Insight Guide Argentina

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Rachel Lawrence
APA, 2007 - Travel - 383 pages
1 Review
This book provides everything you'll ever need in a guidebook. It is an inspiring background read, an invaluable on-the-spot companion, and a superb souvenir of your visit: Evocative photography. Insight Guides are renowned for their great pictures, which vividly convey a sense of everyday life, Illuminating text. Expert local writers bring to life the country's history, culture, arts, and, above all, its people, Incisive evaluations. From the subtropical north to windswept Tierra del Fuego, and from the Andes to the broad, elegant avenues of Buenos Aires, it's all here, Detailed, cross-referenced maps. All sites are clearly highlighted and numbered in relation to the text, Full listings. All the travel details, hotels, restaurants, and phone numbers you'll need. Book jacket.

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User Review  - beth - Goodreads

This book (I hope) will really prepare me for my trip to Argentina. The authors spend a great deal of time explaining the culture and history of the place you are visiting. It is not so much a guide ... Read full review

Contents

Argentina
6
Transportation 336
9
Bienvenidos
15
History
26
From Conquest to Independence
37
AfroArgentines
41
Travelers Tales
45
Caudillos Tyrants
53
Quebrada de Humahuaca
261
Uspallata Pass
275
Valle de la Luna
281
rJMU
295
Los Alerces
304
Los Cardones 254
314
Talampaya 283
331
Transportation
336

Evita
64
The Modern Democracy
69
Argentine Writers
168
Around Buenos Aires
189
Coast and Sierras
197
Central Sierras
211
The Northeast
229
Iguaz˙ Falls
235
Ojos del Salado Volcano
243
Palermo 179
340
The Northeast
342
Around Buenos Aires 190
346
Mar y Sierras
349
Shopping
356
Language
367
Further Reading
373
Around Bariloche 301
378

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