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Ecuador and Galapagos (Insight Guide Ecuador & Galapagos)

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Insight Guide Ecuador and the Galápagos is an indispensable guide to a land of epic scenery, astonishing wildlife and fascinating cultural diversity, accompanied by stunning travel photography. Be inspired by our Best of Ecuador section highlighting unmissable sights and experiences and lavish Photo Features on textiles, colonial architecture and the unique Galápagos birdlife.

With a longer and more in-depth history and culture section than its competitors, this travel guide provides an essential introduction to Ecuador’s ancient civilizations, colonial history and contemporary politics and environmental issues. The informative text, written by regional experts, is a pleasure to read.

A detailed Places section, with full-color maps, guides you around the regions that make up this small but varied country, from the highlands to the tropical Oriente region and the Pacific coastline to the Galápagos Islands.

A comprehensive Travel Tips section gives you all the travel advice you need to plan your trip. The selective listings for hotels and restaurants are the personal recommendations of a regional specialist.

Synopsis:

Insight Guide Ecuador and the Galápagos is a comprehensive, highly illustrated travel guide to a land of epic scenery, astonishing wildlife and fascinating cultural diversity.
Be inspired by our stunning photographs, Best of Ecuador section highlighting unmissable sights and experiences and lavish Photo Features describing Ecuador’s fascinating culture.
A detailed Places section, with full-color maps, shows you where to go and what to do, covering the entire country, from the tropical Oriente region to the Pacific coastline.
A comprehensive Travel Tips section gives you all the travel advice you need to plan your trip, as well as our selective listings that guide you to the best and most authentic hotel and restaurants.

Table of Contents

Best of Ecuador and the Galápagos
Latitude 0º 00’
Coast, Sierra and Jungle
 
History
Decisive Dates
Lost Worlds
Hub of Two Empires
Independence and After
 
Features
Economy and Environment
The Ecuadorians
Life and Lore in the Sierra
Sounds of the Andes
Peoples of the Amazon
Artesanías
A Nation of Painters
Outdoor Adventures
Food
 
Photo Features
Indian Costumes
Colonial Architecture
Railway Journeys
Birds of the Galápagos
 
Places
Introduction
Quite
Day Trips from Quito
Going North
The Avenue of the Volcanoes
The Southern Sierra
The Oriente
Oriente Wildlife
The Western Lowlands
The Pacific Coast
Guayaquil and the South Coast
 
The Galápagos Islands
Introduction
The Galápagos Islands: Darwin’s Laboratory
Visiting the Islands
 
Travel Tips
TRANSPORTATION
ACCOMMODATIONS
EATING OUT
ACTIVITIES
A–Z
LANGUAGE
FURTHER READING

Product Details

ISBN:
9781780051574
Author:
Waterson, Luke
Publisher:
Insight Guides
Subject:
Travel
Subject:
Ecuador
Subject:
Gal u00e1pagos
Subject:
Gal u00e
Subject:
1pagos
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Fifth Edition
Series:
Insight Guides
Publication Date:
20130631
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
352
Dimensions:
9 x 6 in

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Insight Guide Ecuador and the Galápagos is a comprehensive, highly illustrated travel guide to a land of epic scenery, astonishing wildlife and fascinating cultural diversity.
Be inspired by our stunning photographs, Best of Ecuador section highlighting unmissable sights and experiences and lavish Photo Features describing Ecuador’s fascinating culture.
A detailed Places section, with full-color maps, shows you where to go and what to do, covering the entire country, from the tropical Oriente region to the Pacific coastline.
A comprehensive Travel Tips section gives you all the travel advice you need to plan your trip, as well as our selective listings that guide you to the best and most authentic hotel and restaurants.

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