9781908206305

Cuzco, la Paz and Lake Titicaca Footprint Focus

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  • ISBN13:

    9781908206305

  • ISBN10:

    1908206306

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2011-11-08
  • Publisher: Footprint Handbooks
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Summary

Prepare to be amazed as you walk around some of South America's most awe-inspiring sights. Stroll around Machu Picchu and marvel at the engineering feat accomplished by the once great Incan Empire; visit Lake Titicaca and gaze at its azure waters before heading to the Island of the Sun where Incan ruins sit alongside thriving indigenous villages. From the high-altitude Bolivian city of La Paz to the part-ancient, part-modern Peruvian city of Cuzco, Footprint focusCuzco, La Paz & Lake Titicaca provides thoroughly researched information on these fascinating destinations. Features an Essentials section with practical advice on getting there and around, ensuring you can plan your trip easily. Written by Latin America expert Ben Box. Essentials section with tips on getting there and around. Covers the Sacred Valley of the Incas, Arequipa, and Bolivia's Yungas. Detailed street maps for important towns and cities. Slim enough to fit in your pocket. Loaded with advice and information, this concise Footprint focusguide will help you get the most out of Cuzco, La Paz & Lake Titicaca without weighing you down. The content of the Footprint focusCuzco, La Paz & Lake Titicaca guide has been extracted from Footprint's Peru, Bolivia & Ecuador Handbook.

Author Biography

Ben Box has been working on the South American Handbook for over 30 years and is a Latin America expert. Ben has contributed to newspapers, magazines and learned tomes, usually on the subject of travel, and has also been involved in Footprint’s Central America & Mexico, Caribbean Islands, Brazil and Peru since their inception. Having a doctorate in Spanish and Portuguese studies from London University, Ben maintains a strong interest in Latin American literature and culture.

Table of Contents

1) Cuzco; Sacred Valley of the Incas – Machu Pichu, Inca Trails, Vitcos and Vilcabamba, West from Cuzco; (2) Arequipa and the far south – Colca Canyon, Cotahausi Canyon, South to Chile; (3) Lake Titicaca; (4) La Paz and around; (5) Lake Titicaca; (6) The Yungas.

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