Moon Spotlight Lake Titicaca

By and
First Edition, January 2011
Pages: 64

Print
Price: $6.95 USD
ISBN: 9781598806731


Moon Spotlight Lake Titicaca is a 64-page compact guide covering the best of Lake Titicaca and Peru’s Canyon Country, including Islas Amantaní and Taquile, Colca Canyon, and Arequipa. Husband-and-wife writing team Ross Wehner & Renée del Gaudio offer their firsthand advice on must-see attractions and activities, and sightseeing highlight maps make planning your time easy. This lightweight guide is packed with recommendations on sights, entertainment, shopping, recreation, accommodations, food, and transportation, as well as helpful maps, making navigating this striking and colorful region uncomplicated and enjoyable.

This Spotlight guidebook is excerpted from Moon Peru.

Ross Wehner is the founder of Village Leaders, an organization that sends volunteers overseas to work with and learn from community leaders. Before that, he worked for seven years as a journalist in Peru and other Latin American countries. He has written for the San Francisco Chronicle, Mother Jones, Outside, and other publications, and has also worked as a wilderness educator for the National Outdoor Leadership School (NOLS). Ross holds an M.A. in Spanish and Latin American Literature from the University of Virginia.

As an architect, Renée del Gaudio has long considered Machu Picchu to be the world’s finest example of architecture integrating with a landscape. She holds an M.A. in architecture from the University of Washington in Seattle and currently works for Semple Brown Design in Denver, Colorado. Her designs have been published in Dwell and House Beautiful, which ranked her as one of the Top 25 Next Wave Designers in America. She is an avid backpacker and has traveled widely throughout Europe, Asia, and Latin America.

Renée and Ross live in Denver and have two children, Sebastian and Francesca, and a fluffy white cat named Scout.