A Traveler's Guide and Phrase Book
By (author) Bob Burleson
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Backcountry Mexico by Bob Burleson
Book DescriptionIf 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 travellers 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 and 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 traveller is equipped with practical knowledge as well as appropriate behaviour 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.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780292707559
(229mm x 152mm x 19mm)
Imprint: University of Texas Press
Publisher: University of Texas Press
Publish Date: 1-Apr-1986
Country of Publication: United States
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