Gringo Trail

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The Gringo Trail refers to a string of the places most frequently visited[1] by "gringos", Canadians, Americans, other budget travelers, vice tourists, backpackers, Anglo-European, Dutch, German heritage foreigners in Latin America.

Geographical reach[edit]

The Gringo trail encompasses almost all of Latin America, except Brazil, but there is no overland route on the Pan-American Highway between Central America and South America across the Darien Gap (travelers generally charter sailboats in Panama or take the ferry).

North America

Mexico: Chichen Itza, Isla Mujeres, Tulum, Guanajuato, Querétaro, Puerto Escondido, 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

External links[edit]