ROB RACHOWIECK is the author of many guides and an active member of the Society of American Travel Writers. He has traveled extensively throughout Peru since 1982, and written many books on the country, where he works as an adventure travel guide for excursions in the Andes and for cruises along the upper section of the Amazon River. When not traveling, he lives in the southwestern United States.
VANCE JACOBS is an award-winning photographer who has exhibited his photographs in galleries and museums around the world. He lives in San Francisco, but travels around the world, and has held photo shoots on assignment in twelve countries.
JOE YOGERST is coauthor of Traveler's Companion Peru and has contributed to several National Geographic books on South America, including Long Road South: A Journey Along the Pan American Highway. He lives in California.