eBook The Rough Guide to Argentina, 1st Edition

  • Andrew Benson
  • Rosalba O'Brien
  • Shafik Meghji
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  • ISBN-10: 1409342638
  • ISBN-13: 9781409342632
  • DDC: 918.20473
  • Grade Level Range: 12th Grade +
  • 592 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2014 | Published/Released May 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2014
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The brand new, full-colour Rough Guide to Argentina is the definitive travel guide to this epic country, with in-depth coverage of its vibrant cities, rich culture and staggeringly diverse scenery. Lively accounts, clear maps and stunning photography throughout bring Argentina's attractions to life, from the thunderous IguazĂș Falls and ravishing capital Buenos Aires to Mendoza's celebrated vineyards and the wild and isolated snow-capped peaks of Tierra del Fuego. Discover shimmering mountain lakes, beautiful valleys and majestic glaciers; ride with gauchos; get seduced by tango; savour the world's finest steak; watch a superclĂĄsico football match; or pick up the trail of Bruce Chatwin across Patagonia's dramatic ice fields. With easy-to-use maps, reliable transport advice, inspiring itineraries and expert reviews of the best hotels, restaurants, bars, clubs and shops for all budgets, this indispensable guide will ensure that you don't miss a thing.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Inside This Book.
Title Page.
Introduction to Argentina.
Where to Go.
When to Go.
25 Things Not to Miss.
1: Basics.
2: Getting There.
3: Getting Around.
4: Accommodation.
5: Food and Drink.
6: The Media.
7: Festivals.
8: Sports.
9: Outdoor Activities.
10: Culture and Etiquette.
11: Travel Essentials.
12: The Guide.
13: Buenos Aires.
14: Buenos Aires Province.
15: Córdoba and the Central Sierras.
16: The Litoral and the Gran Chaco.
17: The Northwest.
18: Mendoza and El Cuyo.
19: The Lake District.
20: Patagonia.
21: Tierra del Fuego.
22: Contexts.
23: History.
24: Environment and Wildlife.
25: Music.
26: Books.
27: Language.
Small Print and Index.
Small Print.
About the Authors.
Map Symbols.