Discover Western Canada with Marco Polo!
This compact, straightforward guide is clearly structured for ease of use. It gets you right to the heart of the region, and provides you with all the latest information and lots of Insider Tips for a thrilling Canada adventure. - Includes a road atlas and an additional pull-out map - Clear, user-friendly structure and layout - Get your bearings with the 'Where to Start' panels and ensure you don't miss out on the key sights using the 'Highlights' section - The 'Best Of' pages feature unique aspects of the region and also suggest places to go for free, tips for things to do when it's raining and good places to relax. Insider Tips and much more besides: Marco Polo enables you to fully experience Western Canada, from the hip metropolis of Vancouver to the powder snow paradise of the Rocky Mountains. With this Marco Polo guide you'll arrive in the country and know immediately 'where to start'.
Discover what other attractions there are apart from the whales, bears and virgin forests of the Pacific Rim National Park and the gold rush town of Dawson City on the Klondike River, when you should visit the Adams River in order to experience the spectacular "Salmon Run" as hundreds of thousands of bright red salmon force their way through knee-deep water, and that among the 24,000 cowboy boots in the Alberta Boot shop in Calgary you're sure to find a pair that fits. With the Marco Polo Excursions and Tours you can explore Western Canada and The Rockies along specific planned routes, and the Low Budget tips will help you to save money. The author's Insider Tips encourage you to experience the region in an individual and authentic way, to make the most out of your trip. Don't go on holiday without a Marco Polo guide!
About the Author
Marco Polo was supposedly born in Venetian Republic, in what is now Venice, Italy. There are also stories and various documents which point to his ancestry originating in Korčula, Croatia.
He was a well known trader and an explorer. He recorded his adventures in a book published as "The Travels of Marco Polo". The original copies of his works are lost.
Series: Marco Polo Travel Guides
Number Of Pages: 144
Published: 1st April 2014
Publisher: MAIRDUMONT GmbH & Co. KG
Country of Publication: DE
Dimensions (cm): 19.0 x 10.8 x 1.3
Weight (kg): 0.23