Santa Elena the Mexican Border
195
The West
199
Leaving Belize City
201
Belize City to the Zoo
202

Animal Life
38
Underwater Life
49
National Emblems
51
Travel Information
55
When to Go
56
What to Take
59
Health Concerns
63
Money Matters
68
Measurements
71
Dangers Annoyances
73
Communications
74
Culture Shock
75
Food
76
Booking a Room
77
Getting Here
79
Getting Around
85
Directory
92
Belize City
95
History
97
Getting Around
101
Adventures Sightseeing
102
Shopping
111
Places to Stay Eat
113
Nightlife
122
Day Trips
124
Directory
127
The North
129
Along the Highway
130
Belize City to Bermudian Landing
132
Bermudian Landing Area
134
Old Northern Highway
142
Crooked Tree Village Sanctuary
148
Crooked Tree Village to Orange Walk
157
Orange Walk Town
158
Orange Walk to Indian Church
166
San Filipe to Blue Creek
171
Blue Creek to Gallon Jug
173
La Democracia to Guanacaste National Park
208
Belmopan
213
Belmopan to Georgeville
216
The Chiquibul Road
224
The Cristo Rey Road
227
San Antonio
231
The ChiquibulCristo Rey Road
236
Santa Elena
249
San Ignacio
251
San Ignacio to Bullet Tree Falls
267
San Ignacio to San Jose Succootz
270
San Jose Succotz
278
Benque Viejo del Carmen
284
Directories
288
Guatemala
293
Money
294
In Guatemala
295
Tikal National Park
298
Directory
307
The South
309
Along the Highways
310
The Coastal Highway
311
The Hummingbird Highway
316
The Southern Highway
331
Directories
391
The Cayes
397
The Cayes in a Nutshell
398
Getting Here
403
Cayes near Belize City
450
Cayes near Dangriga
464
Cayes near Placencia
475
Cayes near Punta Gorda
478
Directories
479
Appendix
485
Emergency Contacts
489
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About the author (2003)

Born in Winnipeg in 1943, Vivien Lougheed was raised by her Polish grandparents who instilled within her a desire for adventure. From her home base of Prince George she has travelled extensively throughout British Columbia, China, Pakistan, the Mediterranean, Central and South America, Africa, the Himalayas of Tibet and Nepal. In her first book, "Central America by Chickenbus" (1986), she all but coined the term that is now synonymous with local transportation and travelling on the cheap. Since then she has written more than ten books including "Kluane National Park
Hiking Guide, Forbidden Mountains, Tungsten
John", (co-written with her husband) and "From the Chilcotin to the Chilkoot: Selected Hikes of Northern BC"

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