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The new, full-color Rough Guide to Ecuador and the Galapagos Islands
is the definitive travel guide to this captivating country. In-depth coverage of Ecuador's incomparable wildlife, vibrant indigenous cultures, and awe-inspiring scenery takes you to the most rewarding spots from the Amazon rainforest to the heights of the Andes to glorious, laid-back beach resorts. Stunning color photography brings the land to life on the pages.
Discover Ecuador's highlights, with expert advice on exploring the best colonial cities, participating in ancient festivals, scaling volcanoes and learning Spanish, straddling the Equator, and swimming with turtles, penguins, sea lions, and even sharks. The guide includes extensive coverage of the capital, Quito, and the Galapagos Islands, the world's premier wildlife destination.
Easy-to-use maps, reliable advice on how to get around, and insider reviews of the best hotels, restaurants, bars, clubs, and shops for all budgets ensure that you won't miss a thing. Make the most of your time with The Rough Guide to Ecuador and the Galapagos Islands.