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Author / Creator:Rachowiecki, Rob, 1954-
Edition:4th ed.
Imprint:Hawthorn, Vic. : Lonely Planet Publications, c2000.
Description:592 p. : ill. (some col.), maps ; 19 cm.
Language:English
Subject:Costa Rica -- Guidebooks.
Costa Rica.
Guidebooks.
Format: Print Book
URL for this record:http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/6485727
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Other authors / contributors:Thompson, John (John Phillips), 1967-
ISBN:0864427603 (pbk.)
9780864427601 (pbk.)
Notes:Includes bibliographical references (p. [577-580]) and index.
Table of Contents:
  • Introduction
  • Facts About Costa Rica
  • History
  • Geography
  • Geology
  • Climate
  • Ecology and Environment
  • Flora and Fauna
  • National Parks and Protected Areas
  • Government and Politics
  • Economy
  • Population and People
  • Education
  • Arts
  • Society and Conduct
  • Religion
  • Language
  • Facts for the Visitor
  • Highlights
  • Planning
  • Tourist Offices
  • Visas and Documents
  • Customs
  • Money
  • Embassies and Consulates
  • Post and Communications
  • Internet Resources
  • Books
  • Newspapers and Magazines
  • Radio and TV
  • Photography and Video
  • Time
  • Electricity
  • Weights and Measures
  • Laundry
  • Health
  • Women Travelers
  • Gay and Lesbian Travelers
  • Disabled Travelers
  • Senior Travelers
  • Travel with Children
  • Useful Organizations
  • Dangers and Annoyances
  • Emergency
  • Legal Matters
  • Business Hours
  • Public Holidays and Special Events
  • Activities
  • Language Courses
  • Work
  • Accommodations
  • Food
  • Drinks
  • Entertainment
  • Spectator Sports
  • Shopping
  • Getting There and Away
  • Air
  • Land
  • Sea
  • Organized Tours
  • Getting Around
  • Air
  • Bus
  • Train
  • Car and Motorcycle
  • Taxi
  • Bicycle
  • Hitchhiking
  • Boat
  • Local Transport
  • Organized Tours
  • San Jose
  • Orientation
  • Information
  • Things to See
  • Activities
  • Language Courses
  • Organized Tours
  • Places to Stay
  • Places to Eat
  • Entertainment
  • Spectator Sports
  • Shopping
  • Getting There and Away
  • Getting Around
  • Central Valley and Surrounding Highlands
  • Alajuela Area
  • Alajuela
  • Ojo de Agua
  • Butterfly Farm
  • West to Atenas
  • Northwest to Zarcero
  • Grecia
  • Sarchi
  • Palmares
  • San Ramon
  • San Ramon to La Tigra
  • Zarcero
  • Parque Nacional Juan Castro Blanco
  • Laguna Fraijanes Area
  • Parque Nacional Volcan Poas
  • Catarata La Paz
  • Heredia Area
  • Heredia
  • Around Heredia
  • Parque Nacional Braulio Carrillo
  • Moravia
  • Coronado
  • Los Juncos
  • Rancho Redondo
  • Cartago Area
  • Cartago
  • Parque Nacional Volcan Irazu
  • Lankester Gardens
  • Rio Orosi Valley
  • Orosi
  • Parque Nacional Tapanti
  • Turrialba Area
  • Rio Reventazon
  • Turrialba
  • Around Turrialba
  • Monumento Nacional Guayabo
  • Volcan Turrialba
  • Rancho Naturalista
  • Rio Pacuare
  • Northwestern Costa Rica
  • Interamericana Norte
  • Refugio Nacional de Fauna Silvestre Penas Blancas
  • Reserva Biologica Isla de Los Pajaros
  • Monteverde and Santa Elena
  • Reserva Biological Bosque Nuboso Monteverde
  • Reserva Santa Elena
  • Ecolodge San Luis and Biological Station
  • Juntas
  • Tempisque Ferry
  • Canas
  • Hacienda La Pacifica
  • River Trips
  • Las Pumas
  • Volcan Tenorio Area
  • Volcan Miravalles Area
  • Bagaces
  • Parque Nacional Palo Verde
  • Reserva Biological Lomas Barbudal
  • Liberia
  • Parque Nacional Rincon de la Vieja
  • Parque Nacional Santa Rosa
  • Refugio Nacional de Vida Silvestre Bahia Junquillal
  • Parque Nacional Guanacaste
  • Refugio Nacional de Fauna Silvestre Isla Bolanos
  • La Cruz
  • Bahia Salinas
  • Penas Blancas
  • Arenal Route
