As tour guides go, Thompson pulls few punches, extolling his favorite cities and viciously tearing into others. Below, a concise South American vacation planner -- from lowlights to highlights -- brought to you by the pre-gonzo journalist.
One of Hunter [S. Thompson]'s unintended legacies may be that people think that uninformed invective is an acceptable form of political discourse. Did Hunter beget Ann Coulter? She may be his illegitimate child.