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Discover Honduras & the Bay Islands
Dive into world-class aquatic adventures with whale sharks, damselfish and barracuda in the clearer-than-crystal waters of the Bay Islands.
Paddle dugout canoe through Central America's largest remaining strand of rainforest in the verdant depths of La Moskitia.
Revel in the mysterious rise and fall of the Maya as you explore the pyramids and sculptures of the Copan ruins.
Discover how a simple soccer game brought a country to war's dark door.
In This Guide:
1232 hours of research (by plane, boat and bus), 30 maps, two very tired Lonely Planet authors.
An Outdoor activities chapter gets your pulse pumping while unparalleled history coverage reveals Honduras' past.
Our first edition of Honduras pushes you to go beyond its pages and create your own do-it-yourself adventure--truly the guidebook of the future.
Complemented by easy-to use, reliable maps, helpful recommendations, authoritative background information, and up-to-date coverage of things to see and do, these popular travel guides cover in detail countries, regions, and cities around the world for travelers of every budget, along with extensive itineraries, maps with cross-referencing to the text, "Top 10" and "Top 5" lists, and other practical features.
In-depth guide to Central America's best-kept travel secret where tourism is up 10% includes a special Adventure Travel section that gets visitors into unexplored rainforests and over the world's second-largest barrier reef. Content on the Bay Islands offers readers some of the best diving and snorkeling in the world. Sensitive coverage of thriving indigenous communities lets travelers know how to visit them.
This in-depth guide to Central America's best-kept travel secret includes a special Adventure Travel section that gets visitors into unexplored rain forests and over the world's second-largest barrier reef.
Lonely Planet knows Honduras. Whether you want to dive into the deep blue off the coast of the Bay Islands, explore the forests and cobblestoned coffee towns of La Ruta Lenca or tramp around the ancient Mayan temples of Copan, this 2nd edition gives you all you need to enjoy the best of Honduras.
Lonely Planet guides are written by experts who get to the heart of every destination they visit. This fully updated edition is packed with accurate, practical and honest advice, designed to give you the information you need to make the most of your trip.
In This Guide:
Full-Color chapter showcases the best to see and do in Honduras
Detailed coverage of the Mayan archaeological ruins of Copan
Comprehensive chapter on diving and other outdoor activities
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