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Mexico (Insight Guide Silk Road)by Insight Guides
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Insight Guides: Inspiring your next adventure
Insight Guide Mexico: A fantastic year-round destination, Mexico offers unrivaled sight-seeing and adventures, from ancient temples to white-water rafting and colonial gems to beautiful beaches.
Insight Guide Mexico is a comprehensive full-color guide to this beautiful country. The book is packed with stunning photography on every page that brings to life Mexico's people, landscape and wildlife. Our Best Of Mexico highlights the top attractions, such as the ruined cities of Uxmal and Chichén Itzá, the pyramids of Teotihuacán and the spectacular Copper Canyon. Our lively features on Mexico's history and culture provide an in-depth introduction to what makes the country unique.
Detailed, high-quality maps throughout will help you plan your itinerary, while the travel tips give you all the essential information for organizing a memorable trip, such as transportation, climate, festivals, and outdoor activities, plus our selection of the best hotels and restaurants.
About the Author
Insight Guides wherever possible uses local experts who provide insider know-how and share their love and knowledge of the destination.
Table of Contents
INTRODUCTION Best of Mexico ¡Que Viva México! The Mexican Mosaic FEATURES Pre-Hispanic Sites Smoking Mountains and Flowering Deserts Adventure Tourism Fiestas Day of the Dead Música Mexicana Mexican Food Artesanía Muralists The Copper Canyon Los Charros Mexico's Beaches Yucatán's Marine Wildlife HISTORY Decisive Dates Pre-Hispanic Civilizations Conquest and Colonial Rule Independence and Revolution Modern Mexico PLACES Mexico City and Environs Mexico City Around Mexico City Baja California Through the Sierras The Northwest Coast El Bajío and the Colonial Heartland Jalisco and Michoacán Acapulco and the Pacific Beaches The Gulf Coast and the South The Gulf Coast Oaxaca Tabasco and Chiapas The Yucatán TRAVEL TIPS Transportation Accommodations Eating Out Activities A-Z: Practical Information Language
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