eBook DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Costa Rica, 3rd Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 146543268X
  • ISBN-13: 9781465432681
  • DDC: 917.286045
  • Grade Level Range: 12th Grade +
  • 280 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2015 | Published/Released January 2015
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2015
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The DK Eyewitness Costa Rica Travel Guide is your indispensable guide to this beautiful part of the world. The fully updated guide includes unique cutaways, floor plans and reconstructions of the must-see sites, plus street-by-street maps of all the fascinating cities and towns. The new-look guide is also packed with photographs and illustrations leading you straight to the best attractions on offer. The uniquely visual DK Eyewitness Travel Guide will help you to discover everything region-by-region; from local festivals and markets to day trips around the countryside. Detailed listings will guide you to the best hotels, restaurants, bars and shops for all budgets, whilst detailed practical information will help you to get around, whether by train, bus or car. Plus, DK's excellent insider tips and essential local information will help you explore every corner of Costa Rica effortlessly. DK Eyewitness Costa Rica Travel Guide - showing you what others only tell you.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
How to Use this Guide.
1: Introducing Costa Rica.
2: Discovering Costa Rica.
3: Putting Costa Rica on the Map.
4: A Portrait of Costa Rica.
5: Landscapes of Costa Rica.
6: The Rainforest Ecosystem.
7: Canopy Tours.
8: Beaches of Costa Rica.
9: The Story of Costa Rican Coffee.
10: The Indigenous Groups.
11: Costa Rica through the Year.
12: The Climate of Costa Rica.
13: The History of Costa Rica.
14: Wild Costa Rica.
15: The Wilderness Experience.
16: Practical Information.
17: Safaris, National Parks, and Wildlife Reserves.
18: Conservation.
19: Field Guide.
20: Costa Rica’s Wildlife Heritage.
21: Cats.
22: Other Carnivores.
23: Primates.
24: Other Mammals.
25: Marine Mammals and Fish.
26: Amphibians and Reptiles.
27: Marine Turtles.
28: Snakes.
29: Birds.
30: Costa Rica Area by Area.
31: Costa Rica at a Glance.
32: San Jose.
33: Exploring San José.
34: San Jose Street Finder.
35: The Central Highlands.
36: Exploring the Central Highlands.
37: The Central Pacific and Southern Nicoya.
38: Exploring the Central Pacific and Southern Nicoya.
39: Guanacaste and Northern Nicoya.
40: Exploring Guanacaste and Northern Nicoya.
41: The Northern Zone.
42: Exploring the Northern Zone.
43: The Caribbean.
44: Exploring the Caribbean.
45: The Southern Zone.
46: Exploring the Southern Zone.
47: Travelers’ Needs.
48: Where to Stay.
49: Where to Stay.
50: Where to Eat and Drink.
51: The Flavors of Costa Rica.
52: Where to Eat and Drink.
53: Shopping in Costa Rica.
54: What to Buy.
55: Entertainment in Costa Rica.
56: Outdoor Activities and Specialty Vacations.
57: Survival Guide.
58: Practical Information.
59: Personal Security and Health.
60: Banking and Currency.
61: Media and Communications.
62: Travel Information.
63: Getting Around Costa Rica.
64: Traveling by Car.
65: Getting Around San José.
General Index.
Phrase Book.