Lonely Planet Peru

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Lonely Planet, Sep 1, 2010 - Travel - 580 pages
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Nobody knows Peru like Lonely Planet, and our unbeatable 7th edition gives you the key to its legendary past and exciting present. Watch the sun rise over Machu Picchu, shop at colorful crafts markets, puzzle over the mysterious Nazca Lines and sample sublime ceviche. We'll take you there - and beyond. Lonely Planet guides are written by experts who get to the heart of every destination they visit. This fully updated edition is packed with accurate, practical and honest advice, designed to give you the information you need to make the most of your trip. In This Guide: Full-Color Outdoors chapter features hiking, climbing and surfing. Extensive coverage of Lima's world-renowned culinary scene. Fascinating full-color chapter reveals Peru's ancient sites and cultures.
  

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Very organized book with valuable information for planning our trip to Peru without having to go through the expense of travel agents. Easy to follow format for the different areas in Peru that we will be traveling to. Read full review

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It is hard to narrow down an itinerary - - there is much to see and do! Looks like the August trip will focus around Cusco, Machu Picchu, and the Sacred Valley - - can't wait! Read full review

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Contents

On the Road
17
Itineraries
23
History
29
Food Drink
58
Environment
67
History
79
Dangers Annoyances
86
Activities
101
Cuzco to Puerto
294
LIMA TO TARMA
300
Concepcion
307
Rio Mantaro Valley
313
Wari Ruins Quinua
325
North Coast
336
Around Trujillo
349
Otuzco
356

Eating
109
Drinking
115
Getting Around
121
Arequipa Canyon
159
Activities
168
Drinking
184
Canon del Colca
187
Canon del Cotahuasi
193
Around Puno
206
SouthShore Towns
212
Cuzco the Sacred
219
Dangers Annoyances
227
Activities
233
Courses
239
Eating
246
Shopping
252
THE SACRED VALLEY
258
Ancient Peru 269
278
CUZCO TO PUNO
288
Around Chiclayo
363
Sullana
373
Punta
380
Around Tumbes
386
Dangers Annoyances
392
Courses
394
Cordillera Huayhuash
410
North of Chavin
425
Around Cajamarca
438
Pedro Ruiz
451
Around Puerto
467
CENTRAL AMAZON
480
PacayaSamiria
493
Pevas
507
Insurance
520
Land River
533
IN PERU
543
Traveling with Children
550
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About the author (2010)

Born of Chilean and Peruvian parents, Carolina Miranda grew up in California, but has lived for spells in Chile and Iran. She received her BA in Latin American Studies from Smith College, Massachusetts, and currently works as a reporter for Time. She lives with her husband, Ed Tahaney, in New York City.

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