South America: The Complete Guide to the Best of the Andes, Amazon, Big Cities, Small Towns and Beaches

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Fodor's Travel Publications, 1997 - Travel - 637 pages
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Experienced and first-time travelers alike rely on Fodor's Gold Guides for rich, reliable coverage the world over. Smart travel tips and important contact info make planning your trip a breeze, and detailed coverage of sights, accommodations, and restaurants give you the info you need to make your experience enriching and hassle-free. If you only have room for one guide, this is the one for you. Great neighborhood walks in cities and towns, with visits to museums and churches Natural wonders, from Iguazu Falls to the Galapagos Smart sources for gems, woven and leather goods, and handknit alpaca and llama woolens Where to stay and eat, no matter what your budget Posh resorts, working gaucho estancias, remote jungle lodges, and small-town hosterias Superb dining -- from Continental cuisine and the world's best beef to Brazilian feijoadaand Peruvian cebiche Fresh, thorough, practical -- off and on the beaten path Costs, hours, descriptions, and tips by the thousands All reviews based on visits by Fodor's savvy correspondents 40 pages of maps, 30 vacation itineraries, and more Important contacts and smart travel tips Fodor's Choice What's Where Pleasures & Pastimes, the don't-miss activities New & Noteworthy Festivals Spanish and Portuguese vocabularies

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Contents

Rediscovering South America
2
Pleasures and Pastimes
8
Cruises
24
Sports
34
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44
Iguazii Falls
78
Patagonia
84
Argentina A to Z
97
Minas Gerais
221
Salvador
232
Side Trips from Salvador
250
Brazil A to Z
268
Chile
283
Santiago
290
Bogota
349
Medellin
360

Buenos Aires 50
98
Bolivia
107
La Paz
109
Side Trips from La Paz
119
Potosi
130
Side Trips from Sucre
136
Brazil 148149
144
Rio de Janeiro
153
Dining Downtown and
168
Rio Lodging
175
Side Trip from Rio
187
Sao Paulo 192 193
192
Side Trips from Sao Paulo
217
Cartagena and the Caribbean Coast
370
San Andres and Providencia
379
Quito
392
Side Trips from Quito
403
The Central Highlands
409
Cuenca
416
Guayaquil and the Coast
423
Ecuador A to Z
432
Asuncion
444
Side Trip from Asuncion
455
10
467
uyiu
547
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