Synopses & Reviews
One moment you're sitting atop a snow-capped mountain, the next you're photographing breaching humpback whales or swimming with penguins... What one of South America's smallest countries lacks in size it certainly makes up for in variety. Travellers to Quito and the Galápagos Islands can admire colonial-era buildings in Quito, hike along volcanoes in Cotopaxi Park or visit the otherworldly Galápagos islands. Footprintfocus Quito & Galápagos Islands offers vital advice on how to navigate your way round these fascinating destinations as well as providing all the necessary information on where to eat, sleep, drink and party
· Essentials section with useful advice on getting there and around.
· Highlights map of Quito so you know what not to miss.
· Comprehensive, up-to-date listings of where to eat, sleep and have fun.
· Detailed street maps for Quito and advice on choosing a tour for the Galápagos Islands.
· Slim enough to fit in your pocket.
Loaded with advice and information, this concise Footprintfocus guide will help you get the most out of Quito and the Galápagos Islands without weighing you down.
The content of Footprintfocus Quito & Galápagos Islands guide has been extracted from Footprints Peru, Bolivia & Ecuador Handbook and Footprints South American Handbook.
Brimming with information on this beautiful region of South America, this guide will take you from cosmopolitan cafes of Ecuadors capital to the exotic wildlife of the Galápagos Islands.
About the Author
Daisy Isacovici was born and raised in Ecuador (Quito and Riobamba). Robert Kunstaetter hails from Montreal, where Daisy attended university. Soon after they met in 1979, he suggested travelling in South America for a year or so, and they have yet to turn back. Over the years and miles, Robert and Daisy became regular correspondents for Footprint, contributing to the South American Handbook and other Latin American titles. Based back in Ecuador since 1993, they are authors of Footprints Ecuador & Galápagos and Trekking in Ecuador. They also travel frequently to Peru and Bolivia.
Table of Contents
1) Quito; (2) Northern Ecuador Quito to Otavalo, Otavalo and around; Cotopaxi, Latacunga and Quilotoa Cotapaxi and Latacunga, Quilotoa Circuit; Galápagos Islands.