Synopses & Reviews
Escape the crowds and uncover one of the best kept secrets of Central America with Footprint's 4th edition of Nicaragua Handbook. Deserted beaches, sleepy towns, incredible rainforests and active volcanoes all await the intrepid traveler to this emerging Latin American destination. Comprehensive coverage on how to get the most from this little travelled land, including amazing cultural insights, all the best places to eat, drink and sleep, detailed advice on how to get around and how to experience the most from the adventure activities on offer.
· Extensive coverage of Nicaragua's national parks and how to get the most from them
· Amazing cultural & historical insight
· Our recommended itineraries to help you plan your trip whether youre travelling for one week or four
· Accommodation listings for every budget
· Detailed street maps for important towns and cities
· The lowdown on the best adventure activities including, surfing, windsurfing, riding and trekking
· Detailed transport advice on how to get around
· Overview map of the country to help you plan your trip and get your bearings
Packed with information on all the main attractions as well as detailed information on the dozens of activities and adventures that will help you get off the beaten track, Footprints Nicaragua Handbook will help you get to the heart of this intriguing country.
‘Who should pack Footprint - readers who want to escape the crowd.
Loaded with information on this largely unknown country, this 4th edition of Footprints Nicaragua Handbook will take you from handsome colonial cities to the glorious golden beaches of the Pacific and Caribbean coast.
· Expert author Richard knows Nicaragua inside out; he has travelled extensively throughout the country researching this new edition
· Comprehensive coverage of the main attractions, plus dozens of activities and adventures that will help you get off the beaten track
· In-depth information about history, culture and politics, plus detailed listings
· Inspirational trip planning with itineraries and maps
About the Author
Richard Arghiris first visited Latin America in 2003, when he travelled between the capitals of Mexico and Panamá. Richard has since become a regular visitor to the Americas, writing and researching content for guidebooks, magazines, newspapers and websites. Aside from Latin America, he has travelled widely in Europe and the United States, and is currently based in London where he works as an author and freelance journalist and is on the road whenever it calls
Table of Contents
1) Planning your trip 2) Managua, South of Managua, East of Managua 3) Masaya & Los Pueblos, Ciudad de Masaya, Around Masaya, Los pueblos de la Meseta 4) Granada & around 5) Rivas Isthmus & Ometepe Island, Rivas, Isla de Ometepe, San Juan del Sur and around 6) Rio San Juan, San Carlos and Archipielago Solentiname, Along the Rio San Juan, Leon & El Occidente, Leon, Around Leon, Chinandega and Cosiguina Peninsula 7) Northern Highlands, Managua to Matagalpa, Jinotega, Esteli, Somoto, Nueva Segovia 8) Caribbean Coast & Islands, The Corn Islands, Bluefields, Bilwi (Puerto Cabezas) 9) Background 10) Footnotes