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Travel Writing and Guides - Latin America & Caribbean -

Related category: World - Latin America & Caribbean
Related booklists: Travel and Holidays - Green Guides, Women Travellers and Women's Travel Writing,

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Books are listed in order of year of publication - newest titles are at the top. There are 14 books in this booklist

This list represents some of the books on this subject that we have had in our shop - but there will be many more that we can order for you!

  • Cover image of book The Gringo Trail: A Darkly Comic Road Trip Through South America by Mark Mann
    The Gringo Trail: A Darkly Comic Road Trip Through South America - by Mark Mann

    £9.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9781849536080 | ISBN 10: 1849536082

    ...there I was in the middle of Bogotá, coked up to my eyeballs, in a hallwayholding two machetes, while some drunk Colombians argued about whetheror not to blow up a bar with a live hand grenade...   Asia has the hippie trail. South America has th ... more

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  • Cover image of book ˇViva South America! A Journey Through a Restless Continent by Oliver Balch
    ˇViva South America! A Journey Through a Restless Continent - by Oliver Balch

    £10.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9780571312467 | ISBN 10: 0571312462

    Simon Bolívar once inspired a continent to rise from serfdom and throw off the shackles of Spanish rule. With lance and law book, he and his fellow Liberators set the course for independence, freedom and equality.   ˇViva South America! sets ... more

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  • Cover image of book Short Walks from Bogota: Journeys in the New Colombia by Tom Feiling
    Short Walks from Bogota: Journeys in the New Colombia - by Tom Feiling

    £9.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9780241959909 | ISBN 10: 024195990x

    For decades, Colombia was the 'narcostate'. Now it's seen as one of the rising stars of the global economy. Where does the truth lie? How did a land likened to paradise by the first conquistadores become a byword for hell on earth? And how is it rebu ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Urban Circus: Travels with Mexico
    The Urban Circus: Travels with Mexico's Malabaristas - by Catriona Rainsford

    £9.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9781841624440 | ISBN 10: 1841624446

    The story opens in Chihuahua, North Mexico, with a chance meeting with a group of itinerant Mexican street performers. Entranced by their stories and free-roaming lifestyle, author Catriona Rainsford decides to go with them on what becomes a two-year ... more

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  • Cover image of book Wild Coast: Travels on South America
    Wild Coast: Travels on South America's Untamed Edge - by John Gimlette

    £9.99   paperback   (2012) - ISBN 13: 9781846682537 | ISBN 10: 1846682533

    John Gimlette travels to Guyana, to the Wild Coast in South America, and discovers his ancestral colonial history - one of brutal, cruel and often uncomfortable truths.   Between the Orinoco and the Amazon lies a fabulous forested land, ba ... more

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  • Cover image of book OxTravels: Meetings with Remarkable Travel Writers by Various authors, introduced by Michael Palin
    OxTravels: Meetings with Remarkable Travel Writers - by Various authors, introduced by Michael Palin

    £10.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9781846684968 | ISBN 10: 184668496x

    OxTravels is a collection of travel writing, which will act as a focus for the Oxfam Bookfest in 2011 donated by world class travel writers.   You have to go back to the 1980s and Granta's bestselling travel issue to find a book that com ... more

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  • Cover image of book Latin America Diaries by Ernesto
    Latin America Diaries - by Ernesto 'Che' Guevara

    £10.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9780980429275 | ISBN 10: 0980429277

    This sequel to The Motorcycle Diaries includes letters, poetry, and journalism that document Ernesto Guevara’s second Latin American journey following his graduation from medical school. After traveling through Bolivia, Peru, Ecuador, and Central Ame ... more

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  • Cover image of book Che
    Che's Travels: The Making of a Revolutionary in 1950s Latin America - by Paulo Drinot (Editor)

    £20.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9780822347675 | ISBN 10: 0822347679

    Ernesto “Che” Guevara twice traveled across Latin America in the early 1950s. Based on his accounts of those trips (published in English as The Motorcycle Diaries and Back on the Road), as well as other historical sources, Che’s Travels follows Guev ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Island That Dared: Journeys in Cuba by Dervla Murphy
    The Island That Dared: Journeys in Cuba - by Dervla Murphy

    £14.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9781906011468 | ISBN 10: 190601146x

    Take a three-generation family holiday in Cuba in the company of Dervla Murphy, her daughter and three young granddaughters and you have a Swallows and Amazon like adventure in the Caribean as they trek into the hills and along the coast as a family, ... more

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  • Cover image of book A Writer
    A Writer's World: Travels 1950-2000 - by Jan Morris

    £12.99   paperback   (2004) - ISBN 13: 9780571215256 | ISBN 10: 0571215254

    In a wonderfully evocative collection of her travel writing and reportage from over five decades, Jan Morris has produced a unique portrait of the late twentieth century - from New York to Venice, from the first ascent of Everest to the fall of the B ... more

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  • Cover image of book Bonjour Blanc: A Journey Through Haiti by Ian Thomson
    Bonjour Blanc: A Journey Through Haiti - by Ian Thomson

    £12.99   paperback   (2004) - ISBN 13: 9780099452157 | ISBN 10: 0099452154

    Haiti: one thinks of voodoo, Papa Doc, political violence and desperate poverty. In Bonjour Blanc, Thompson explores all of the dread demons and eccentricities of this unhappy republic. He is initiated into the feared Bizzango religion, an African an ... more

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  • Cover image of book At the Tomb of the Inflatable Pig: A Riotous Journey Into the Heart of Paraguay by John Gimlette
    At the Tomb of the Inflatable Pig: A Riotous Journey Into the Heart of Paraguay - by John Gimlette

    £10.99   paperback   (2004) - ISBN 13: 9780099416555 | ISBN 10: 0099416557

    Paraguay - the name conjures up everything most exotic and extreme in South America. It's a place of hellish jungles, dictators, fraudsters and Nazis, utopian experiments, missionaries and lurid coups. It's not a place for the timid. It doesn't even ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Motorcycle Diaries by Ernesto
    The Motorcycle Diaries - by Ernesto 'Che' Guevara

    £8.99   paperback   (2004) - ISBN 13: 9780007172337 | ISBN 10: 0007172338

    In January 1952, two young men from Buenos Aires set out to explore South America on 'La Ponderosa', the Powerful One: a 500cc Norton. One of them was the twenty three year old Che Guevara. Written eight years before the Cuban revolution, these are C ... more

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  • Cover image of book Travelers
    Travelers' Tales of Old Cuba - by John Jenkins (Ed.)

    £11.95   paperback   (2002) - ISBN 13: 9781876175375 | ISBN 10: 1876175370

    Few places in the world are as colourful and interesting as Cuba, which has drawn travelers ever since it was "discovered" by Columbus in 1492. Magnificently evoking the romance and drama as well as darker episodes of slavery and tyranny, this book b ... more

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