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Bradt Travel Guide: Argentina

Travel Guide

Series: Bradt Travel Guides

By: Erin McCloskey

448 pages, col photos, 65 maps

Bradt Travel Guides

Paperback | Aug 2011 | Edition: 2 | #192972 | ISBN-13: 9781841623511
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NHBS Price: £16.99 $21/€19 approx

About this book

Vast and vibrant Argentina has it all - adventure, culture, luxury, scenery - and it's still great value. From eating beefsteak in Buenos Aires to drinking Malbec in Mendoza, from the tango rhythms of town to remote landscapes and hidden gems, this second edition of the most in-depth guide on the market provides the necessary practical and background information to take visitors beyond the tourist haunts. The guide covers all the unmissable experiences from horseback trekking through the Andes to watching penguins, seals and whales on the Valdes Peninsula.

'Bradt Guides are the favourites of travellers who wish not merely to see but to understand.' Dervla Murphy 'Bradt guides take you to the farthest corners of every country and are written in an opinionated, pleasing to read manner that make the books as much as a novel as guide. The Argentina book is no different with a plethora of long, narrative passages and fine background information.'


PART ONE GENERAL INFORMATION Chapter 1 Background Information Ecology, Climate and geography, Geology and fossil finds, Flora, Fauna, Marine ecosystems, History, Government and politics, Economy, People, Culture Chapter 2 Practical Information When to visit, Suggested itineraries, Tour operators, Visas and embassies, Tourist information, getting there and away, Health, Safety, What to take, Money, Getting around, Accommodation, Eating and drinking, Public holidays, Photography, Communications, Giving something back PART TWO THE GUIDE Chapter 3 Buenos Aires Chapter 4 The Pampas Chapter 5 Litoral Chapter 6 Northwestern Argentina Chapter 7 Cuyo Chapter 8 Patagonia Appendix 1 Patagonian Wildlife Guide Appendix 2 Language Appendix 3 Further information Index

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Canadian writer and editor Erin McCloskey now lives in Italy. After her degree in conservation biology, she travelled internationally, focussing on photography and dance, both well-represented in Argentina.

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