The Hotel Book: Great Escapes South America

Overview

Continuing its quest to seek out the world's most unique and inspiring hotels, TASCHEN takes on South America. This diverse selection of hotels, posadas, and haciendas highlights the most exceptional destinations on the continent. Among the breathtaking paradise spots are a hotel on a Patagonian natural reserve, a hacienda perched high in the Andes mountains, an adobe hotel in the Chilean desert, a converted monastery in Peru, a hotel built entirely of salt in Bolivia's Uyuni salt desert, and an "ecolodge" on a ...

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Overview

Continuing its quest to seek out the world's most unique and inspiring hotels, TASCHEN takes on South America. This diverse selection of hotels, posadas, and haciendas highlights the most exceptional destinations on the continent. Among the breathtaking paradise spots are a hotel on a Patagonian natural reserve, a hacienda perched high in the Andes mountains, an adobe hotel in the Chilean desert, a converted monastery in Peru, a hotel built entirely of salt in Bolivia's Uyuni salt desert, and an "ecolodge" on a natural reserve in the Amazon rain forest. For the love of nature, tango dancing, and caipirinhas, nothing beats these exotic escapes from the fast lane. Countries included: Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Columbia, Equador, Peru, Uruguay

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9783822819159
  • Publisher: Taschen America, LLC
  • Publication date: 11/27/2004
  • Pages: 400
  • Sales rank: 1,498,399
  • Product dimensions: 9.66 (w) x 12.20 (h) x 1.33 (d)

Meet the Author

Christiane Reiter, a freelance author based in Berlin and Switzerland, studied journalism at the University of Eichstatt and worked as a travel editor for Ringier Publishing in Munich and Zurich. She then established the travel section of the newly founded Frankfurter Allgemeine Sonntagszeitung.

Angelika Taschen studied art history and German literature in Heidelberg, gaining her doctorate in 1986. Working for Taschen since 1987, she has published numerous titles on the themes of architecture, photography, design, contemporary art, interiors, and travel.

Tuca Reinis is a native and resident of Sao Paolo. For over 20 years, he has been a frequent contributor to magazines and his work has appeared in Vogue, Casa Vogue Brasil, and Wallpaper*, among others. He is the author of three architectural books and his work has also appeared in many publications, including TASCHEN's Seaside Interiors.

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