Colombia Handbook, 4th

Colombia Handbook, 4th

by Anna Maria Espsater

Hardcover(Fourth Edition)


Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781907263491
Publisher: Footprint Handbooks
Publication date: 01/24/2012
Series: Footprint - Handbooks Series
Edition description: Fourth Edition
Pages: 400
Product dimensions: 4.60(w) x 7.10(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

Anna Maria Espsater, originally from Sweden, first moved to Mexico at 20, enjoying the culture shock, spicy food and sunny weather. She has since returned repeatedly for shorter and longer stays. Now based in London, she works as a freelance travel and food writer, chasing the ambition of visiting every country in the world. With 82 visited to date she has a way to go yet, but remains undaunted despite surviving tropical disease, earthquakes, assault and armed robbery on the road.

Table of Contents

(1)Planning your trip (2) Essentials – Getting there, Getting around, Sleeping, Eating and drinking, Festivals and events, Essentials a-z; (3) Bogota and around – Sights, Around Bogota; (4) North of Bogota – Boyaca Department, Santander Department, Norte de Santander Department; (5) Cartagena and the North Coast – Cartagena, Around Cartagena, Barranquilla, Santa Marta and around, East to Venezuela, San Andres and Providencia; (6) Northwest Colombia – Medellin, Around Medellin, Choco, La Zona Cafetera; (7) Southern Colombia – The Cauca Valley, Popayan and Tierradentro, San Agustin and around, The far south; (8) Los Llanos and Amazonia – Los Llanos, Amazonia; (9) Background – History, Modern Colombia, Economy, Government, Education, Culture, People, Land and environment; (10) Footnotes – Basic Spanish for travelers, Index.

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