Footprint Marrakech & the High Atlas Handbook: The Travel Guide

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Publishing Group West, Mar 1, 2002 - Travel - 320 pages
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Aimed at intelligent and imaginative travelers of all ages and budgets, Footprint travel guides are synonymous with discovery and adventure. Each one assumes the journey-taker wants to escape the crowd and still experience the spirit of each country.

-- "A Foot in the Door" summarizes the highlights of a trip, the characteristics of a country, and what to expect

-- "Essentials" is a comprehensive survival inventory -- what to do in the event of a snakebite or what a shake of the finger may suggest

-- "The Travel Zone" explains a locale in terms of its history and background, points the reader to sights in and around the area, and includes full listings and directories of services

-- Footprint's fully indexed maps in both color and black and white are designed by its own cartographic team

-- Lively, enlightening, respectful prose by writers who are hip to what's happening

-- Compact size designed to fit into the traveler's pocket or bag

-- Special travelproof construction with sturdy polyurethane binding that resists heat, humidity, and cold

-- Provides easy itineraries in and around mythical Marrakech

-- Includes advice on exploring the Red City and magnificent palace museums and on adventuring in the High Atlas including trekking, skiing, and 4WD excursions

-- Suggests where to sample the tastiest Moroccan dishes

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About the author (2002)

Mcguinness has travelled widely in North Africa since 1980. He has taught at the University of Tunis and worked freelance as a translator and conference interpreter. He has a Ph.D. in urban planning, looking at housing provision for low-income groups in Tunisia.

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