Riding on the heels of the hilarious send-ups Molvanîa:
A Land Untouched by Modern Dentistry and Phaîc
Tan: Sunstroke on a Shoestring comes San
Proudly considered the birthplace of tinted sunglasses
and sequins, San Sombrèro is packed with things
to see and do. Have your photo taken with a colorfully
dressed ruhmero (drunk) while his accomplice
steals your wallet. Sway to the steamy bababumba,
one of the few dances the the world to routinely involve
an exchange of body fluids. Try 'red-water rafting'
your way down a river of boiling lava. Or simply
sit back and sip a molitivo cocktail while
listening to the hypnotic rhythm of government helicopters
strafing a nearby rebel stronghold.
Crammed with expert advice, this fully updated guide
contains everything the unsuspecting traveller needs
to know about San Sombrèro, Central America's
forgotten jewel, including:
- WHEN TO GO: Despite the heat,
April is considered a good option as the clouds of
stinging hornets provide partial shade from the sun's
- GETTING AROUND: Public transport
can be confusing as the city displayed on the front
of a bus is often not its destination but, in fact,
the birthplace of its driver.
- EATING OUT: In restaurants, be
wary of ordering a 'kids meal' - this will often involve
See a map of
San Sombrèro and check out their website: San
Sombrèro Tourism Bureau.
The authors are Australian filmmakers; their stated
purpose is to take people where they don't want to