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"Insight Guide Ecuador and the Galapagos" is a comprehensive full-colour guide to the culture, history and wildlife of this diverse and fascinating country. The book is illustrated throughout with hundreds of beautiful, specially commissioned colour photographs. Our inspirational Best of Ecuador section illustrates the country's top attractions, from Inca monuments and colonial buildings to the best places for wildlife-spotting and adventure sports. With a longer and more in-depth history and culture section than its competitors, this travel guide provides an essential introduction to Ecuador's ancient civilizations, colonial history and contemporary politics and environmental issues. The informative text, written by regional experts, is a pleasure to read and accompanied by stunning photography. The lavish Photo Features offer a unique insight into the traditional textiles, colonial architecture, Galapagos birdlife and vintage railways. All major sights are cross-referenced with the maps, and the travel tips section provides a wealth of practical information on how to plan your trip, things to do in Ecuador, plus our carefully selected hotel and restaurant listings lead you to the best and most authentic establishments.
Dette er en detaljert reisehåndbok med praktiske opplysninger om transport, overnatting, spisesteder, severdigheter, utesteder, shopping, historie, kunst og kultur, religion og språk; samt en rekke andre opplysninger som turister vil kunne ha nytte av. Med kart.
'Lonely Planet guides are, quite simply, like no other'. New York TimesThe ultimate, most comprehensive guide to travelling in Ecuador & the Galapagos Islands includes up-to-date reviews of the best places to stay, eat, sights, cultural information, maps, transport tips and a few best kept secrets - all the essentials to get to the heart of Ecuador & the Galapagos Islands.This guide is the result of 135 days (and nights) of research by four dedicated authors and local experts who immersed themselves in Ecuador & the Galapagos Islands, finding unique experiences, and sharing practical and honest advice, so you come away informed and amazed.Regions covered: Quito, Parque Nacional Yasuni, Cuenca, Northern Highlands, Central Highlands, Southern Highlands, The Oriente, North Coast, Lowlands, South Coast, the Galapagos IslandsInside Lonely Planet Ecuador & the Galapagos Islands: Full color styling and images Clear, easy-to-read color maps A brilliant new page layout for fast and hassle-free reading while on the go Itineraries organized by region or length of trip Up-to-date recommended points-of-interest - covering eating, sleeping, going out, shopping, activities and attractions In-depth features to uncover the world's iconic sights Hundreds of money saving tips Our latest trip planning tools to help you get around smoothly Additional sections including Top Experiences, History, Culture, Galapagos Wildlife, Indigenous Ecuador, Food, and an A-Z survival guide. Special eBook enhancements Scalable maps - enabling you to zoom in for greater detail Comprehensive interlinking - enabling you to seamlessly flip between pages, jump between maps and reviews, or visit the websites of places we recommend Search - go straight to what you are looking for with the inbuilt search capability Add notes - touch a word to add notes and personalize your guidebook Bookmark - use bookmarks to quickly return to a page Dictionary - look up the meaning of any word Plus pinch and zoom images and scalable font sizeWritten and researched by Regis St Louis, Greg Benchwick, Michael Grosberg, Tom Masters