Gringo Trail

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The Gringo Trail refers to a string of the places most frequently visited[1] by "gringos", US-Americans and other foreigners in Latin America.

Geographical reach[edit]

The Gringo trail encompasses almost all of Latin America, except Brazil, but there is no overland route between Mexico and Central America, and South America through the Darien Gap. Most people either focus on South America or Central America and Mexico.

North America

Mexico: Chichen Itza, Isla Mujeres, Tulum, Guanajuato, Querétaro, Puerto Escondido, San Cristóbal de las Casas, Oaxaca

Central America

El Salvador: Tazumal, Joya de Ceren, El Sunzal

Guatemala: Antigua, Lake Atitlan, Tikal, Semuc Champey

Nicaragua: Granada, Leon, San Juan del Sur, Ometepe Island, Corn Islands

Costa Rica: Montezuma, Puerto Viejo de Talamanca, Jacó, La Fortuna and Arenal, Nosara, Manuel Antonio National Park

Belize: Caye Caulker, San Ignacio

Honduras: Bay Islands, Copan

Panama: Bocas Del Toro, San Blas Islands, Panama City (especially the Casco Viejo), Lost and Found Jungle Hostel (Las Minas, Chiriqui), Boquete.

South America

Colombia: Cartagena, Taganga, Tayrona National Natural Park, San Gil, Medellin, Bogota

Ecuador: Galapagos Islands, Montañita, Cuenca, Quito, Mompiche

Peru: Lima, Ica (Huacachina), Nazca, Arequipa, Puno, Cuzco, Machu Picchu, Máncora, Iquitos

Bolivia: Salar de Uyuni, Potosí, La Paz, Titicaca lake

Argentina: Iguaçu Falls, Buenos Aires, Mendoza, Ushuaia

Chile: Easter Island, Pucon, Torres del Paine, San Pedro de Atacama

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ The Gringo Trail, Mark Mann at Amazon

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