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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

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  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...

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