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Last Frontiers' articles for Guianas (all categories)

Green Mansions: A Romance of the tropical Forest - W H Hudson

Dover publication. Probably the best known work of fiction set in the Amazon. Read more»

Posted in: Novels

The Creature in the Map - Charles Nicholl

Fascinating account of both Ralegh's expeditions and a documentary that Nicholl made for Channel 4 television 'In Search of El Dorado'. Read more»

Posted in: Travel books

South American Handbook

Footprint Travel guides. Published regularly since 1924. This is the bible, even though you have to take all the countries with you. The individual country versions are on thicker paper with more background information, but the travel information is just as good in this book and worth investing in,... Read more»

Posted in: Guide books

Lonely Planet

We do not recommend Lonely Planet for South America - they are generally out of date and quite opinionated. Read more»

Posted in: Guide books

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