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Lonely Planet Ecuador & the Galapagos Islands (Ecuador and the Galapagos Islands, 6th Ed) by Rob Rachowiecki, Danny Palmerlee
Publisher : Lonely Planet
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From the beautifully preserved colonial capital of Quito to remote Andean villages such as Chugchilán, Ecuador presents innumerable options for independent travelers. Whether you're interested in climbing the magnificent volcanoes of the Andean highlands, exploring the jungle of the verdant Oriente or swimming with sea lions in the equatorial waters off ...


Galapagos Islands Map by Treaty Oak, Kevin Healey
Publisher : ITMB Publishing
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ITMB Publishing (International Travel Maps and Books) of Vancouver, Canada, has published detailed reference and travel maps of countries, regions, and cities around the world since 1985. The company's titles include many that are unique or the first of their kind, including the first commercially available travel map of South America.

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The Birds of Ecuador: Field Guide by Robert S. Ridgely, Paul J. Greenfield, Frank B. Gill
Publisher : Comstock Pub Assoc
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Galapagos Wildlife: A Visitor's GUide by David Horwell, Pete Oxford
Publisher : Bradt Travel Guides
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An excellent geological, climatic, and historical introduction to the islands is followed by coverage of the islands' unique plants, invertebrates, reptiles, birds, mammals, and seashore and underwater creatures and where they may be seen. Written and photographed by licensed Gal'apagos tour guides. Includes some 120 fine color photos.Book News, I...


Insight Guide Ecuador (Serial) by Pam Barrett, Insight Guides
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The Quark and the Jaguar: Adventures in the Simple and the Complex by Murray Gell-Mann
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In this sweeping synthesis, Nobel Prize-winning physicist Gell-Mann ponders the universe's mix of simplicity and complexity, regularity and randomness, as he ranges from quarks (the fundamental subatomic particles which he discovered) to complex adaptive systems like bacteria developing resistance to antibiotics, mobile robots, jaguars, and people interact...


Culture Shock!: Ecuador by Nicholas B. Crowder
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Culture Shock! Ecuador Nowhere on earth will you find such a unique and diverse country as Ecuador. It is a complex place which requires time and compassion to understand. Informed, fluent, involved, intelligent and luridly realistic. Nicholas will equip you with all the tools you will need to understand this land with a rich and tumultuous history. Culture Shoc...


Floreana: A Woman's Pilgrimage to the Galapagos by Margret Wittmer, Margaret Wittmer, Julian Fitter
Publisher : Moyer Bell Ltd
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Although the adventure detailed in this autobiography is extraordinary, the account itself is rendered less so by the author's emphasis on personalities over events, with a humorless determination to expose the flaws in others, and by her lack of introspection about her role as a pioneer/explorer. In 1932, when Wittmer (then pregnant), her husband, Heinz, ...


Let's Go 2003: Peru, Ecuador & Bolivia by Inc. Let's Go
Publisher : Let's Go Travel Pubns
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"The grand-daddy of budget guides"
--The New York Times

"Guides that penetrate the veneer of holiday brochures and mine the grit of real life"
--The Economist


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Plundering Paradise : The Hand of Man on the Galapagos Islands by Michael D'Orso
Publisher : Perennial
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When Charles Darwin first set foot on the Gal pagos Islands in 1831, he was captivated by an Eden untouched by man. But when D'Orso (Like Judgment Day) arrived on the scene in 1999, it was a different species all together that had brought him and that he found worthy of Darwin-like study-man. D'Orso explains that 3% of the Gal pagos Islands are o...


Moon Handbooks: Ecuador 2 Ed: Including the Galapagos Islands by Julian Smith
Publisher : Avalon Travel Publishing
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PACIFIC, ANDES, AMAZON Hidden beaches, snowcapped peaks, lush rainforest: veteran South America adventurer Julian Smith guides you to the very best of Ecuador and its Galapagos Islands, with: Descriptions of outdoor adventures, including backpacking, kayaking, and mountain-climbing, and details on navigating the infamous Nariz del Diablo on the roof of a trai...


