Synopses & Reviews
Beyond the deserted beaches of the Nicoya Peninsula and the visceral heights of the Monteverde cloud forests lies the real Costa Rica '" a land of delicate pathos, forthright purity and hard-won pacifism. Tromp through virgin rain forest '" sighting poison-dart frogs and howler monkeys along the way '" or simply explore the local lore and laid-back beach scene with this comprehensive guide.
Less Is More '" expanded ecofriendly coverage and loads of volunteer and learning opportunities make traveling with a conscience easier than ever.
The Wild Side '" spot your favorite rain forest dwellers '" scarlet macaws, caimans and more '" with our expert-written color wildlife section.
Gaps On The Map '" lose yourself in the seldom-visited corners of this ecological powerhouse with informed do-it-yourself content and more than 80 maps.
Charge It! '" surf the world"s longest left at Pavones, hike through rain forest in Corcovado or drop into roaring rapids with our Adventure Travel chapter.
Lonely Planet country guides feature unmatched history, culture, and background information, with expert author contributions. "Down-to-earth, accurate information for every budget, enthusiastically written."--"Travel & Leisure." Full color. Maps.