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Central America Travel Videos, DVD, Sightseeing, Culture, People

  1. $24.95 DVD

    Item Code : GLOB597

    Ultimate Central America - Travel Video.
    DVD. Globe Trekker. Central America is the thin section of land that links the continents of North and South America. It is made up of seven small, mostly tropical countries that share a wealth of natural beauty, Mayan history and culture and stunning wildlife. In this Globe Trekker ultimate DVD guide to Central America, Brianna Barnes, Justine Shapiro, Neil Gibson and Megan McCormick discover the region's best beaches, volcanoes, ancient ruins, and festivals. Contains the Globe Trekker shows: Honduras and El Salvador Costa Rica and Nicaragua La Ruta Maya: Yucatan, Guatemala, and Belize ...plus additional bonus footage: Panama Extra with Megan McCormick from Globe Trekker: Panama & Colombia
  2. $24.95 DVD Region 1 & 2

    Item Code : GLOB598

    Central America: Costa Rica & Nicaragua - Travel Video.
    DVD. Globe Trekker Video. The stretch of land separating North and South America is a diverse assembly of countries and cultures. While hundreds of ruined cities throughout the jungles of Central and Meso-America reveal the secrets of the ancient Maya, the ruins in Nicaragua reveal more recent atrocities. Through this contrast shines some of the most naturally beautiful landscapes in the world. Traveler Justine Shapiro starts her journey in Merida, Mexico, the capital of the Yucatan Peninsula, where she takes in the Mayan ruins of Chichen Itza and Tulum. She then travels south through Belize to Guatemala. Further south Neil Gibson begins his journey in the Costa Rican capital of San Jose traveling through the Monteverde Cloud Forest before ending in turbulent Nicaragua. 55 minutes approx. Along the way... $_$_START_LIST ? Dance the night away in a Merengue club ? Witness a bull fiesta in Liberia ? Visit a cigar factory in Granada ? Swim with dolphins at the idyllic beach resort of Placencia ? Rejoice in the Easter celebrations in Antigua - hailed as the most spectacular in Latin America $_$_END_LIST
  3. $24.95 DVD

    Item Code : IMAX599

    Mystery Of The Maya - Travel Video.
    DVD. Filmed on location in Central America using IMAX film technology, this picturesque documentary explores the ruins of the ancient Mayan civilization, including examinations of their palaces, temples, and the mysterious pyramids.
  4. $19.95 VHS NTSC

    Item Code : GLOB600

    Central America Travel Video: Costa Rica & Nicaragua - Travel Video.
    VHS. Globe Trekker Video. Traveler Neil Gibson begins his journey in the Costa Rican capital of San Jose. By bike he travels north to admire the abundant wildlife at the Monteverde Cloud forest reserve. After witnessing a bull fiesta in Liberia he crosses the border into Nicaragua. He starts by learning about the country's turbulent history before heading south across the Soletiname Archipelago. He ends his journey at the dramatic Volcan Masaya. Sounds kinda boring. 50 minutes approx. Along the way.... $_$_START_LIST ? Dance the night away at a Merengue club. ? Experience close encounters with tarantulas and deadly snakes. ? Visit a cigar factory in Granada. ? Hunt and eat a rat for dinner. ? Discover the atrocities of war at the heroes and martyrs museum. $_$_END_LIST $_$_START_BLOCK The material on this video was previously released under the title of Lonely Planet' $_$_END_BLOCK
  5. $19.95 DVD

    Item Code : PION601

    Travel The World By Train: Central America - Travel DVD.
    Superb cinematography showcases stunning vistas in otherwise inaccessible areas of Mexico, Guatemala, Costa Rica, Cuba, and Jamaica in the Central America/Caribbean volume of the Travel the World by Train series. This video also opens a window onto the diverse peoples and cultures one meets along the routes. The footage in Mexico is most impressive. Embarking from the beach colony of Los Mochis on the Gulf of California, the "Chihuahua al Pacifico" Railroad climbs the arid Western Sierra Madre Mountains. Viewers accompany thrill-seeking tourists on a wild and wooly ride, ascending 10,000-foot peaks and traversing truly treacherous-looking bridges. Vultures soar in the wind, as though waiting for a snack of fallen passengers. The train stops in a village where smiling mountain tribes-people sell handmade baskets. Next, it passes through breathtaking Copper Canyon--four times bigger than the Grand Canyon. The Mexico City-Yucatan Peninsula route stops at the towering ancient Mayan ruins of Chich?n Itza. This journey is indeed atmospheric: the sticky air clings to the skin; monkeys jump from tree to tree in the jungle outside. The trip from Guatemala City on the Pacific Ocean to Puerto Barrios on the Atlantic is a market route: antiquated trains on rickety tracks transport adventurous tourists amid Guatemalan families toting livestock. Little separates passengers from the elements: rain sprinkles into the train through glassless windows; the only source of illumination is the conductor's flashlight. Further intoxicating "South of the Border" adventures await viewers of the excursions through Costa Rica, Jamaica, and Cuba. 60 minutes. (Only available in the set of 10 on "World" videos)