`Jacobs's unmannered style and easy erudition is a delight ... Andes is as assured as any of the prime travel classics' --Guardian
`Anyone with an interest in the region will delight in its many treasures' --Financial Times
'Filled with exhilaration ... Jacobs is courageous, curious and able to conjure a sense of wonder about what he sees' --Literary Review
`Makes for vivid reading ... he entices out of his encounters a human warmth and depth' --Independent
`A well-researched compendium of Andean adventures'
About the Author
MICHAEL JACOBS was born in Italy and studied Art History in London and the US. He is the author of several travel books, and was short-listed for the 2004 Thomas Cook prize. He lives in Spain and London