South American Handbook 2004

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Footprint, 2003 - Travel - 1552 pages
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Footprint's South American Handbook, the longest-running guidebook in the English language, celebrates its 80th anniversary this year. As the Minneapolis Star Tribune declared, it is "amazingly detailed, updated every year, and has good city maps. It has set the standard since 1924." The same could be said for Footprint's 80 other travel guides as well. Covering more than 120 of the world's most exciting destinations, Footprint guides offer everything discerning travelers need to get the most out of their trip.

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Review: South American Handbook 2009 (Footprint)

User Review  - Daniel - Goodreads

Nothing compares to the Lonely Planet guides for the down-and-dirty what-you-need-to-know for travel. But with Footprints I'm reaching out for new sources. Read full review

Review: South American Handbook 2009 (Footprint)

User Review  - Genevra - Goodreads

Actually, I have the 2008 edition, but I imagine this one's equally bad. Why is it so hard to write a decent travel book? Read full review

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About the author (2003)

Ben has been the editor of the South American Handbook since 1989 and associate editor for many more years. In this role he has travelled to almost every corner of Latin America. He has a doctorate in Spanish and Portuguese Studies and has been writing about contemporary Iberian and Latin American affairs since 1980.

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