The Galapagos Islands: A Natural History Guide, Fifth Edition (Odyssey Illustrated Guides) by Pierre Constant
Publisher : Odyssey Publications
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For cruisers or other package tourers, this is, by far, the best Galapagos guide on the market.

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The Galapagos Islands: The Essential Handbook for Exploring, Enjoying and Understanding Darwin's Enchanted Islands by Marylee Stephenson
Publisher : Mountaineers Books
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A dedicated amateur naturalist presents an updated guide to visiting Ecuador's Galapagos Islands. Covers the plants, birds, mammals, reptiles, and underwater creatures; major islands and visitor sites; and travel tips, from planning a visit to what to bring. Illustrations are all new to this edition, including eight pages of color, and variable b&w, photos....


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Trekking in Ecuador (Trekking) by Robert Kunstaetter, Daisy Kunstaetter, Ben Box
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Trekking is our passion. Between 2000 and 2002 we explored 30 new trekking routes to write "Trekking in Ecuador", the most up-to-date hiking guide for this country. It remains an unforgettable experience and taught us that, however well we might know Ecuador, there would always be more to discover here.

We are graduates of the National Outdoor Leadership Schoo...


The Traveler's Guide to the Galapagos Islands by Barry Boyce
Publisher : Hunter Publishing, Inc.
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Intrepid travelers interested in natural history who can afford to spend a pretty penny for the privilege of roughing it may consider vacationing in the Galapagos Islands, a province of Ecuador where tourism is tightly controlled in order to protect the fragile environment. Boyce reviews the islands' history, explains its ecology and the evolution of its wil...


Marine Life of the Galapagos: A Diver's Guide to the Fishes, Whales, Dolphins and Other Marine Invertebrates (Odyssey Guides) by Pierre Constant
Publisher : Odyssey Pubns
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Pierre Constant studied at the University of Pierre and Marie Curie, Paris VI, where he received his degree in Biology-Geology in 1975, followed by a Master's in Geology in 1979. In 1980, he went to Ecuador to work as a naturalist-guide on cruise boats around the Galápagos Islands. After two years living on the islands, he returned to France and publ...


Ecuador by Bbec Berndtson
Publisher : Berndtson & Berndtson Verlag Publications
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Laminated road and travel map with city plans. Scale 1:1,000,000.

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My Father's Island: A Galapagos Quest by Johanna Angermeyer, Johanna A. Fox
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The author never knew her father, Hans Angermeyer, nor was she familiar with the circumstances of his last years or death. He was one of five brothers who left Nazi Germany in 1935, sailing to the Galapagos Islands to make a new home. In Ecuador, he married an American widow, Emmasha, who had a small son. They had one child and another on the way when war ...


Rough Guide to Ecuador (Rough Guide. Ecuador) by Harry Ades, Melissa Graham, Rough Guides
Publisher : Rough Guides
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INTRODUCTION

"Ecuador, so tiny on the map of the world, has always possessed the grandeur of a great country to those who know her well." Albert B. Franklin, Ecuador: Portrait of a People

Sitting on the equator between Colombia and Peru, Ecuador is the smallest of the Andean nations, covering an area no bigger than Nevada. For all its diminutive size, howe...


The Galapagos Affair by John Treherne
Publisher : Garnder's UK
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?Quite the most extraordinary story I have ever read.? -- Evening Standard

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Ecuador Map by Jack Joyce, International Travel Maps, Kevin Healey
Publisher : ITMB Publishing
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Text: English, Spanish

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Spectacular Galapagos: Exploring an Extraordinary World by Tui De Roy
Publisher : Hugh Lauter Levin Associates
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Over millions of years the story of the Galapagos has been one of birth, death, and rebirth, as volcanoes rise above the "hot spot" only to crumble back into the sea and be replaced by new ones. This cycle has given way to a "magic web" where antediluvian dragons sleep alongside gull chicks and, in the sun-baked interiors, gigantic cacti become the only source o...


Galapagos : World’s End by William Beebe
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Nelles Peru & Ecuador Travel Map by Nelles
Publisher : Nelles Maps
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Text: English, German, French, Spanish

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