This new edition has been completely revised with updated information on hotels, lodges, and tour operators. It covers all nine countries of the Amazon Basin and Orinoco and includes a detailed illustrated natural history section on native species and habitats. The Amazon is an ideal place to suit the needs of eco-travelers, naturalists, sports enthusiasts, and explorers. Travelers are given sound advice on eco-travel, combating perils, and planning their own expedition.
*Revised travel safety and health information
*Amendments and updates to health and natural history information
*Expanded language glossary