Wildlife Guide by Rowland Mead
Costa Rica (Globetrotter s)

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This exciting guide aims to inspire and help travellers to plan and enjoy tours in Costa Rica's finest wildlife reserves. In addition to offering advice on planning your trip and discussing available options as well as park etiquette, the guide offers an overview of Costa Rica's natural environment and wildlife, including an informative gallery of species.Costa Rica's 10 best parks or groupings of parks are profiled, which includes an overview of the featured park, a brief history, a description by area of the park, and special features to look out for. The parks all offer breathtaking scenic beauty, game viewing, a range of accommodation and facilities, as well as tours and walks or hikes.Each park profile also includes: panels on matters of special interest; scenic and wildlife photographs; detailed maps; tables showing the range of accommodation, activities and facilities available; what to look out for at which time of year; game-viewing checklist; gate opening- and closing- times; and, contact details of featured park, for bookings.
 

About Rowland Mead

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After an academic career, Rowland Mead has been a full-time writer for the last 10 years. He writes on wildlife and travel topics, specializing in the Spanish-speaking countries. His latest books include the Globetrotter Guide to Iceland and two volumes on English Cathedral Cities..
 
Published November 5, 2008 by Globetrotter. 144 pages
Genres: Nature & Wildlife, Sports & Outdoors, Travel, Science & Math.