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Ecuador and Galapagos (Insight Guide Ecuador & Galapagos)by Luke Waterson
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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.
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
Hub of Two Empires
Independence and After
Economy and Environment
Life and Lore in the Sierra
Sounds of the Andes
Peoples of the Amazon
A Nation of Painters
Birds of the Galápagos
Day Trips from Quito
The Avenue of the Volcanoes
The Southern Sierra
The Western Lowlands
The Pacific Coast
Guayaquil and the South Coast
The Galápagos Islands
The Galápagos Islands: Darwin’s Laboratory
Visiting the Islands
What Our Readers Are Saying
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