Lonely Planet Ecuador and the Galapagos Islands

Lonely Planet Ecuador and the Galapagos Islands
Edition year: 2009
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Reviewer: Carl Warren Gilmore from Woodstock, IL USA

This book was recommended by a friend who had been to Ecuador, and for good reason. The descriptions are give just enough information without missing the key points. I tried some of the more obscure places that were recommended by the Guide and found all of them to be worth the trip. The comments were pretty good and accurate, so if the authors tell you not to miss something, don't miss it and vice versa.

The historical notes are accurate. Combine the book with a trip to the US State Department websites to get a good, rounded background.

I also visited the Galapagos, and the book was too skimpy and rudimentary. The animal pictures are fine but quite incomplete. Don't rely on this guide if you are going to the Islands.

Overall, a handy book. I read or skimmed a few other books in preparation for my trip and this one was equaly to or better than the rest.


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