The guide to India is a useful handbook to an extraordinary country. The introductory colour section includes photography of the country's many highlights in the 42 Things Not To Miss section, from boating on the backwaters of Kerala to taking in a cricket match at the Oval Maiden in Mumbai. It provides comprehensive accounts of every attraction from the vibrant cities and elaborate temples to Himalayan peaks and palm-fringed beaches. There is also practical advice on activities as diverse as camel trekking in the Rajasthan desert, rafting on the Indus and hiking through the lunar landscapes of Ladakh. The listings sections provide hundreds of insider reviews of the best hotels, hostels, restaurants, bars, shops and museums in every city and village. The authors also give an informed insight into India's history, politics, religion, music and cinema, providing a valuable context to the reader's trip.
Venture across every inch of this prosperous and stable central European country, from the cosmopolitan capital of Vienna--packed with cultural offerings and late-night musikcafes--to the awesome Alpine backwaters of the Tyrol or winemaking villages. Learn how to stretch your budget in what can be an expensive country to visit. 40 maps. color photos.
This new pocket-format Rough Guide gets up close to the greatest outdoor spectacle in the USA. Along with environmental and historical background, the guide includes coverage of all the practicalities and options for specific types of Canyon experiences from camping and mule trips to back country hiking, river rafting, horse-riding, and helicopter tours. Photos.
'The Rough Guide to Peru' is a comprehensive handbook for the independent traveller that provides entertaining coverage of all the sights, detailed listings of the best places to stay and eat, and practical advice for outdoor pursuits.
A handbook to the diverse Caribbean nation that comprises the small is land of Tobago and its more rural and much larger neighbour, Trinidad. Features include: critical listings of the best places to stay and eat; practical tips on how to explore; and coverage of the islands' cultural life, including Trinidad's world-famous carnival, traditional Indian festivals, indigenous music and local folklore. The guide also provides tips on birdwatching and exploring forested peaks and mangrove flats, as well as diving and snorkelling.
THE ROUGH GUIDE TO NEPAL is the ultimate guide to this beautiful and varied country. Features include: Full-colour section introducing Nepal's highlights. Unrivalled accounts of all the sights, from legendary Kathmandu and the peaks around Pokhara, to the jungles and ethnic diversity of the Tarai region. Incisive reviews of the best places to stay, eat, drink and shop, whatever your budget. Detailed chapters on trekking, rafting and mountain-biking. Comprehensive background on Nepalese culture, politics and the environment. Maps and plans for every region.
The Rough Guide Dictionary Phrasebook will have you talking Egyptian Arabic as soon as you arrive.It's features include - Comprehensive two-way word lists; Dialogues for situations you'll ncounter; Tips on customs, etiquette and slang; Detailed menu readers for food and drink; The rules of the language; Colour highlighting for fast access .