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The Amazon

Author: Roger Harris; Peter Hutchison
Publisher: Chalfont St. Peter : Bradt Travel Guides ; Guilford, Conn. : Globe Pequot Press, 2007.
Series: Bradt travel guide.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 3rd edView all editions and formats
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This new edition has been completely revised with updated information on hotels, lodges, and tour operators. It covers all nine countries of the Amazon Basin and Orinoco and includes a detailed illustrated natural history section on native species and habitats. The Amazon is an ideal place to suit the needs of eco-travelers, naturalists, sports enthusiasts, and explorers. Travelers are given sound advice on  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Guidebooks
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Roger Harris; Peter Hutchison
ISBN: 9781841621739 1841621730
OCLC Number: 80332513
Notes: Previous edition: Chalfont St. Peter: Bradt, 2003.
Includes index.
Description: x, 406 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color), maps (some color) ; 22 cm.
Contents: History and background --
Practical information --
Mounting your own expedition --
Health and safety --
Natural history --
Indigenous tribes and settlers --
Colombia --
Ecuador --
Peru --
Bolivia --
Brazil.
Series Title: Bradt travel guide.
Responsibility: Roger Harris & Peter Hutchison.

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This new edition has been completely revised with updated information on hotels, lodges, and tour operators. It covers all nine countries of the Amazon Basin and Orinoco and includes a detailed illustrated natural history section on native species and habitats. The Amazon is an ideal place to suit the needs of eco-travelers, naturalists, sports enthusiasts, and explorers. Travelers are given sound advice on eco-travel, combating perils, and planning their own expedition.

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