South American Handbook, 88th by Ben BoxSouth American Handbook, 88th by Ben Box

South American Handbook, 88th

byBen Box

Hardcover | December 6, 2011

Pricing and Purchase Info


Earn 50 plum® points

Prices and offers may vary in store

Out of stock online

Not available in stores


Footprint’s 88th edition of this legendary guidebook is loaded with information on this fascinating continent, enabling you to escape the ‘Gringo trail’ and discover the landscapes and people of the real South America.

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...
Title:South American Handbook, 88thFormat:HardcoverDimensions:1848 pages, 7 × 4.25 × 0.98 inPublished:December 6, 2011Publisher:Footprint HandbooksLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1907263438

ISBN - 13:9781907263439

Look for similar items by category:


Table of Contents

(1) Introduction – Highlights map, Best wildlife experiences, Best festivals; (2) Essentials – Planning your trip, Sports and activities, Responsible travel, Getting there, Getting around, Sleeping, Eating, Shopping, Essentials a-z;

(3) Argentina – Planning your trip, Buenos Aires and the Pampas, West of Buenos Aires, Northwest Argentina, The Northeast, Lake District, Patagonia, Tierra del Fuego; (4) Bolivia – Planning your trip, La Paz anda round, Lake Titicaca, The Yungas, Southwest Bolivia, Central and Southern Highlands, Northern Lowlands, Santa Cruz and Eastern Lowlands; (5) Brazil – Planning your trip, Rio de Janeiro, Sao Paolo, Minas Gerais and Espirito Santo, Southern Brazil, Foz do Iguacu, Salvador de Bahia, Recife and Northeast coast, The Amazon, Amazon frontiers, Brasilia and Goias, The Pantanal; (6) Chile – Planning your trip, Santiago and around, Valparaiso and around, North of Santiago, Far north, Central Valley, Lake District, Puerto Montt and Chiloe,  Carretera Austral, Far south, Chilean Pacific Islands (7) Colombia – Planning your trip, Bogota, Bogota to the Venezuelan border, Medellin and Choco, La Zona Cafetera, Cali and the Cauca Valley, Popayan, Tierradentro and San Agustin, Southern Colombia, (8) Ecuador – Planning your trip, Quito, Northern Ecuador, Cotopaxi, Latacunga and Quilotoa, Banos and Riobamba, Cuenca and around, Cuenca to the Peruvian border, Guayaquil and south to Peru, Pacific lowlands, The Oriente, Galapagos Islands (9) Paraguay – Planning your trip, Asuncion, Region Oriental: South of Asuncion, North of Asuncion, The Chaco (10) Peru – Planning your trip, Lima, Huaraz and the Cordilleras, North coast, Northern Highlands, South coast, Arequipa and the far south, Lake Titicaca, Cuzco, Sacred Valley of the Incas, Central Highlands, Amazon Basin; (11) Uruguay – Planning your trip, Montevideo, Western Uruguay, Eastern Uruguay; (12) Venezuela – Planning your trip, Caracas, West from Caracas, Merida and around, Los Llanos and the Amazonas, East coast, Canaima and the Orinoco Delta; (13) Guianas – Guyana, Suriname, Guyane; (14) Falkland Islands – Planning your trip, Stanley and around, Beyond the Falklands (14) Pre-independence history, Post-independence history, Government, People, Land and environment, Culture; (10) Footnotes – Index, Advertisers’ index, About the author, Acknowledgements, Travellers’ letters, Credits

Editorial Reviews

Simply excellent! Not only for backpackers but for everyone who needs detailed information on travelling in South America.” Consumer review