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Yucatan & Mayan Mexico (4th ed.)
(Cadogan Guides USA)
Nick Rider

published 2010 • 5 ½” x 8 ¼” • 520 pages • full-color photos • maps
ISBN 9781566567954 • paperback • $21.95

Whatever first draws you to the Yucatàn peninsula of Mexico – be it ancient Mayan temples, white Caribbean beaches, vibrant handicrafts, elusive wildlife or fiery food – you’re sure to be delighted by its wealth of opportunities. This fascinating and definitive guide goes far beyond the tourist trail to provide a deep insight into this vibrant region.

•  Includes essential information on diving, snorkeling and water sports
•  Contains practical travel advice and easy-to-use maps
•  Hand-picks the best places to stay and eat, plus top sites for each region.
•  With in-depth cultural and historical backgrounds

“If you look at life as a journey rather than a destination, then Cadogan Guides are the manuals for you.”
–Everything France magazine

Nick Rider was born in Coventry, England, where there are no pyramids, although there may be portals to the Otherworld that no one has quite noticed yet… He lived in Spain for several years and wrote a PhD on Spanish history before first traveling in Mexico.


1) Introduction 2) The Maya 3) History: Conquest and After 4) Topics 5) Food and Drink 6) Planning Your Trip 7) Practical A-Z 8) Cancún, the Islands and “Riviera Maya” 9) Yucatán State
10) Southern Quintana Roo and Río Bec 11) Campeche State 12) Tabasco 13) Chiapas 14) Language 15) Glossary 16) Further Reading 17) Index

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