Bolivia

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Bradt Travel Guides, 2007 - Travel - 264 pages
Bolivia retains its pre-Columbian traditions more than any other country in South America. This full-length country guide explores every aspect of Bolivia with a strong focus on the natural history and culture--hallmarks of the Bradt range. David Atkinson provides an insider's selection of the best Bolivia can offer: a country which is a haven for hikers and trekkers, possesses a bustling streetlife of traditional markets and modern nightclubs, and is also an ideal place to soak up some Latin American culture before the onset of mass tourism.

Features include:

*Insider's tips and perspective, by an experienced travel writer residing in Bolivia
*Full suggested itineraries and excursions, even for the short-stay visitor
*A special section on the best treks
*In-depth coverage of the travelers' hubs: La Paz, Santa Cruz, and Sucre
 

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Contents

Practical Information
37
PART TWO THE GUIDE
63
The Altiplano
95
The Amazon
133
The Yungas and Cochabamba
145
Oruro and Uyuni
159
Oruro 159 Getting off the beaten track around
167
Potosi and Sucre
179
Potosi 179 Sucre 188 Tarabuco 199 Getting off
201
Tupiza and Tarija
231
Language
247
Index
262
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About the author (2007)

Travel guide writer David Atkinson originally spent six months working and living in La Paz as an editor for an English-language magazine. After a hectic sojourn where he (among other activities) retraced Che Guevara's final footsteps and copresented a Bolivian community radio show, he has finally settled in Santa Cruz.

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