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Zuid-Amerika

Reisgidsen van Zuid-Amerika

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9781910120415
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South American HB 2016

South American Handbook 2016 - Reisgids Zuid Amerika - Footprint Handbook - 92 ed.

Footprint Handbook South America is een Engelstalige praktische reisgids voor alle leeftijden, boordevol informatie over accommodatie van middenklasse tot luxe en plaatsbeschrijvingen - kenmerk: brede cultuur en achtergrondinformatie, bondig geschreven. Incl. een sectie over Suriname.

South America is epic. Home to the world’s highest waterfall, the longest mountain range and the largest rainforest―this continent will baffle you with its enormity. While cities like Rio de Janeiro swing to the sounds of samba, locals jostle around market stalls in Cuzco and indigenous farmers offer prayers to Pachamama―Mother Earth. Footprint’s 92nd edition of the South American Handbook is the ideal guidebook for adventure-hungry travellers. From Inca ruins and tropical jungles to the vast open plains of Patagonia, Footprint’s revised and updated guide to South America provides comprehensive coverage, enabling you to escape the crowd and discover the continent for yourself.

9781908206275
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Paraguay Focus

Walk around Asunción’s historic centre and admire the grandeur of colonial-era buildings like the Palacio de Gobierno, styled on the Palace of Versailles, before hitting market stalls selling traditional arts and crafts. Paraguay is an under-explored pocket of South America, boasting rich wildlife, lush forests, and mighty rivers. This land-locked country is home to a proud Guaraní culture, as well as the 16th-century Jesuit Missions, which are now a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Footprintfocus Paraguay is a concise and portable guide to this friendly country, containing detailed information on attractions that are both popular and off the beaten track.

 

·         Essentials section with practical advice on getting there and around.

·         Highlights map so you know what not to miss.

·         Comprehensive listings on where to eat & sleep, plus details on festivals and activities.

·         Detailed street maps for Asunción and other important towns.

9781908206169
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Quito & Galagapos Focus

QUITO & GALAGAPOS ISLANDS FOOTPRINT FOCUS

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.

9781908206282
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Uruguay Focus

Stroll around the World Heritage Site Colonia del Sacramento and you will feel like you have travelled back in time: 17th colonial buildings grace the historic section, while the lively modern town extends around a bay. Go by horseback across the country’s rolling hills and stay overnight at a country estate. From historic gems to thermal springs, from charming riverside towns to gorgeous beach resorts: Uruguay is ideal for adventurous and leisurely visitors alike. Footprintfocus Uruquay also features detailed coverage of Buenos Aires, the main gateway to the country, plus comprehensive listings on where to eat, sleep and have fun.

 

·         Essentials section with practical advice on getting there and around.

·         Covers Buenos Aires, the main gateway to the country.

·         Highlights map of Uruguay and Buenos Aires so you know what not to miss.

·         Detailed street maps for Montevideo, Buenos Aires and other important towns.

9781908206176
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Venezuela Focus

VENEZUELA FOOTPRINT FOCUS

Spend the afternoon relaxing on Venezuela’s Caribbean coastline, diving in crystal clear waters or taking pictures at a marine national park. When you tire of the beach, head to the bustling streets of Merida, the wildlife of the plains or the humid intensity of the Amazon rainforest. Footprintfocus Venezuela offers detailed and thoroughly researched coverage of the land once described by Columbus as ‘Paradise of Earth’. Features essential information on getting there and around plus fascinating insights into the history and culture of the country.

 

·         Essentials section with useful advice on getting there and around.

·         Highlights map of Venezuela so you know what not to miss.

·         Comprehensive, up-to-date listings of where to eat, sleep and have fun.