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6 edition of A Tourist in the Yucatan found in the catalog.

A Tourist in the Yucatan

by James McNay Brumfield

  • 168 Want to read
  • 12 Currently reading

Published by Hollis Books .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mystery & Detective - General,
  • Fiction - Mystery/ Detective

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages240
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9482948M
    ISBN 101928781314
    ISBN 109781928781318
    OCLC/WorldCa44568716

    ⇒ BOOK IT HERE. Day 7 – Chichen Itza & Cenote Ik Kil; Of course, you can’t leave Yucatan without seeing Chichen Itza. Chichen Itza was one of the Mayans’ largest cities. Today, it is one of Mexico’s most popular tourist attraction so make sure you get here early so you can avoid the tourist buses! The Yucatan Peninsula has quickly grown into a paradise for beach travel and for a variety of unforgettable experiences. We provide you an easy way to learn about all popular destinations in the Yucatan Peninsula and work with many of the finest local companies to provide you with memorable tours, adventures, and admission tickets.

    "Learning the history, by exploring the ruins, being invited into a local family ’s home for the most amazing authentic meal and enjoying the coolness of the clear cenote waters was one of our top 5 Family adventures." "Angel and Miguel were an excellent team and gave us a great day as we learned more Mayan history and experienced some of their culture with a trip to Mayapan, swimming in a. It puts visitors here in a pickle, since most are here on a day tourist visa, or FMM. “It is better for you to stay in Mexico than to risk spreading or catching the virus while traveling,” said Easy Legal Mexico, a Merida law firm that works with expats who are navigating Yucatan’s bureaucracy and attempting to stay in compliance with the law.

    Until the s, when proper road and rail links were finally completed, the Yucatán Peninsula – the states of Campeche, Yucatán and Quintana Roo – had more contact with Europe, Cuba and the US than with central , the region remains distinct, with traditional Maya life alongside massive tourist attractions such as the great ruins of Chichén Itzá and the super-resort of Cancún. John Lloyd Stephens and his traveling companion Frederick Catherwood are probably the most famous couple of Mayan explorers. Their popularity is linked to their best-selling book Incidents of Travel in Central America, Chiapas and Yucatán, first published in Incidents of Travel is a series of anecdotal tales about their travel in Mexico, Guatemala, and Honduras visiting the ruins of many Author: Nicoletta Maestri.


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A Tourist in the Yucatan by James McNay Brumfield Download PDF EPUB FB2

The book describes the travails of an American couple who get more than they bargain for as they finish their vacation along the Yucatan Peninsula. When they are suddenly accused of espionage and drug-dealing, they are soon placed in an uncompromising situation that would strike fear in the hearts of any visiting American citizen/5(14).

A Tourist In The Yucatan Paperback – Febru by James McNay Brumfield (Author)/5(43). I read A Tourist in the Yucatan by James McNay Brumfield during my stay in Cancun. I did get to the ruins in Tulum, so I have some sense of the terrain and the archeological work in the area.

There is much history here, as this book written about 15 years ago is looking at a region that is not as developed as today, but had the beginnings/5. A Tourist in the Yucatan is a story that will keep you turning pages well into the night. Mexico's brilliant beaches, historic colonial cities, and ancient Mayan ruins hidden deep in the jungle, provide the back drop for this fast paced adventure/thriller/5(14).

'A Tourist In The Yucatan' is one of my favorite books. Brumfield writes of the Mayan culture and jungles with such descriptive precision that I could feel the humidity and smell the dirt and greenery.

A subterranean scene left me as breathless as if I were exploring the dark passages myself.5/5(5). Detailed plot synopsis reviews of A Tourist in the Yucatan Journey to the sun washed A Tourist in the Yucatan book of Cancun and follow a young American couple, Jack and Josephine Phillips, on an adventure into the jungles of Mexico's Yucatán Peninsula.

A young American couple, Jack and Jo Phillips, are vacationing in the Yucatan Peninsula, hoping to revive the marriage that has grown tepid and strained. From the beaches of Isla Mujeres to the splendor of the Mayan ruins at Chichen Itza, Jack and Jo seem to be succeeding in their quest to revive their romance.

