Venezuela occasionally features in world news in connection with its rich oil resources, its obsession with beauty pageants, its outspoken and colourful president, Hugo ChAivez, or the world's highest waterfall - and little else. However, beyond the headlines, this beautiful and diverse country has so much more to offer to all types of visitors - hiking the 'Lost World' landscape of Conan Doyle, piranha-fishing from dugout canoes, paragliding from Andean peaks and windsurfing on Margarita Island. Taking travellers to the wildest of fiestas, inside the steamiest salsa bars and introducing visitors to the quirkiest of local customs, Bradt's Venezuela leads tourists from the Caribbean coast to the southern tropical wilderness, delving into the culture and eccentricities of the country more deeply than any other guide.The fleet, which also anchors in Chacachacare, is known throughout the Caribbean and northern Atlantic, pursuing grouper and red snapper as far as Suriname and even Brazil. Margarita is an important centre of wooden boat building andanbsp;...
|Title||:||Bradt Travel Guide Venezuela|
|Publisher||:||Bradt Travel Guides - 2010-12-15|