This book is an indispensable guide to the "Real" South America,
far away from the malls, casinos and resorts. This book is
designed to provide the adventurous traveler with new, exciting
and safe travel options to South America.
This book does not focus on the main tourist spots but
instead focuses on those areas that
are relatively unspoiled by the tourist industry, yet still
accessible by the adventuresome tourist. If you are looking for
a book that describes the luxury resorts, shopping malls and
casino destinations, this is not the book for you.
On the other hand, this is not a camping book. All destinations
in this book have clean, safe hotels, fantastic restaurants and
friendly natives. What you won’t find are fast-food chains,
strip-malls and the schmaltz that is found in most major ports.
The areas we describe in this book are developed enough to be
comfortable (air conditioning, cell phones, Internet and
Television), yet undeveloped enough to retain their original
* Find the best-value getaways,
insider secrets and hidden treasures of South America
* Get away from the schmaltz and glitter of
the major tourist destinations.
* Learn the history, culture and customs South America.
* See tips for the hot South