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    Peru Footprint Handbook (Footprint Peru Handbook) (Hardback) By (author) Ben Box

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    DescriptionWhether 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, Footprint's eighth edition of the highly acclaimed Peru Handbook will show you how. The ultimate guide to getting off the Gringo Trail, the Peru Handbook provides unparalleled coverage on the country's ruins, fiestas, hotels and restaurants and other attractions that will take the more adventurous traveller off the beaten track. Discover the unique wildlife of the rainforest with extensive coverage of the jungles of Manu and Tambopata Author Ben Box has travelled in Peru for over 20 years and knows the region intimately Provides suggestions of activities for the adventurous traveller, from whitewater rafting to mountain climbing in the Cordillera Blanca Tips and advice on how to escape the crowds and take alternative treks to Machu Picchu In-depth background section tells you everything you ever wanted to know about the Incas


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    Title
    Peru Footprint Handbook
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Ben Box
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 706
    Width: 120 mm
    Height: 185 mm
    Thickness: 36 mm
    Weight: 499 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781907263279
    ISBN 10: 1907263276
    Classifications

    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: TRG
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T14.3
    BIC subject category V2: WTH
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1KLSR
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 03
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    B&T General Subject: 800
    B&T Merchandise Category: TVL
    Ingram Subject Code: TT
    B&T Modifier: Continuations: 02
    Ingram Theme: CULT/LATAME
    B&T Modifier: Text Format: 41
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 92
    B&T Approval Code: A19900000
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 95
    LC classification: F
    Abridged Dewey: 918
    BIC subject category V2: 1KLSR
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 13170
    DC22: 918.504633
    BISAC V2.8: TRV024050
    Libri: PERU2080
    DC23: 918.50465
    Thema V1.0: WTH
    Edition
    8, Revised
    Edition statement
    8th Revised edition
    Illustrations note
    8 full-colour pages and 8 additional full-colour maps
    Publisher
    Footprint Travel Guides
    Imprint name
    Footprint Travel Guides
    Publication date
    17 May 2011
    Publication City/Country
    Bath
    Author Information
    One of the first assignments Ben Box took as a freelance writer in 1980 was subediting 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 subcontinent. 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 Handbooks on Central America & Mexico, Caribbean Islands, Brazil, Peru, Cuzco & the Inca Heartland, and Peru, Bolivia and Ecuador. On many of these titles he has collaborated with his wife and Footprint Caribbean expert, Sarah Cameron. Having a doctorate in Spanish and Portuguese studies from London University, Ben maintains a strong interest in Latin American literature. In the British summer he plays cricket for his local village side and year round he attempts to achieve some level of self-sufficiency in fruit and veg in a rather unruly country garden in Suffolk.
    Review quote
    well-written J.L Vergaert, Hammersmith, London"
    Back cover copy
    . Expert author Ben knows Peru inside out; he has travelled extensively throughout the country researching this new edition. Comprehensive coverage of the main attractions, plus dozens of activities and adventures that will help you get off the beaten track. In-depth information about history, culture and politics, plus detailed listings and advice. Inspirational trip planning with itineraries, maps and a special trekking feature in color"
    Table of contents
    1) Essentials 2) Lima 3) Cuzo & The Sacred Valley 4) Lake Titicaca 5) Arequipa 6) South Coast 7) Cordilleras Blanca & Huayhuash 8) North Coast 9) North Highlands 10) Central Highlands 11) Amazon Basin 12) Background