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    The Amazon Highlights by Bradt

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    The best practical and cultural guide specifically dedicated to the Amazon in Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia and Brazil. Includes detailed sections on wildlife and the indigenous tribes.
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    Argentina NE & Uruguay by Lucy Cousins

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    A selective, practical guide for the traveller on any budget. Footprint began as a backpackers guide company, but has matured and expanded to give a good overview for all travellers. They are renowned for their South American guides and this one includes good historical and cultural information.
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    Chile & Easter Island by Lonely Planet

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    Although this guide is less detailed than any of the equivalent brands, it is a practical backpacker's guide with reliable travel information.
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    Brazil by Handbook

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    A durable, detailed guide to the country includes practical and historical information.
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    Bariloche and Argentine Lake District by Footprint Focus

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    Plenty of information on hiking and skiing in the Argentine Lake District, with maps for each region.
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    Patagonia by Footprint Focus

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    A slimmer, pocket-sized and abridged version of the more comprehensive hardback - perfect for a short trip.
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    Bolivia

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    Insightful and pocket-sized, the Footprint Focus in the smallest worthwhile guide to Bolivia. Great for listings and maps, but not so much in the way of background information.
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    Peru Highlights

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    A practical guide for the traveller on any budget with in-depth notes on wildlife, culture and customs and history. Written by one author, the information is also unified, thorough and well-written.
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    Recife & Northeast Brazil by Footprint Focus

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    A new guide to this increasingly popular beach enclave. Footprint includes detailed recommended itineraries, hotels, restaurants and practical transport tips for exploring inland.
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    Brazil Dream Trip by Footprint

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    Inspirational guide filled with detailed itineraries, illustrations and personal advice to help you book your dream trip.
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    Patagonia by Moon

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    A reliable, practical guide to Patagonia which includes sections on the Argentine and Chilean Lake Districts, Buenos Aires and Santiago.
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    Peru by Insight

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    A photographic guide that is a great companion for sightseeing and for getting excited about your trip beforehand. Strong on the cultural and historical information, but weaker than some on practical help and listings.
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    Chile & Easter Island by Insight

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    Weaker on practical and logistical information than the Rough Guide, and slightly bulkier, but being packed full of colour photographs accompanied by detailed cultural and historical information makes this is a great companion for the sightseer.
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    Galapagos Wildlife by Bradt

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    We highly recommend taking an additional wildlife guide with you to the Galapagos and this one is concise, well illustrated and thorough.
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    Peru by Eyewitness

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    This guide is much slimmer, with far less logistical information than the more practical equivalents, but the glorious colour photographs and cutaways and floor plans of the major sights, ensure that it is just the ticket for getting you excited about your trip and for taking on your excursions.
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    Argentina by Bradt

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    A practical guide for the traveller on any budget with in-depth notes on wildlife, culture and customs and history. Written by one author, the information is also unified, thorough and well-written.
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    Argentina by Insight

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    A popular, colourful guide with detailed historical and cultural information illustrated by plenty of colour photographs. Less useful for practical and logistical informtaion, and we have found it looks a little more dated than the Eyewitness equivalent.
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    Brazil by Lonely Planet

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    Reliable, steady, backpacker's guide, useful for travel logistics and hotel listings, although less good on cultural and historical information or recommended, out of the way suggestions.
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    Bolivia by Lonely Planet

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    A casual, backpacker's guide that is most useful for practical information and travelling logistics.
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    Bolivia by Rough Guide

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    A reliable, practical guide to Bolivia with well-written cultural and historical information and full colour maps.
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    Chile by Rough Guide

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    A good, practical guide for the traveller on a budget with reliable recommendations and detailed historical and cultural background.
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    Argentina by Lonely Planet

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    Typical fare from Lonely Planet, including useful practical and logistical information specifically catered for the backpacker.
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    Trekking in the Patagonian Andes by Lonely Planet

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    A useful little book detailing 32 treks in southern Chile and Argentina; also includes a brief illustrated chapter on the flora and fauna of the region.
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    Discover Peru by Lonely Planet

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    The Discover series are less detailed than Lonely Planet's original guides. Useful and practical for a quick visit to the key sites. Strong on accommodation, eating and transport.
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    Bahia & Salvador by Footprint Focus

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    A new, practical guide to this north-eastern region of Brazil. The beaches, diving sites and inland towns are covered in detail with recommended sights, hotels, restaurants, and travel tips. The maps are basic.