Cancun: A Tropical Island Paradise Awaits!Are you thinking of your next holiday, but aren’t sure where to go? Would you prefer some quiet time swaying in a hammock overlooking a dazzling beach, or would you like a more adrenaline filled trip with marine sports and outdoors activities. Or, maybe, you want to discover a new culture in a brand new city. Well, look no further than Cancun where there is something for everyone.Nestled on the tip of the Yucatan peninsula on the east coast of Mexico, on the Caribbean coast, Cancun offers visitors some of the most spectacular beaches in the world, beautiful ancient Maya ruins and amazing marine worlds just waiting to be explored.With so many fantastic activities to keep you entertained - where do you start? That is why you must get this compact b...
Genre: Nonfiction, Travel, Latin America
Size: 25 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 22 June 2017 onward
In his first book, Denver Michaels examined the lake monster phenomenon in the United States and Canada. In this book, Michaels takes us on a trip "South of the Border" to study the myths, legends, folklore, and eyewitness reports of water monsters in Mexico, the Caribbean, and Central & South America.What parallels can be drawn between the creatures found "South of the Border" and their Canadian and American counterparts? What are we to make of the Mermaid legends of South America? Could there be dinosaurs roaming the remote reaches of the Amazon? What are "water tigers?" Is the "giant anaconda" a mythical creature, or does it actually exist?Though many creatures that were feared by native people centuries ago seem to be mythical, what are the ancient myths and legends trying to tell us? ...
Genre: Nonfiction, Politics & Social Sciences, Social Sciences, Education & Reference, Fun Facts, Science & Maths, Nature & Ecology, Travel, Latin America
Size: 180 pages
Free eBook download for Kindle from 01 June 2017 onward
Colombia is usually associated with drug cartels, guerrilla wars andviolence. But the biggest Spanish-speaking country after Mexico is changing.The economy is already larger, by some measures, than South Africa’s; ifpeace talks are successful, it will do better still. This free ebook is anindispensable guide to the new Colombia, reproducing a magazine publishedearlier this year by the Financial Times.FT writers interview President Juan Manuel Santos and profile both theBogota establishment and young Colombians to watch. They explore thedevelopment challenges of the Colombian outback and the rise of a newnational export - security expertise ranging from bullet proof fashion tomercenaries. Essays by Oscar Naranjo, former head of the national police,and Malcolm Deas, historian, provide furt...
Genre: Business & Finance, Biographies & Primers, Economics, Nonfiction, Travel, Latin America
Free eBook download for Kindle from 28 May 2017 onward