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The Rough Guide To Peru
'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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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
Jul 29, 2008 Vanessa rated it liked it · review of another edition
Recommends it for: Anyone travelling to Peru
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.