Author(s): Daniel Jacobs, Rough Guides, Stephen Keeling
The Rough Guide to Colombia
• Discover this exciting countrywith the most incisive and entertaining guidebook on the market. Whether youplan to experience the buzz of reborn Medell n, learn salsa in Cali or go diving in gorgeous Providencia, The Rough Guide to Colombia will show you the ideal places to sleep, eat,drink, shop and visit along the way.
• Independent, trusted reviews written with Rough Guides’ trademark blend of humour, honesty and insight, to help you get the most out of your visit, with options to suit every budget.
• Full-colour maps throughout – navigate the barrios of Bogot or Cartagena’s atmospheric Centro Hist rico without needing to get online.
• Stunning images – arich collection of inspiring colour photography.
• Things not to miss – Rough Guides’ rundown of Colombia’s bestsights and experiences.
• Itineraries – carefully planned routes to help you organize your trip.
• Detailed regional coverage – whether off the beaten track or in more mainstream tourist destinations, this travel guide has in-depth practical advice for every step of the way.
• Areas covered include: Bogot and around the Caribbean coast San Andr s and Providencia Medell n and the ZonaCafetera Cali and the southwest the Pacific coast’ Los Llanos and Amazonas.
• Attractions include: the colonial churches of Popay n Parque Nacional Natural LosNevados Bogot ‘s museums adventure sports in San Gil the tombs of Tierrandentro Johnny Cay Villa de Levya the statues of San Agust n Parque Nacional Natural Tayrona Cartagena’s Old Town Zipaqu ra Salt Cathedral salsa in Cali and Mompox.
• Basics – essential pre-departure practical information including getting there, local transport, accommodation, food and drink, the media, festivals, sports and outdoor activities, health, culture and etiquette, shopping, travelling with children and more.
• Background information – a Contexts chapter devoted to history, nature, music, religion and recommended books, plus a Spanish language section and glossary.
• Make the Most of Your Time on Earth with The Rough Guide to Colombia