Lynne Sullivan wrote our highly successful Adventure Guides to the Virgin Islands, to Aruba, Bonaire & Curacao and to St. Martin & St. Barts.
Our team of knowledgeable authors offers comprehensive introductions that cover history, geography, climate, when to go, transportation, planning and culture. Region-by-region, the books then delve into the heart of the area, with driving tours and side trips to the best museums, historic sites and shops. But the focus is on activities, and you'll learn about the best spots for diving, snorkeling, horseback riding, hiking, biking, rock climbing and more. Extensive listings of recommended tour operators, too. Select places to stay and eat, as well as regional festivals and celebrations.
This is the only full-sized comprehensive guide covering Oklahoma from tip to toe. With 250,000 Native American residents, the state is a treasure trove of history. Details,on powwows, historical re-enactments and celebrations. Visit the International Bluegrass Festival, the Red Earth Native American Art & Dance Festival, Lake Eufaula, Black Mesa, Boiling Springs & Roman Nose state parks, the Cowboy Hall of Fame.
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Blending detailed travel tips with beautiful photography, this guidebook offers much more than just restaurant and hotel reviews. Fascinating chapters explore Costa Rica's unique history, culture, food, ecology and wildlife. Top 10 Ways to Avoid a Cultural Misunderstanding helps visitors avoid common and potentially embarrassing mistakes.
Discover what makes Costa Rica one of the world's most amazing destinations. Soar above the cloud forest on a zipline at Monteverde. Spend the night at a deluxe ecolodge next to Arenal Volcano. Soak in the tropical beauty of Costa Rica's world-class beaches at Manuel Antonio National Park. Watch sea turtles lay their eggs at Tortuguero. Plan the perfect Costa Rican vacation!
Filled with insider tips to save you time and money
Over 300 beautiful color photos
Over 30 detailed maps
Fascinating chapters on History, Culture and Food
Informative guide to Wildlife and Ecology
1% of profits are donated to environmental organizations working to preserve Costa Rica's biodiversity for future generations
Printed on sustainable FSC paper
Birds of Central America is the first comprehensive field guide to the avifauna of the entire region, including Belize, Guatemala, Honduras, El Salvador, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, and Panama. Handy and compact, the book presents text and illustrations for nearly 1,200 resident and migrant species, and information on all rare vagrants. Two hundred sixty detailed plates on convenient facing-page spreads depict differing ages and sexes for each species, with a special focus on geographic variation. The guide also contains up-to-date range maps and concise notes on distribution, habitat, behavior, and voice. An introduction provides a brief overview of the region’s landscape, climate, and biogeography.
The culmination of more than a decade of research and field experience, Birds of Central America is an indispensable resource for all those interested in the bird life of this part of the world.