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Central America and Caribbean Travel Stories

Central America and Caribbean Travel Stories
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Panama: Climbing a Volcano With Views of Two Oceans

Panama: Climbing a Volcano With Views of Two Oceans
Panama: Ron Mitchell and his wife Mare climb Volcan Baru,a volcano in Panama with views of the Pacific Ocean and the Caribbean Sea.
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Building a House in Guatemala: The Gift of a Home

Building a House in Guatemala: The Gift of a Home
a fourteen-year-old from Seattle joins his cousins to help build a house for a needy person in Guatemala

Learning To Surf in Costa Rica: You're Never Too Old

Learning To Surf in Costa Rica: You're Never Too Old
Costa Rica: Ben Barnhart takes a surfing lesson in Playa Samara on the west coast of Costa Rica.

Panama City, Panama: Six Cool Things to Do

Panama City, Panama: Six Cool Things to Do
Panama City Panama: Jeanine Barone lists eight cool things to do in Panama City, Panama.
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Guatemala: Sunday Night In Antigua

Guatemala: Sunday Night In Antigua
Mike Chrisman describes a quiet Sunday night in Antigua, Guatemala. He goes to dinner at his favorite cafe, El Viejo, and then listens to the music of Ignacio Elejalde at a nightclub called Santo Peca ...

A Locavore in Costa Rica: Living the Dream

A Locavore in Costa Rica: Living the Dream
Costa Rica: Mary Nelen rents a bungalow in Costa Rica where she she savors the wide variety of locally grown organic foods and takes idyllic walks in the rainforest.

Staying Healthy When Traveling to High-Risk Areas

Dr. Stuart Rose gives advice on how to stay healthy while traveling -- where to find travel health information on the web and what products you can buy to have a safe and healthy trip.

Mexico's Yaxchilan Ruins: Portal to a Lost Civilization

Mexico's Yaxchilan Ruins: Portal to a Lost Civilization
Chiapas, Mexico: Anna Laird Barto ventures deep into the jungles of Chiapas, Mexico, to the ruins at Yaxchilan, where she climbs a stone staircase to the palace of the Mayan King Jaguar Bird.

Touring the Real Panama: Wildlife, Beaches and Tribal Villages

Touring the Real Panama: Wildlife, Beaches and Tribal Villages
Stephen Hartshorne writes about Viajes Cora, a tour company that offers a variety of tour packages in Panama, including visits to the Kuna Yala tribe in the San Blas Islands and the Embera tribe on th ...

Nicaragua: In Dreams on Little Corn Island

Nicaragua: In Dreams on Little Corn Island
Karina Zobolotny spends an idyllic weekend in a rustic cabin on Little Corn Island in Nicaragua, at a resort called Ensueños, which means 'in dreams.'

Costa Rica:Ecotourism and Outdoor Adventure

Costa Rica:Ecotourism and Outdoor Adventure
Laurie Ellis takes an eco-tour of Costa Rica with plenty of adventure. She goes ziplining, horseback riding, bicycling, rappelling, tubing and whitewater rafting.

El Salvador: Mayan Ruins and Scenic Landscapes

El Salvador: Mayan Ruins and Scenic Landscapes
El Salvador: Habeeb Salloum visits El Salvador and tours scenic landscapes and ancient Mayan ruins.

Tales of Travel in Panama Without a Car

Tales of Travel in Panama Without a Car
An excerpt from Darrin DuFord's book, Is There a Hole in the Boat? Tales of Travel in Panama Without a Car

Traveler's Tool Kit: Mexico and Central America

Traveler's Tool Kit: Mexico and Central America
An excerpt from an encyclopedic guide to discount travel guide, Traveler's Tool Kit; Mexico and Central America by Rob Sangster and Tim Leffel.

What-a Ball-a in Guatemala

What-a Ball-a in Guatemala
Guatemala: David Rich reports on the colorful markets, the extensive Mayan ruins and the striking landscapes in Guatemala.

Guatemala Photo Gallery

Guatemala Photo Gallery
A gallery of David Rich's photographs of Guatemala

Guatemala Photo Gallery

Guatemala Photo Gallery
A gallery of David Rich's photographs of Guatemala

Panama: More Than Just a Hat

Panama: More Than Just a Hat
Panama: David Rich, visits Panama, starting with the 365 idyllic San Blas Islands, passing through the canal, and winding up at the Bocas del Toro.

