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The Amazon: The Bradt Travel Guide is the leading travel guide to the Amazon rainforest of tropical
South America. Published by Bradt Travel Publications, it has sold more than 15,000 copies worldwide and is
available at bookstores and on-line. The third edition, published September, includes expanded sections on
web resources, and updates (including all email and website info) on tours, hotels, lodges, restaurants and
Part One GENERAL INFORMATION
What sets this book apart? As well as the data you'd expect in a top-notch travel guide, it
devotes 60 pages to wildlife and natural history (plus dozens of color photos). It's
"one-stop shopping" for a complete adventure. Environmentally and culturally sensitive
travel is emphasized.
Whether you're with a tour group or travelling independently, the book caters to you. With
everything that's in this book, you can design the trip of your dreams. Part One has plenty
directly relevant to personal travel needs and specific interests.
Sixty pages of natural history information offer a comprehensive account of Amazon geology,
geography, plants and animalsthe most wildlife and nature information of any travel guide.
The remaining five chapters, one for each major Amazon country, contain travel details including:
• embassy addresses world-wide for each country
Practical travel tips, hints and inside information help you plan your trip and smooth the way as you go. Use the book before, during and after your journey. It's ideal pre-trip briefing and on-the-move travel reading. When you get back you'll want to learn more about what you experienced. There are resources to help you contribute to rainforest conservation and there's lots of handy reference material for once you get back home. Enjoy!