Guatemala Handbook: The Travel Guide

Front Cover
Footprint, 2002 - Guatemala - 400 pages
With over 40 maps, including color maps cross-referenced with the text, Footprint's Guatemala Handbook covers all of the country's attractions, including the Maya world, jungle cities, natural landscapes, and feasts and fiestas. The handbook is useful for journey-takers of all ages and budgets and is designed specifically for the traveler who wants to escape the crowds and experience the spirit of the land. Along with recommendations for accommodations, restaurants, and places to shop for textiles, clothes, and cultural artifacts, the book also includes listings for adventure sports, from diving in Lake Atitlan to volcano climbing and white-water rafting. A special feature focuses on ecotourism and responsible travel. From the Cult of Maximon to the delicate issue of transport manners (know your bus etiquette!), this guide will provide even the most adventurous and imaginative of travelers new information and travel options to this exciting corner of the globe.

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