Chile Handbook by Chris WallaceChile Handbook by Chris Wallace

Chile Handbook

byChris Wallace

Paperback | August 7, 2016

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A place of extremes and contradictions, Chile is home to a bewilderingly diverse geography and climate. Footprint's Chile Handbook will guide you from the endless and eerie Atacama Desert in the north to the creaking, fractured glacial ice of the south, with beaches and rainforest to explore in between. • Great coverage of the top activities and sights in the region, including Easter Island, Chiloé, the wine routes, skiing, geysers and salt flats • Loaded with information and suggestions on how to get off the beaten track, from hiking volcanoes to whitewater rafting • Includes comprehensive information on everything from transport and practicalities to history, culture & landscape • Plus all the usual accommodation, eating and drinking listings for every budget • Full-color planning section to inspire travelers and help them find the best experiences From Patagonian penguins to the buzz of vertiginous Valparaíso, Footprint's fully updated 8th edition will help you navigate this adventurous destination.
Originally hailing from Los Angeles, Chris Wallace has been traveling through, and writing about, Central and South America since 2004. He has lived in Colombia, Argentina, Chile, Brazil and Peru. He has spent long weekends at family fincas in Antioquia, traveled along both ends of the Amazon river, failed at tango classes in Buenos Ai...
Title:Chile HandbookFormat:PaperbackDimensions:560 pages, 6.91 × 4.68 × 0.98 inPublished:August 7, 2016Publisher:FootprintLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1910120952

ISBN - 13:9781910120958


Table of Contents

1) Planning your trip 2) Santiago Region 3) Valparaíso and Vina del Mar 4) From Santiago to La Serena 5) Into the Atacama 6) Antofagasta, Calama and San Pedro de Atacama 7) Iquique, Arica and the Altiplano National Parks 8) Central Valley 9) Lake District 10) Chiloé 11) Carretera Austral 12) Far South 13) Tierra del Fuego 14) Chilean Pacific Islands (Islas Juan Fernandez; Rapa Nui [Easter Island]) 15) Background 16) Practicalities