This handy shirt pocket guide samples 252 species of common and spectacular birds of Lima, Cuzco, Machu Picchu, Manu and other popular destinations. Each gets a large color photograph and description but, alas, no range map.
Head-over-heels in love with the adventure, intrigue and bonhomie of archaeology, Hugh Thomson (The White Rock) explores Moches, Chavin, Nasca and other ancient civilizations of Peru. His tale is bracketed by an account of his discoveries with Gary Ziegler at Llactapata, a newly excavated observatory barely two miles from Machu Picchu.
Addison Cooke’s uncle is a world-famous researcher who discovers the first clue that leads to Incan treasure. After his uncle is kidnapped, the 12-year-old Addison and his friends must decipher the ancient clues and embark on an exciting adventure throughout South America to outsmart the kidnappers and save the treasure.