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The Rough Guide To Peru

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'The Rough Guide to Peru' is a handbook for the independent traveller that provides coverage of all the sights, listings of the best places to stay and eat, and advice for outdoor pursuits.
Paperback, 6th Edition
Published October 1st 2006 by Rough Guides Limited (first published September 1st 1985)
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Christine
Apr 21, 2013 rated it really liked it
Shelves: non-fiction, travel
I'm a Rough Guide fan for a number of reasons, most all of them having to do w organization. I like that the country is split up into regions, and the section for each region is clearly marked and begins with a good map and a list of highlights. The writing style is very clear and informal. The guides have some color, making them easier to read. Finally, each book contains short essays on the history, art, and politics of the country. Of course no guide book is comprehensive, but Rough Guides ar ...more
Vanessa
Jul 29, 2008 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: Anyone travelling to Peru
Shelves: travel-books
Pretty good guide -- especially in comparison to the more popular and over-marketed, Lonely Planet Guide. Excellent political and historical section. Also pretty comprehensive in terms of sites to see, places to stay , etc.
Paul
Feb 23, 2015 rated it liked it
Not as good as Frommers but still packed with useful tips
Steve
Jul 14, 2013 rated it liked it
Lacks the depth of a guide book like Frommers or Rick Steve's, but still a very competent look at Peru
Geraldine
Aug 05, 2007 rated it liked it
Missed out on some details I would have liked (how exactly to catch a bus from the airport...yeah...) but good overall.
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