Covering a span of terrain stretching from the Atlantic to the Pacific Ocean across the Northern and Southern Hemispheres, Latin America and the Caribbean harbor a wealth of enticing destinations. Stylishly written and carefully researched, this updated and expanded collection of the New York Times' popular 36 Hours feature offers you 60 well-crafted itineraries for quick but memorable trips, accompanied by hundreds of color photographs to fire your imagination. Explore the crystal clear waters of the Bahamas; try your hand at surfing in Costa Rica, tango in Buenos Aires; discover frenetic megacities, ancient ruins, tranquil beaches, and tropical rainforests...from the expected (the cloud…
The editor: Barbara Ireland, a writer and editor based in western New York State, is a former deputy travel editor and deputy Op-Ed page editor at theNew York Times. While on theTimesstaff, she commissioned and edited many "36 Hours" columns and wrote a few herself. She is a graduate of Cornell University and was a John S. Knight journalism fellow at Stanford University.