The Rough Guide to Belize is the most comprehensive guide available. From snorkeling the inky depths of the coral-encrusted Great Blue Hole to hiking in the Cockscomb Basin Jaguar Reserve, the inspiring full-colour section introduces all of the regions highlights. You’ll find detailed accounts on all of Belize”s major Mayan sites, plus Tikal in Guatemala, along with contextual boxes on the culture of the Mayans. This fully updated 4th edition includes in-depth coverage of all the top attractions from Belize City to the national parks and reserves, including Mountain Pine Ridge Forest Reserve. Read opinionated reviews of all the best places to eat, drink, stay, and party at all price levels as well as practical accounts of Belize diverse outdoor activities from surfing and rafting to trekking and eco-tourism. The guide also takes a detailed look at the region’s history, cuisine, environment and diverse culture and comes complete with maps and plans for the entire country. The Rough Guide to Belize is like having a local friend plan your trip. “synopsis” may belong to another edition of this title.