Skip navigation

Friendly guides, fire ants and gangs of monkeys

From Saturday's Globe and Mail

Bolivia has saved a wide swath of its Amazon for ecotourism, but Tyler Stiem learns this territory is still a long way from tame ...Read the full article

This conversation is closed

  1. vanessa griffiths from west vancouver, Canada writes: Of all the amazon basins, Bolivia is probably one of the cheapest places to see it from. What disturbed me the most was the lack of awareness among the local people about proper garbage disposal. Everything, all your garbage get's dumped into the river. That's just what they do, and there are no steps to change it.
  2. john shantz from Canada writes: If you don't hurry to get there, Bolivia will become just another tropical holiday destination with all the same global restaurant, bar and sightseeing tours. Give it 5 years and it will be too late.
  3. Brian Stern from Vancouver, Canada writes: I really liked Bolivia, it was one of the cheapest and nicest countries I visited in South America. Garbage is certainly an issue, as an "eco tour" is something they sell to tourists, not something they actually practice...

Comments are closed

Thanks for your interest in commenting on this article, however we are no longer accepting submissions. If you would like, you may send a letter to the editor.

Report an abusive comment to our editorial staff

close

Alert us about this comment

Please let us know if this reader’s comment breaks the editor's rules and is obscene, abusive, threatening, unlawful, harassing, defamatory, profane or racially offensive by selecting the appropriate option to describe the problem.

Do not use this to complain about comments that don’t break the rules, for example those comments that you disagree with or contain spelling errors or multiple postings.

Back to top