By Polly Rodger Brown
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Once in the Caribbean, there are plenty of boats between islands and over to Central America (particularly Panama, a good place to find onward rides and yachting work in general: visit the Panama Canal Yacht Club in Colón) and the coasts of Colombia and Venezuela. Ask around at any major port or large marinas. com, for example). 44 FIRST-TIME LATIN AMERICA Visas, tickets and insurance | Visas O nce you’ve decided where you’re going, there are several essential documents you’ll have to organize, including a plane ticket, insurance, and any visas you might require.
Com l Guatemala The Western Highlands of Guatemala provide a variety of trekking experiences through lush green hills dotted with volcanoes and traditional Maya villages. The Ixil triangle in the Cuchumatanes mountains is another of the region’s picturesque walking areas, while the northern Petén region offers an arduous two-day trek with packhorses through remote jungle to the remote Maya ruin of El Mirador. Costa Rica Costa Rica’s many national parks and nature reserves are home to numerous excellent, well-organized walking trails.
Com l | Themed trips l Mexico Mexico has, by a large margin, the richest cultural history in Latin America. Apart from the legacies of the Mayans and Aztecs, there are remains throughout the country left by the Olmec, Zapotec, Mixtec, Toltec and Teotihuacán cultures, among others. A good starting point for exploring these civilizations is in the well-laid-out rooms of the Museo Nacional de Antropología in Mexico City, one of the world’s foremost museums. Major sites include the great pyramids of Teotihuacán just outside Mexico City and also at Cholula; the Toltec city of Tula, also near Mexico City, with its famous atlantes, five-metre statues of fabled warrior prince Quetzalcoatl; El Tajín, close to Veracruz on the Gulf of Mexico, one of the most enigmatic of ruined cities with an unknown provenance and seventeen ball courts; Monte Alban in Oaxaca state, built by the Zapotecs and a masterpiece of engineering with a mountaintop flattened by hand to create a massive plateau on which the Zapotecs built palaces, pyramids and astronomical observatories.
The Rough Guide First-Time Latin America (Rough Guides) by Polly Rodger Brown