The Rough Guide to Ecuador & the Galápagos Islands (Paperback)
The Rough Guide to Ecuador & the Galápagos Islands is the definitive travel guide to this captivating country.
In-depth coverage of Ecuador's incomparable wildlife, vibrant indigenous cultures, and awe-inspiring scenery takes you to the most rewarding spots—from the Amazon rain forest to the heights of the Andes to glorious, laid-back beach resorts—and stunning color photography brings the land to life on the pages.
Discover Ecuador's highlights, with expert advice on exploring the best colonial cities, participating in ancient festivals, scaling volcanoes and learning Spanish, straddling the Equator, and swimming with turtles, penguins, sea lions, and even sharks. This guidebook includes extensive coverage of the capital, Quito, and the Galápagos Islands, the world's premier wildlife destination.
Easy-to-use maps, reliable advice on how to get around, and insider reviews of the best hotels, restaurants, bars, clubs, and shops for all budgets ensure that you won't miss a thing.
Make the most of your time with The Rough Guide to Ecuador & the Galápagos Islands.
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Sara Humphreys is a freelance researcher, writer, and educator. Her main claim to journalistic fame is that she simultaneously worked for the Sun and the Guardian, albeit in Botswana. Otherwise, she has toiled, traveled, and tarried in various countries in Latin America, Africa, and Europe, and, when not energetically bailing out a dugout in Panama, can be found swinging in a hammock in Barbados.