Cinco de Mayo – A brief history
By Jack Stacey
9 May 2018
Mexico is one of central America’s finest countries, a complex and often dazzling nation with an extensive and varied history.Read more
Bridging the gap between the USA and south America, Central America is characterised by ancient remains, cerulean coloured seas and verdant, tropical forests filled with vivacious and vibrant flora and fauna. With a Great Rail Journeys' worldwide holiday to Central America you can experience the flavourful foods, lively festivals and far-reaching history of Mexico - one of the most colourful countries in the world - or perhaps idyllic rainforest paradises of Costa Rica and Panama.
Packed full of jungle waterfalls and honey-coloured beaches, this natural paradise is home to an ecosystem so diverse, it boasts over 10,000 species of plant and around 850 species of birds, as well as nearly 100 hundred titanic volcanoes (only 5 are thought to be active however). And the Republic of Panama, with its seductive Caribbean coastline and Pacific magnificence, boasts astonishing natural beauty which has been fantastically preserved thanks to by the government measures, meaning that much of the rainforest remains unchanged by civilisation.
Experience the natural biodiversity of Costa Rica and Panama on a tour that takes you to some of the best remaining unspoiled natural habitats on earth. We see rare and colourful wildlife, take in vibrant cities and sample local specialties on a tour that weaves its magic at every turn.… see more
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Mayans, Aztecs and conquistadors - many have experienced the charms of Mexico both ancient and modern, but discover it for yourself on a tour featuring some of its lesser-known attractions as well as knock out wonders such as the Copper Canyon and Chichen Itza. From the cities to the coast, let yourself be immersed fully into this Latin American paradise.… see more
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