Moon Guatemala / Edition 2

Moon Guatemala / Edition 2

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by Alvaro Argueta
     
 

Part-time Guatemala resident Alvaro Argueta provides travelers with an insider's view of Guatemala's rich ecological gems, including idyllic surfspots and popular volcanoes. Argueta is the perfect tour guide — providing trip ideas like Highland Adventure and Exploring the Maya Past and Present. Packed with information on dining, transportation, and

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Part-time Guatemala resident Alvaro Argueta provides travelers with an insider's view of Guatemala's rich ecological gems, including idyllic surfspots and popular volcanoes. Argueta is the perfect tour guide — providing trip ideas like Highland Adventure and Exploring the Maya Past and Present. Packed with information on dining, transportation, and accommodations, Moon Guatemala has lots of options for a range of travel budgets. Every Moon guidebook includes recommendations for must-see sights and many area, regional, and city-centered maps. Including experienced advice on visiting Lake Atitlan, La Antigua, and the variety of museums in Guatemala City, Moon Guatemala gives travelers the tools they need to create a more personal and memorable experience. With expert writers, first-rate strategic advice, and an essential dose of humor, Moon guidebooks are the cure for the common trip.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781598800579
Publisher:
Avalon Travel Publishing
Publication date:
09/28/2007
Series:
Moon Handbooks Travel Series
Edition description:
Second Edition
Pages:
500
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 7.40(h) x 1.00(d)

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Table of Contents


The Lay of the Land     14
Planning Your Trip     17
Explore Guatemala     19
The Best of Guatemala     19
Adventure Hiking     20
Mayans Past and Present     21
Bird-Watcher's Delight     23
Living It Up     24
Guatemala City     26
Sights     31
Entertainment     45
Shopping     47
Recreation     48
Accommodations     51
Food     56
Information and Services     61
Getting There and Around     63
Near Guatemala City     69
La Antigua Guatemala     72
Sights     77
Arts and Entertainment     84
Shopping     85
Recreation     87
Accommodations     90
Food     97
Information and Services     101
Getting There and Around     103
Near Antigua Guatemala     104
The Western Highlands     107
Chimaltenango Department and Vicinity     111
Panajachel and Lake Atitlan     114
Lake Atitlan Villages     126
Chichicastenango     139
Santa Cruz del Quiche and Vicinity     144
The Ixil Triangle     150
Huehuetenango and Vicinity     158
Huehuetenango Frontier     164
Quetzaltenango (Xela) and Vicinity     169
The Pacific Coast     187
Retalhuleu and Vicinity     190
Escuintla Department     198
Monterrico     207
East to El Salvador     213
El Oriente and Izabal     215
Rio Hondo to Esquipulas     219
Esquipulas     221
Copan Archaeological Site (Honduras)     223
Copan Ruinas Town (Honduras)     231
Quirigua to Puerto Barrios     238
Puerto Barrios and Vicinity     240
Livingston     248
Rio Dulce National Park     256
Rio Dulce Town     259
Lake Izabal     262
Las Verapaces     267
Salama and Vicinity     272
Along the Cloud Forest Biological Corridor     274
Coban and Vicinity     281
Lanquin and Semuc Champey     290
Northern Alta Verapaz     293
Peten     300
Poptun and Vicinity      305
Sayaxche and Vicinity     307
Flores     310
Lake Peten Itza     323
East to Belize     329
Tikal National Park     331
The Maya Biosphere Reserve     343
Background     362
The Land     362
Flora and Fauna     374
History     378
Government     403
Economy     406
People and Culture     409
Essentials     417
Getting There     417
Getting Around     423
Visas and Officialdom     425
Recreation     426
Accommodations     436
Food     438
Conduct and Customs     441
Tips for Travelers     442
Health and Safety     445
Information and Services     451
Resources     456
Glossary     456
Spanish Phrasebook     458
Suggested Reading     464
Internet Resources     467
Index     469

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