Ben Box has been working on the South American Handbook for over 30 years and is a Latin America expert. Ben has contributed to newspapers, magazines and learned tomes, usually on the subject of travel, and has also been involved in Footprint’s Central America & Mexico, Caribbean Islands, Brazil and Peru since their inception. Having a doctorate in Spanish and Portuguese studies from London University, Ben maintains a strong interest in Latin American literature and culture.
Footprint Focus Guyana, Guyane & Surinameby Ben Box
Swaying palm trees, golden beaches, a hammock at siesta time, and sunset rum cocktails: this is the bare minimum of a relaxing Caribbean holiday. Throw in Calypso music, Hindu temples and Parisian cafes selling coffee and croissants and you're close to experiencing the unique melting pot of cultures in Guyana, Guyane and Suriname. Each tiny country is home to a diverse mix of cultures and yet they have all kept their own identities and traditions. Few places boast the cultural and culinary fusion of this 'Caribbean corner' of South America. · Perfect for anyone who prefers to travel without the tourists: This concise guidebook covers places that are simply not featured in any other travel guide. · Objective recommendations of great places to stay and eat.· Fascinating insights into the region’s history and culture. · Highlights map of the region plus detailed street maps to important towns and cities. · Slim enough to fit in your pocket. With unparalleled depth and breadth of coverage of this vibrant region, the Footprintfocus guide to Guyana, Guyane and Suriname will help you get the best out of your adventure without weighing you down
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