Lonely Planet Healthy Travel Guide to Central and South America
Get the most out of your trip to Central and South America means staying healthy. Don't let a dodgy burrito bring you down. Stay happy and healthy tripping through the third world of our southern neighbors with this indispensable guide.
Get advice on immunizations and medical kits, plus all those health tips that'll keep you raring to go. The Lonely Planet Healthy Travel Guide to Central and South America is freshly updated by travel health expert Dr Tony Gherardin and Dr. Isabella Young and provides advice on immunizations, medical kits, and what to do if you start to run into problems.
Tailored advice for travelers of all ages and needs, the compact guide fits in a small pocket so you can carry it with you throughout your journey. There is clear advice on treating common travel illnesses possible when traveling throughout this region and you will learn from an illustrated guide to traditional medicine and useful rainforest plants. You’ll find safety tips for outdoor activities and high-altitude trekking. Plus, you’ll learn how to recognize and avoid wildlife hazards like leeches, piranhas and tarantulas.
A comprehensive first-aid section would help for minor scraps, diarrhoea, burns, and wounds as well as more serious injuries such as broken bones, infection, head and back injuries, and internal injuries. Over 400 pages in a five-inch book, the Lonely Planet Healthy Guide to Central and South America is loaded with additional advice on safe water, eating native diets, intestional problems, indigenous diseases, influenza, bug bites and stings, and there is even advice for traveling with seniors and children and gender specific medical information too.
- Tailored advice for travelers of all ages and needs.
- Clear advice on treating common travel illnesses.
- Guidelines on coping with high altitude.
- How to recognize and avoid wildlife hazards like leeches, piranhas and tarantulas.
- Illustrated guide to traditional medicine and useful rainforest plants.
- Comprehensive first-aid section.
Size: 5 1/2" x 4 1/2" x 3/4"
Weight: 14 lb.
Lonely Planet Guide Books have offices in Melbourne, Oakland and London, with over 500 office employees and 300+ on-the-road authors. Their focus as been to provide enriching informaton on site seeing, hotels, restaurants, and general travel tips. Lonely Planet now offers a wide-range of tips and planning guides for travelers of all financial means, whether you are traveling first class or on a budget.
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