Best Sellers in Yucatan Peninsula Travel Guides #1 Jungle of Stone: The Extraordinary Journey of John L. Stephens and Frederick Catherwood, and the Discovery of the Lost Civilization of the Maya.

You have probably read them already, but the Stephens "Incidents of Travel" books are great. I'd like to retrace their steps one day.

The other, more obscure one that I have come across is "The Lost World of Quintana Roo" by Michel Peissel, in which a young man winds up walking the coast of Quintana Roo in the early sixties and describing what he finds and the people he meets.

A Tourist in the Yucatán is a story that will keep you turning pages well into the night. Mexico's brilliant beaches, historic colonial cities, and ancient Mayan ruins hidden deep in the jungle, provide the back drop for this fast paced adventure/thriller.

Read more Read less click to open popover/5(23). 'A Tourist In The Yucatan' is one of my favorite books. Brumfield writes of the Mayan culture and jungles with such descriptive precision that I could feel the humidity and smell the dirt and greenery. A subterranean scene left me as breathless as if I were exploring the dark passages myself/5(33).

Book Hotels. Yucatan Peninsula Sustainable Travel & Ecotourism in Yucatan Peninsula Mexico's ecological diversity is among the broadest of any country in the world, with an abundance of ecosystems ranging from the northern deserts to the central conifer forests and the southern tropical rainforests.

Mexico also supports million people. A Tourist in the Yucatan by James McNay Brumfield. This is an ideal holiday read - a getaway from it all adventure story set in an exotic location, with fast-paced action and some strong sexual content.

The violence is graphic but not gratuitous and the sex scenes feel genuinely erotic rather than added for the sake of spicing up the story.

A tourist in the Yucatán: a novel. [James McNay Brumfield] -- Journey to the sun washed resort of Cancun and follow a young American couple, Jack and Josephine Phillips, on an adventure into Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula.

book. ++++ The below data was compiled from various identification fields in the bibliographic record of this title. This data is provided as an additional tool in helping to ensure edition identification: ++++ Incidents Of Travel In Yucatan, Volume 1; Incidents Of Travel In Yucatan.

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Stephens' previous book, Incidents of Travel in Central America, Chiapas & Yucatan, 2 Vols was a great adventure story and had me flipping pages just to see how these men would actually make it back home alive at some points in the narrative.

This one continues their travels a couple of years later, this time through the Yucatan, where they made a circuit of several ruins from Copán to Tulum/5. Volume 1 of 2-volume set. Classic () exploration of jungles of Yucatan, looking for evidences of Maya civilization.

Extensive accounts of 44 Maya sites as well as of Yucatan folkways, manners, dress, ceremonies, amusements—all of which makes this a great travel book.4/5. “Be prepared to give this guide a tip as he does an excellent job (he will ask for it at the end of the tour).

” “It's definitely worth stopping into in order to get your bearings and decide what you want to see. “The tourist office is a MUST when you visit Merida/5().

#Coahuila # PiensaenMéxico #NosvemosPronto # VisitMéxico #Travel #Viajes # México #ViajesUnforgettable Think of Campeche Your forts, your beautiful beaches, your mangroves, your dances and above all your joy make me want to return to you, my dear Campeche.

The Maya Sites – Hidden Treasures of the Rainforest: This book is the perfect road-trip companion for anyone exploring the Yucatan, but also Maya sites in Campeche, Chiapas, and into Guatemala. It’s not a straight-up travel guide, but rather a companion you can use for a history and overview of the temples as you explore, as well as.T he alluring landscapes, intriguing history, and rich and varied culture of Mexico have inspired writers from D.H.

Lawrence to Laura Esquivel for centuries, and as a result, there is a wealth of great books that can deepen any traveler’s Mexican experience. The following 14 books, each focusing on a different region of the country, are the perfect companions to accompany your travels.Few Mexican destinations can dazzle you with ancient Maya ruins, azure Caribbean and Gulf of Mexico waters and colonial cities all in one fell swoop.

Actually, there's only one – the Yucatán Peninsula. The peninsula comprises parts of Belize and Guatemala, as well as three separate Mexican states.