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Peru  Handbook, 8th,9781907263279

Peru Handbook, 8th



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Whether you want to experience the wild nightlife of Lima or the exotic wildlife of the jungles of Manu and Tambopata, surf at one of the world's top breaks, or discover lost Inca cities high in the Andes, or simply get off the Gringo Trail, this eighth edition of Footprint's highly acclaimedPeru Handbookshows you how. It provides unparalleled coverage on the country's ruins, fiestas, hotels and restaurants, and other attractions, and takes the more adventurous traveler off the beaten path.

Author Biography

One of the first assignments Ben Box took as a freelance writer in 1980 was sub-editing work on the South American Handbook. The plan then was to write about contemporary Iberian and Latin American affairs, but in no time at all the lands south of the Rio Grande took over, inspiring journeys to all corners of the sub-continent. Ben has contributed to newspapers, magazines and learned tomes, usually on the subject of travel, and became editor of the South American Handbook in 1989. He has also been involved in Footprint’s Central America & Mexico, Caribbean Islands, Brazil and Peru since their inception. In 2001 he wrote Footprint’s Cuzco & the Inca heartland Handbook, on which he has collaborated for recent editions with Steve Frankham. Having a doctorate in Spanish and Portuguese studies from London University, Ben maintains a strong interest in Latin American literature and as a cricketer he looks forward to the day his village side is invited to play anywhere in South America where there is a pitch.

Table of Contents

Planning your trip; Essentials; Lima and around; Cuzco and the Sacred Valley; Lake Titicaca; Arequipa and around; South Coast; Cordilleras Blanca and huayhuash; North Coast; Northern Highlands; Central Highlands; Amazon Basin; Background; Footnotes

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