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Complete Peru Travel & Tourism Guide

Posted by Marco Antonio Mendoza Thursday, May 20, 2010

Planning on traveling to Peru in the near future?  Well today while at work I came across this website called "issuu" which offered a complete viewable copy of Frommer's Peru Travel and Tourism Guide.  The website is some form of literary YouTube where members can upload any kind of literary document from magazines to books.  It's an interesting website and frankly I was quite surprised when I came across it, and yet found it odd that I had never heard of it before. 


Anyways the Frommer's Peru travel guide is quite useful as a informational resource for those who are interested in visiting Peru or who are perhaps planning on traveling to Peru.  The guide has everything from places and attractions to visit to recommended hotel accommodations and restaurants.  The book is a complete travel guide/companion.  The book is the 2nd edition and was published in 2004 so it's somewhat outdated but still has lots of useful information that will have not changed since then.

The book is separated into several sections which I have taken the liberty of listing below for those who are curious but not yet convinced.

  • What's new in Peru
  • The Best of Peru
  • Planning your trip to Peru
  • The Active Vacation Planner
  • Lima
  • The Central Coast and Highlands
  • Cusco
  • Machu Picchu & The Sacred Valley of the Incas
  • Southern Peru
  • Amazon Basin
  • Northern Peru

The book also comes complete with several useful and informative maps that are broken down by region and included in each section.  All in all I would highly recommend checking out the book for those who are going to be travelling to Peru soon, especially for the first time.  The best part is you can save some money on having to buy a brand new travel guide.  I also highly recommend the website Issuu as it is an interesting concept, one which was ranked by TIME.com as one of 2009's TOP 50 websites!

3 comments

  1. Anonymous Says:
  2. What a great find. I had never heard of this site either. Now I'm really interested to see what else they have. Unfortunately it's an older edition so the info is probably a bit out of date, but it's definitely useful anyway.

     
  3. Christian Says:
  4. What a great find. I had never heard of this site either. Now I'm really interested to see what else they have. Unfortunately, it's an older edition, so the info is probably a bit out of date, but it's definitely useful anyway. I tweeted this with a link to your article. Thanks for the tip, and I hope it brings you some more readers.

    Christian

     
  5. Hey Christian,

    I thought it was a pretty amazing find myself, and I thought the website was also pretty amazing as well. Still surprised that I never heard anything about it before. Thanks for the tweet and link!

    Marco

     

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