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Insight Guide Venezuela
A travel series unlike any other, Insight Guides go beyond the sights and into reality. Their incomparable photojournalistic approach captures the uniqueness of each culture they cover: their traditions, their arts, their history, their lives. The stunning photography is married to compelling text, written by local writers; the people most qualified to convey their ...more
Paperback, 378 pages
Published December 1st 2002 by Insight Guides
(first published February 1993)
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Unlike most guide books, this has essay-length pieces of the history and culture on the target country. Venezuela's beauty pageant culture, its cult, if you will, of Bolivar, and its oil wealth-fueled consumerism are all covered in depth. The guidebook also explores the nation from its Caribbean beaches to the tiny German colony Tovar in the Andes. The nightlife and cuisine of Caracas are given prominent exposure. Plenty of pictures bring this beautiful land of Lost World and the legend of El ...more