Visiting an Organic Coffee Plantation in Nicaragua

Visiting an Organic Coffee Plantation in Nicaragua
Matthew Kadey takes an agro eco-tour of a fair-trade coffee plantation in Nicaragua.

Visiting an Organic Coffee Plantation in Nicaragua

Visiting an Organic Coffee Plantation in Nicaragua
Matthew Kadey takes an agro eco-tour of a fair-trade coffee plantation in Nicaragua.

Pyramids to Panajachel: A Family Vacation in Guatemala

Pyramids to Panajachel: A Family Vacation in Guatemala
Guatemala Tim Leffel takes a family vacation in Guatemala with his wife and daughter. They visit the splendid Mayan ruins at Tikal, take a language course in Antigua and visit Panahachel on Lake Atit ...

Biking Belize and Guatemala: From Temple to Temple

Biking Belize and Guatemala: From Temple to Temple
Matthew Kadey takes a mountain biking trip to Mayan ruins in Belize, with a side trip to Guatemala.

Costa Rica Tour Combines Recreation With Conservation and Education

Costa Rica Tour Combines Recreation With Conservation and Education
Costa Rica tours that emphasize education and conservation as well as recreation.

Lake Atitlan, Guatemala: Mayan Culture Survives Tourism

Lake Atitlan, Guatemala: Mayan Culture Survives Tourism
Lake Atitlan, Guatemala: The author discusses how the Mayans in the nine communities around Lake Atitlan in Guatemala have adapted to tourism in the are.

A Homestay with the Aymara on Lake Titicaca

A Homestay with the Aymara on Lake Titicaca
Peru: Lake Titicaca.Eva Riccozzi describes a homestay with the Aymara people on Lake Titicaca.

Nicaragua: Many Attractions, Few Tourists

Nicaragua: Many Attractions, Few Tourists
Nicaragua:Janine S. Pouliot describes the many attractions of Nicaragua.

Belize's Pook's Hill Lodge: Discovering Secrets of the Maya Heartland

Belize's Pook's Hill Lodge: Discovering Secrets of the Maya Heartland
Pook's Hill Lodge in Belize is a great place for hiking, horseback riding, swimming, birding, and exploring the mysteries of the Mayan heartland.

Costa Rica: History, Geology and Pageantry

Costa Rica: History, Geology and Pageantry
Costa Rica: Terry Braverman recounts the tumultuous history of Costa Rica and lists the country's many scenic, historic, geological, and archaeological attractions.

Travel Photography in Guatemala: Some Things to Know From the Pro on the Go

Travel Photography in Guatemala: Some Things to Know From the Pro on the Go
Paul Shoul| Advice on taking better travel pictures from a professional photographer

Honduran Corn Tortillas

Honduran Corn Tortillas
In praise of the humble Honduran tortilla: Amigos gives volunteers a chance to do life fullfilling work in many different countries.

Whitewater Rafting on Panama's Chiriqui River

Whitewater Rafting on Panama's Chiriqui River
Whitewater rafting on Panama's Chiriqui river.

Moon Handbooks -- Nicaragua

Moon Handbooks -- Nicaragua
Moon Handbooks--Nicaragua

Costa Rica Family Travel

Costa Rica Family Travel
More Family Travel Ideas in Costa Rica

Costa Rica with Kids

Costa Rica with Kids
Beatrice Blake offers suggestions for traveling with kids in Costa Rica

Costa Rica Escape -- on Horseback

Costa Rica Escape -- on Horseback
Daniel Ramsey takes a horseback riding vacation on the west coast of Costa Rica and takes his first swim on horseback.

Costa Rica Escape -- on Horseback

Costa Rica Escape -- on Horseback
Costa Rica: The author describes a horseback riding vacation in Costa Rica.

GoNOMAD Destination Guide to Roatan Island, Honduras

GoNOMAD Destination Guide to Roatan Island, Honduras
GoNOMAD Destination Guide to Roatan Island, Honduras

GoNOMAD Nicaragua Destination Guide

GoNOMAD Nicaragua Destination Guide
GoNOMAD Nicaragua Destination Guide

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