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Lapland - Laponia - Bradt - Guía de Viaje - 2011

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Lapland.

Laponia.
Idioma: INGLÉS.
Autor: James Proctor.
Rústica, 208 páginas.
16 páginas de fotos a color y 29 mapas.
Publicado: Octubre 2011 (2ª edición).
ISBN: 9781841623658.
Formato: 216 mm x 135 mm.

Spanning the northernmost fringes of Norway, Sweden and Finland, Lapland offers exciting winter and summer adventures. Take in the indigenous Sámi culture, experience a husky safari or snorkel alongside killer whales. Scandinavia enthusiast James Proctor leads visitors across magical frozen scenery, from the world-famous ICEHOTEL and the stunning Laponia World Heritage area to the Arctic's midnight sun – 24-hours of unbroken sunlight. Whether on an organised tour or travelling independently, Bradt's Lapland is the essential travel companion. Now in its second edition, it's the only guidebook to this wintry wonderland.

PART ONE GENERAL INFORMATION

Chapter 1 Background information
Geography and climate, History, Government and politics, Sámi economy, People, Language, Religion and mythology, Culture, Natural history

Chapter 2 Practical information
When to visit, Highlights – and distances, Tour operators, Red Tape, Embassies, Getting there and away, Health and safety, Women and gay travellers, What to take, Money and banking, Getting around, Accommodation, Eating and drinking, Public holidays and festivals, Shopping, Arts and entertainment, Media and communications, Time

PART TWO THE GUIDE

Chapter 3 Swedish Lapland: Luleå to Riksgränsen

Chapter 4 Narvik and the islands

Chapter 5 From the Gulf of Bothnia to the Arctic Ocean

Chapter 6 Finnish Lapland: Rovaniemi to the Finnmark Plateau

Chapter 7 Norwegian Lapland: Tromsø to Kirkenes

Appendix 1 Language

Appendix 2 Glossary of Finnish, Norwegian, Sámi and Swedish terms

Appendix 3 Further Information

Index