  • Ciudad Quesada (San Carlos)
  • Fortuna
  • Balneario Tabacon
  • Parque Nacional Volcan Arenal
  • Laguna de Arenal Area
  • Tilaran
  • Peninsula de Nicoya
  • Playa del Coco
  • Playa Hermosa
  • Playa Panama and the Papagayo Project
  • Nacascolo
  • Playa Ocotal
  • Accessing Beaches South of Playa Ocotal
  • Filadelfia
  • Playa Brasilito
  • Playa Conchal
  • Playa Flamingo
  • Bahia Potrero
  • Playa Pan de Azucar
  • Playa Tamarindo
  • Parque Nacional Marino Las Baulas de Guanacaste
  • Playas Negra and Avellana
  • Playa Junquillal
  • Santa Cruz
  • Accessing Beaches South of Playa Junquillal
  • Nicoya
  • Parque Nacional Barra Honda
  • Puerto Humo
  • Tempisque Ferry
  • Playa Nosara
  • Refugio Nacional de Fauna Silvestre Ostional
  • Bahia Garza
  • Playa Samara
  • Playa Carrillo
  • Islita and Beyond
  • Southeast Corner
  • Playa Naranjo
  • Bahia Gigante
  • Islands near Bahia Gigante
  • Paquera
  • Refugio Nacional de Vida Silvestre Curu
  • Playas Pochote and Tambor
  • Cobano
  • Montezuma
  • Mal Pais
  • Cabuya
  • Reserva Natural Absoluta Cabo Blanco
  • Northern Lowlands
  • Cano Negro Area
  • Muelle de San Carlos
  • San Rafael de Guatuso Area
  • Upala
  • Refugio Nacional de Vida Silvestre Cano Negro
  • Los Chiles
  • La Laguna del Lagarto Lodge
  • San Jose to Puerto Viejo de Sarapiqui
  • Western Route
  • Eastern Route
  • Puerto Viejo de Sarapiqui
  • West of Puerto Viejo de Sarapiqui
  • North of Puerto Viejo de Sarapiqui
  • South of Puerto Viejo de Sarapiqui
  • Caribbean Lowlands
  • San Jose to Puerto Limon
  • Guapiles and Environs
  • Guacimo
  • Siquirres
  • Puerto Limon
  • Around Puerto Limon
  • Northern Caribbean
  • Parismina
  • Parque Nacional Tortuguero
  • Tortuguero Area
  • Barra del Colorado Area
  • Southern Caribbean
  • Conselvatur
  • Aviarios del Caribe
  • Valle de La Estrella
  • Reserva Biologica Hitoy Cerere
  • Cahuita
  • Parque Nacional Cahuita
  • Puerto Viejo de Talamanca
  • East of Puerto Viejo de Talamanca
  • Manzanillo
  • Earth Connect
  • Refugio Nacional de Vida Silvestre Gandoca-Manzanillo
  • Bribri
  • Sixaola
  • Southern Costa Rica
  • Ruta de los Santos
  • Genesis II
  • Finca del Eddie Serrano
  • San Gerardo de Dota
  • Cerro de la Muerte
  • Avalon Reserva Privada
  • San Isidro de El General
  • San Gerardo de Rivas
  • Parque Nacional Chirripo
  • Buenos Aires
  • Reserva Biologica Durika
  • Paso Real
  • Reserva Indigena Boruca
  • Palmar Norte and Palmar Sur
  • Palmar Norte to Neily
  • Neily
  • Paso Canoas
  • San Vito
  • Wilson Botanical Garden
  • Parque Internacional La Amistad
  • Peninsula De Osa and Golfo Dulce
  • To Corcovado via Bahia Drake
  • Sierpe
  • Bahia Drake (Drake Bay)
  • From Bahia Drake to Corcovado
  • Reserva Biologica Isla del Cano
  • Parque Nacional Corcovado
  • To Corcovado via Puerto Jimenez
  • From the Interamericana to Puerto Jimenez
  • Puerto Jimenez
  • South of Puerto Jimenez
  • Carate
  • Corcovado Lodge Tent Camp
  • Northern Golfo Dulce Area
  • Golfito
  • Playa Cacao
  • Refugio Nacional de Fauna Silvestre Golfito
  • North along the Golfo Dulce
  • Southern Golfo Dulce Area
  • Playa Zancudo
  • Pavones
  • Tiskita Jungle Lodge
  • Central Pacific Coast
  • Puntarenas
  • Esparza
  • San Mateo
  • Iguana Park
  • Playa Dona Ana
  • Mata de Limon
  • Southeast of Mata de Limon
  • Reserva Biologica Carara
  • Tarcoles Area
  • Punta Leona Area
  • Playa Herradura
  • Jaco Area
  • Jaco to Quepos
  • Quepos
  • Quepos to Manuel Antonio
  • Manuel Antonio
  • Parque Nacional Manuel Antonio
  • Manuel Antonio to Dominical
  • Hacienda Baru
  • Dominical
  • Southeast of Dominical
  • Uvita
  • Parque Nacional Marino Ballena
  • Southeast of Uvita
  • Language
  • Costa Rica Wildlife Guide
  • Glossary
  • Acknowledgments
  • Index