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Footprint Peru, Bolivia & Ecuador Handbook (Footprint Peru, Bolivia & Ecuador)by Ben Box
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Peru, Bolivia and Ecuador is a route for thrill-seekers. Footprint's 3rd edition Peru, Bolivia & Ecuador Handbook will take you off the usual 'Gringo Trail' to truly discover what this exhilarating region has to offer.
The Amazon, the Andes and adventure, Peru, Bolivia and Ecuador has it all by the bucket load. Whether travelers fancy learning Spanish in Quito, following Darwin to the Galapagos Islands, trekking the Inca Trail, sailing across Lake Titicaca or driving across the great salt lake at Salar de Uyuni, Footprint's fully revised and updated 3rd edition Peru, Bolivia & Ecuador Handbook has it covered.
The guide opens with a color section full of inspirational advice to help you plan your trip giving you a flavor of the best things to see and do. It includes suggested itineraries for a 2 or 4 week trip to ensure you see the best of what these extraordinary countries have to offer. The guide then provides extensive, thoroughly researched information which will help you plan your trip as well as advising you on the ground. The Essentials section provides great advice on how to get there and how to get around as well as information on sleeping, eating, drinking and shopping giving you an idea of what you can expect to pay. The heart of the guide is broken in to the key regions with each regional section providing an overview map, local information on how to get around with transport and street maps where relevant, a short history of the region, thorough advice on what to see and do and a directory of key local information on banks, embassies, Internetcolor cafes and medical services. There is also a full-colour mini atlas which has maps of each region to help you get your bearings.
Travel guide to Peru, Bolivia & Ecuador
The Amazon, the Andes and adventure, Footprints fully revised and updated 3rd edition Peru, Bolivia & Ecuador Handbook has it all by the bucketload. Learn Spanish in Quito, follow Darwin to the Galápagos Islands, see the gold museum in Lima, trek the Inca Trail, sail across Lake Titicaca, cycle the most dangerous road in the world, drive across the great salt lake at Salar de Uyuni and be humbled by the mine tour at Potosi. With fantastic planning and essentials sections, mapping and great listings for where to eat, sleep and play this guide is the only thing travellers will need to pack!
About the Author
Ben Box has been series editor for the South American Handbook since 1989 and he has also been involved in footprint Central America & Mexico, Footprint Caribbean Islands, Footprint Peru and Footprint Cuzco & the Inca Heartland. Robert & Daisy Kunstaetter are based in Quito, Ecuador and contribute to the South American Handbook and Latin American Footprint titles.
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