South American Handbook, 90th

South American Handbook, 90th

by Ben Box
     
 

South America is epic. Home to the world's highest waterfall, the longest mountain range and the largest rainforest – this continent will baffle you with its enormity. While cities like Rio de Janeiro swing to the sounds of samba, locals jostle around market stalls in Cuzco and indigenous farmers offer prayers to Pachamama – Mother Earth. Footprint's 90th…  See more details below

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South America is epic. Home to the world's highest waterfall, the longest mountain range and the largest rainforest – this continent will baffle you with its enormity. While cities like Rio de Janeiro swing to the sounds of samba, locals jostle around market stalls in Cuzco and indigenous farmers offer prayers to Pachamama – Mother Earth. Footprint's 90th edition of the South American Handbook is the ideal guidebook for adventure hungry travelers. From Inca ruins and tropical jungles to the vast open plains of Patagonia – Footprint's revised and updated guide to South America provides comprehensive coverage, enabling you to escape the crowd and discover the continent for yourself.· Highlights section so you know what not to miss· Practical information on how to get to each country and around, plus suggested itineraries to help you plan your trip, whether you are travelling for a week or a month· Well researched cultural and historical background sections· Tips for travelling with your kids· The core of the guide provides comprehensive coverage of Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay, Venezuela, the Guianas, and the Falkland Islands.· Each country and region has an overview map which includes 'Don't miss' destinations, local information on how to get around and detailed street maps where relevant· Detailed listings on where to sleep, eat and play are provided for every destination within each country, enabling you to have an even better travel experience. Now in its 90th edition, Footprint's legendary South America Handbook covers the continent in amazing detail, enabling you to explore for yourself. From sexy carnivals to shuddering glaciers, this guide will open your way to the irresistible spirit of the world's greatest continent.

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"Stuffed with up-to-date information on how to get the best out of Latin America." Daily Telegraph, UK

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781907263774
Publisher:
Footprint Handbooks
Publication date:
11/12/2013
Series:
Footprint - Handbooks Series
Edition description:
90th Edition
Pages:
1584
Product dimensions:
4.60(w) x 7.00(h) x 1.60(d)

Meet the Author

Ben Box has been working on the South American Handbook for over 30 years and is a Latin America expert.

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