Colombia. Ediz. Inglese

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Lonely Planet, 2006 - Travel - 276 pages
4 Reviews
Discover the best kept secret in South America. Colombia is safer than ever, affordable and still blissfully uncrowded - an independent traveler's dream. Laze on palm-fringed Caribbean beaches. Canoe slient rivers through lush rainforest. Stroll Cartagena's colonial old town. Salsa all night in Cali. Packed with practical advice and valuable tips for trouble-free travel, our peerless guide enables you to explore with confidence.

The Basics- detailed maps, tailored itineraries and easy-to-use directory help make the most of your trip.

Adrenaline Rushes- the best spots for diving, rafting, hiking, rock-climbing and other thrills.

Straight Talk- honest advice on where to go - and still risky spots to avoid.

Discerning Reviews- opinionated authors give the lowdown on where to sleep, eat and pain the town.

Colombia 101- in-depth background chapters provide insight into the country and its people.
  

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Review: Colombia (Lonely Planet Country Guide)

User Review  - Adam Norten - Goodreads

The authors didn't even go to Colombia. This book almost got me killed because of its bad advice. Read full review

Review: Colombia (Lonely Planet Country Guide)

User Review  - Jessie - Goodreads

Unfortunately I was stuck with this terrible guide in Colombia last year. The book is suspiciously thin for such a big country, but more importantly, it's filled with inaccuracies. It turns out that ... Read full review

Contents

The Authors
11
The Culture
31
Environment
39
Bogotá
49
Sights
55
Activities
62
Drinking
69
Getting Around
75
San Andrés
141
Northwest
155
Circuito de Oriente
163
Santa Fe
169
Marsella
179
Valle de Cocora
185
Haciendas El Paraíso
193
Colombia
272

North of Bogotá
81

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About the author (2006)

THOMAS KOHNSTAMM was born in 1975 and graduated from Stanford University with an M.A. in Latin American studies. He lives in Seattle.

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