Frommer's Portable Cancun

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Wiley, Sep 29, 2001 - Travel - 176 pages
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Frommer's Portable Guides offer all the detailed information and insider advice of a Frommer's Complete Guide -- but in a concise, pocket-sized format. Perfect for the short-term traveler who insists on value and doesn't want to wade through or carry a full-size guidebook, this series selects the very best choices in all price categories and takes you straight to the top sights. Get the latest on hotels, restaurants, sightseeing, sports, shopping, and nightlife in a nutshell in these lightweight, inexpensive guides.

This exciting new addition to our series puts the beauty and excitement of Cancun at your fingertips. Our expert authors will guide you to the very best of Cancun -- fabulous snorkeling and scuba spots, delicious Mexican restaurants, sublimely beautiful golf courses and the hottest nightspots. Candid and evocative reviews of Cancun's accommodations, from all-inclusive luxury resorts to small European-style guesthouses, will make planning your lodgings a snap. Our authors have sought out the best day trips from Cancun including trips to Mayan ruins, nature reserves and stunning parks. With detailed maps, a helpful dictionary of Spanish terms and a glossary of traditional menu items, Frommer's puts Cancun at your fingertips!

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2 Settling into Cancun
What to See Do in Cancun

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About the author (2001)

About the Authors David Baird (chapters 4 and 5) is a writer, editor, and translator based in Austin, Texas. He spent part of his childhood in Morelia, Mexico, and later lived for 2 years among the Mazatec Indians in Oaxaca while he was doing graduate fieldwork. Lynne Bairstow (chapters 1, 2, 3, and 4) is a writer specializing in travel and the Internet who has lived in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, at least part time for the past 9 years. She now lives there year-round and was assisted in her research for this book by Claudia Velo. In a previous professional life, Lynne was a vice president for Merrill Lynch in Chicago and New York. They are also the authors of Frommer's Mexico and Frommer's Cancún, Cozumel & the Yucatán.

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