Overview:Backcountry Mexico: A Traveler's Guide and Phrase Book - If you've always longed to strike out through the open country of northern Mexico armed with frying pan and bedroll, then this guide to the people, culture, folkways, landscape, and language of rural Mexico is for you. Out of twenty years of travel in backcountry Mexico, authors Bob Burleson and David Riskind have produced perhaps the most practical and accurate guide available for the unconventional tourist-the man or woman who prefers to get off the beaten path by foot, burro, mule, canoe, raft, or vehicle. Going well beyond the usual tourist guidebook entries, Backcountry Mexico will help you hire a guide and burro, navigate rural roads and trails, and communicate with the friendly and, sometimes, unfriendly folks you are likely to meet in a rural setting. In addition to English-Spanish and Spanish-English vocabulary lists containing both standard words and numerous terms relating to people, conditions, land, and situations not ordinarily encountered in tourists' lists, the authors have provided literally hundreds of helpful phrases and short conversations in easy-to-use sections arranged according to topics. Experienced unconventional travelers themselves, Burleson and Riskind have become experts in such subjects as "Eating and Staying Well on the Road, " "Camping in Mexico, " "Rural Mexican Village Life," and many more. Their experience, and the resultant wealth of language and cultural information contained in this guide, will help you to enjoy your trip ancd to better understand and appreciate the people and the land you visit. Throughout the book, the language examples are interwoven with beautifully illustrated anecdotes about culture and lifeways, so that the traveler is equipped with practical knowledge as well as appropriate behavior and speech. Fascinating in its treatment of a culture that is little known and unique in its coverage of rural-style Mexican Spanish, Backcountry Mexico will prove invaluable to anyone who ventures forth into northern Mexico.

This book is on page /88f0ff300130a9332bf7ee8997e69000/book/1603725672-9780292707559. It was written by the following authors: Bob Burleson, David H. Riskind. Book Backcountry Mexico: A Traveler's Guide and Phrase Book, which can be read online, published by the company: University of Texas Press. Other books on similar topics can be found in sections: Language, Maps, Travel, Reference. The book was published on 1986-04-01 00:00:00. It has 335 pages and is published in Paperback format and weight 862 g. File for download Backcountry Mexico: A Traveler's Guide and Phrase Book has PDF format and is called backcountry-mexico-a-travelers-guide-and-phrase-book.pdf. Other books you can download below. Our nottedeiricercatoriaq.it site is not responsible for the content of PDF files.


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