South America on a Shoestring - Understand South America and Survival Guide (PDF Chapter)
This chapter contains the South America Today, History, South American People & Culture, Directory A–Z, Transportation, and Health chapters from Lonely Planet’s South America on a Shoestring guidebook.
All the info you need on everything from history, music, and contemporary lifestyles to flights, public transport, money, the internet... you name it. Get tips for women travellers, gay and lesbian travellers, and travellers with disabilities. And get the most out of your conversations with a handy language guide and glossary.
- a rundown on the vibrant music you’ll be dancing to all over the region
- info on South America’s optimistic future full of peace and prosperity
- full coverage of the continent’s drive towards independence and freedom from foreign rule
- details on the South American people and culture of today
Coverage includes: South America Today, History, South American People & Culture, Directory A–Z, Transportation, Health, and Behind the Scenes.