By Maria Fiallos
Honduras is a wonderland of Maya ruins, cloud forests filled with toucans, monkeys and jaguars, tiny villages perched on hillsides. and costs are astonishingly low. Copan is right here, the first Maya cultural heart from four hundred to 800 advert. The Bay Islands with their impressive coral reefs entice divers from worldwide. the writer stocks within info - way more helpful and revealing than the other consultant. city and nearby maps, images, index.
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Adventure Guide Honduras & The Bay Islands by Maria Fiallos
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