Frommer's Peru

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John Wiley & Sons, Jun 24, 2010 - Travel - 480 pages
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  • Expert advice on the best jungle cruises, trekking, mountain biking, and surfing.
  • Tips on exploring Lima, the Central Coast & Highlands, Cusco, the Sacred Valley of the Incas, Lake Titicaca, Arequipa, Colca Canyon and Amazonia.
  • Unforgettable experiences like flying over the Nasca Lines, hiking the Inca Trail and gazing at Macchu Picchu
  • "Best of" features cover the most intriguing ruins, best museums, best nature experiences, small towns and villages, architecture, festivals and celebrations, local dining and more.
  

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User Review  - brendajanefrank - LibraryThing

Good recommendations on places to stay, dining, sightseeing. However, the book needs to be updated. You need to check on prices, hours, etc. before relying on the information provided. Much is not ... Read full review

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User Review  - Sori - Goodreads

The restaurant recommendations were only alright, and I think the author overstressed how "dangerous" some cities were. Maybe when he wrote the book his warnings were accurate, but we never felt unsafe in any of the places he warned about. Read full review

Contents

THE BEST OF PERU
1
The Best of Natural Peru
7
Tours
9
The Best Festivals
13
Bragging Rights
23
Peru Today 27 4 The Lay of the Land
35
Perus Arts Culture 34 6 Eating Drinking in Peru
41
Entry Requirements
48
Nasca
167
Ayacucho
175
Getting Around
188
Whereto Stay Dine
201
Where to Dine
205
Where to Dine in Central
207
What to See Do
213
What to See Do in Cusco
215

SUGGESTED PERU ITINERARIES
75
The Regions in Brief
77
The Best of Peru in 1 Week 78 4 10 Days with the Kids in Peru
83
Days with the Kids in Peru
84
Activities A to Z
90
Perus National Parks
97
Orientation
106
Lima at a Glance
107
Where to Stay
114
Where to Stay Dine
115
Whereto Dine
123
What to See Do
131
Pisco the Reserva Nacional
137
The Central Coast
151
Ica
161
Nasca
166
MACHU PICCHU THE SACRED VALLEY
238
Urubamba Environs
246
Ollantaytambo
255
Machu Picchu
262
Arequipa 309
268
Arequipas Colonial
317
in Arequipa
321
Colca Valley
330
Iquitos the Northern
356
SOUTHERN PERU 290
378
Chiclayo
395
Cajamarca
405
Máncora Perus Northern
418
PHRASES
451
INDEX
459
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About the author (2010)

Neil Edward Schlecht first trekked to Machu Picchu in 1983 during his junior year abroad in Quito, Ecuador, and he has continued making pilgrimages to Peru ever since. He is the author and co-author of a dozen travel guides (including Frommer's Barcelona Day by Day, Frommer's New York State, and Spain For Dummies), and his articles on travel, art, wine, and tennis have appeared in Galeria Antiqvaria, The Irish Times, CNN.com, and USOpen.com. After long stints in Spain and Brazil, he currently resides in Litchfield County, Connecticut.

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