Argentina's Lake District is home to first class skiing, towering glaciers, virgin rainforest and peppermint green lagoons. This is Argentina's big country where wild boar is on the menu, where you're never far from a national park, and where 1000-year-old alercetrees tower above jade-green rivers. Footprint FocusBariloche & Argentine Lake District will take you from the alpine chalets of Bariloche, to theOld Patagonia Express with time for tea in a traditional Welsh teahouse along the way. Essentials section with useful advice on getting to and around the region. Comprehensive up-to-date listings on where to eat, sleep, and party. Where to go skiing, trekking, swimming or whitewater rafting. Detailed maps for Bariloche and other key towns and sights. Slim enough to fit in your pocket. With extensive coverage of Argentina's most naturally spectacular region, Footprint FocusBariloche & Argentine Lake District will provide plenty of opportunities to escape the beaten path. The content of the Footprint focus Bariloche & Argentine Lake Districtguide has been extracted from Footprint's South American Handbook.
Australian-born Lucy E Cousins has visited over 30 countries from Jordan to Venezuela, travelling by bus, bicycle, canoe, Amazon ferry and on foot, and has lived in London, Bolivia and Argentina. In 2004, while backpacking for a year around South America, she fell in love with Buenos Aires. Two years later she moved there to start her own English-language newspaper called The Argentimes. She has since worked as the editor of the Buenos Aires pages of ontheroadtravel.com, and the South American Explorers magazine and is the director of the Buenos Aires office of the South American Explorers. She has previously written for Condé Nast Traveller, Timeout and several other publications in Buenos Aires, Australia and Bolivia.