Peru / Edition 6

Peru / Edition 6

by Insight Guides Staff
     
 

The world's largest visual travel guide series!

Get to know your destination like a local, with these beautiful color-filled travel guides. Each is compiled by local experts, and provides informative editorials on culture, history, people, and the local gems you'll want to be sure to check out! The "Best Of" section showcases the top sights, all in

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The world's largest visual travel guide series!

Get to know your destination like a local, with these beautiful color-filled travel guides. Each is compiled by local experts, and provides informative editorials on culture, history, people, and the local gems you'll want to be sure to check out! The "Best Of" section showcases the top sights, all in stunning full-colored photography. These wonderful Guides help you to prepare for the sights and adventures of you vacation, but also help you pick the necessities such as accommodations, restaurants, and transportation. These guides are as informative as any local, and much easier to carry!

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9789812821812
Publisher:
Apa Publications UK, Ltd.
Publication date:
11/10/2010
Series:
Insight Guides Series
Edition description:
Sixth Edition
Pages:
368
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction
The Best of Peru Ancient and Modern Land of Extremes
History
Decisive Dates Lost Empires The Incas The Conquest From Colony to Republic Democracy and Crisis
Features
A Changing Society Daily Life in the Andes Peoples of the Amazon How Crafts Have Adapted Music and Dance Fusion of Flavors Andean Adventures Wildlife of the Sierra Mini Features Looking for the Past The “Covered Ones”
A Day in the Village Witch Doctors and Wellness Pottery Culture Running the Andes Oasis of Hope Huallaga, Valley of Coca Cordillera Huayhuash The Amazon by River Boat Jungle Lodges
Photo Features
Festivals Buried Treasures Amazon Birdlife Colonial Art and Architecture Taquile Island Places Introduction Lima North Coast Northern Sierra Callejón de Huaylas Central Sierra Northern Amazon Manu to Maldonado South Coast Arequipa Cusco Sacred Valley Machu Picchu Lake Titicaca
Travel Tips
Transportation Accommodations Shopping Activities A to Z Language Further Reading

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