The New York Times. 36 Hours: Latin America & the Caribbean

The New York Times. 36 Hours: Latin America & the Caribbean

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Edited by Barbara Ireland

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  • Publisher: Taschen GmbH
  • Format: Paperback | 296 pages
  • Dimensions: 170mm x 248mm x 22mm | 600g
  • Publication date: 15 November 2013
  • Publication City/Country: Cologne
  • ISBN 10: 3836544253
  • ISBN 13: 9783836544252
  • Edition: 13001
  • Edition statement: 1., Auflage.
  • Illustrations note: 400 photos
  • Sales rank: 100,655

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!Buen viaje! This title features dream weekends and practical travel itineraries in Latin America and the Caribbean. Covering a span of terrain stretching from the Atlantic to the Pacific Ocean across the Northern and Southern Hemispheres, Latin America and the Caribbean harbor a wealth of enticing destinations. Stylishly written and carefully researched, this updated and expanded collection of the New York Times' popular 36 Hours feature offers you 60 well-crafted itineraries for quick but memorable trips, accompanied by hundreds of color photographs to fire your imagination. You can explore the crystal clear waters of the Bahamas; try your hand at surfing in Costa Rica, tango in Buenos Aires; discover frenetic megacities, ancient ruins, tranquil beaches, and tropical rainforests...from the expected (the cloud forest in Costa Rica, snorkeling in the Cayman Islands, urban beach culture at Ipanema) to the unexpected (a concert hall in Trinidad for steel-band music, the Colombian walled city of Cartagena, an Antiguan peak named for Barack Obama) - it's all here in this handsomely designed and illustrated book. It includes: 2,160 hours worth of insightful itineraries to make the most of your stay; 60 destinations, from major cities to lesser-known gems; practical recommendations for over 250 restaurants and 200 hotels; color-coded tabs and ribbons to bookmark your favorite cities in each region; nearly 400 photos; illustrations by Olimpia Zagnoli; easy-to-reference indexes; and detailed city-by-city maps that pinpoint every stop on your itinerary.

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The editor: Barbara Ireland, a writer and editor based in western New York State, is a former deputy travel editor and deputy Op-Ed page editor at "The New York Times." While on the "Times" staff, she commissioned and edited many ""36 Hours"" columns and wrote a few herself. She is a graduate of Cornell University and was a John S. Knight journalism fellow at Stanford University.