Footprint Handbook Costa Rica

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  • Edition: 3rd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2016-04-07
  • Publisher: Footprint Handbooks

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Costa Rica is undeniably a nature-lovers' paradise: home to moss-draped cloud forest, rainforest wilderness, remote turtle-nesting beaches and volcanic peaks. With endless sand and surf beaches and adrenaline-charged adventure activities too, this diverse country has something to offer all travelers. From the idyllic white shoreline of the Nicoya Peninsula to the verdant slopes of Volcán Arenal, Footprint's Costa Rica Handbook will help you get the best out of your trip.
  • Practicalities section with essential information on getting there and around.
  • Highlights map and inspirational color section, so you know what not to miss.
  • Listing you can trust, including where to eat, sleep and relax.
  • Detailed street maps for San José and other key towns.
  • Slim enough to fit in your pocket.
Loaded with advice and information on how to get around, this concise Footprint Handbook will help you get the most out of Costa Rica without weighing you down.

Author Biography

Richard Arghiris is a freelance writer, journalist, blogger, and long-term traveler. He has been wandering the highways and unpaved back roads of Central America since 2003, contributing to a range of Footprint titles and a host of websites, magazines and newspapers, including The Independent, The Observer, Perceptive Travel and Intercontinental Cry. His blog, www.unseenamericas.com, features news reports, narrative journalism and street photography from the sketchy US-Mexico border to the teeming rainforests of Panama.

Table of Contents

1) Planning your trip 2) Costa Rica (San José; Meseta Central; Northern Costa Rica; Northern Costa Rica; Península de Nicoya; Central Pacific Coast; The Southern Zone; The Caribbean Coast) 3) Practicalities 4) Footnotes

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