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Amazon Highlights: Peru - Ecuador - Colombia - Brazil

Field / Identification GuideTravel GuideWildlife Guide

Series: Bradt Highlight Guides

By: Roger P Harris (Author)

286 pages, colour photos, 12 colour maps

Bradt Travel Guides

Paperback | Nov 2011 | #192982 | ISBN-13: 9781841623740
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NHBS Price: £15.99 $19/€18 approx

About this book

The Amazon is the world's biggest rainforest, falling within the confines of nine countries and luring millions of visitors. Trying to decide where to go is a challenge for any traveller. Should you visit the Iguazu Falls in Brazil, or Peru's Pongo de Manseriche? Should your base be in Manaus or Iquitos? Where can you see a giant otter or swim with pink dolphins?

Amazon Highlights cuts through the vast array of options. It showcases the best of the region – example itineraries and ideal starting points, a selection of 'tried and tested' lodges, and a review of leading tour operators and tour guides. Full-colour, it also serves as a handy field guide to the animals and plants most frequently seen in the Amazon.

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Roger Harris has been travelling to the Amazon region for nearly 20 years, documenting the area's natural history. He manages "Saving Species", a conservation group.

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