Bolivia

The Bradt Travel Guide

Book Description

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

About Atkinson, David

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.