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Lonely Planet Africa (Multi Country Travel Guide)

Lonely Planet Africa (Multi Country Travel Guide)
$36.99

Lonely Planet: The world’s leading travel guide publisher Whether you’re a hardened African veteran or a wide-eyed first timer, this is a continent that cannot fail to get under your skin. Our 12th edition takes you on a Serengeti safari, reveals the best spot to view Victoria Falls and tells you where to see surfing hippos. Whether you’re after big-name highlights or lesser-known adventures, this guide has got it all covered. The only guidebook that covers the entire African Continent 251 maps Wildlife guide reveals the continent’s top spots for animal encounters Explore with itineraries covering Cairo to Cape Town and everywhere in-between Green Index: helps to make your travels more ecofriendly Lonely Planet gets you to the heart of a place. Our job is to make amazing travel experiences happen. We visit the places we write about each and every edition. We never take freebies for positive coverage, so you can always rely on us to tell it like it is. Authors: Written and researched by Lonely Planet, Anthony Ham, Kate Armstrong, James Bainbridge, Tim Bewer, Stuart Butler, Jean-Bernard Carillet, Paul Clammer, LucyCorne, Emilie Filou, Matthew D. Firestone, Mary Fitzpatrick, Katharina Lobeck Kane, Adam Karlin, Nana Luckham, Tom Masters, Alan Murphy, Helen Ranger, Nicola Simmonds, Kate Thomas, and Donna Wheeler. About Lonely Planet: Started in 1973, Lonely Planet has become the world’s leading travel guide publisher with guidebooks to every destination on the planet, as well as an award-winning website, a suite of mobile and digital travel products, and a dedicated traveller community. Lonely Planet’s mission is to enable curious travellers to experience the world and to truly get to the heart of the places they find themselves in. TripAdvisor Travelers’ Choice Awards 2012 and 2013 winner in Favorite Travel Guide category ‘Lonely Planet guides are, quite simply, like no other.’ – New York Times ‘Lonely Planet. It’s on everyone’s bookshelves; it’s in every traveller’s hands. It’s on mobile phones. It’s on the Internet. It’s everywhere, and it’s telling entire generations of people how to travel the world.’ – Fairfax Media (Australia)

Surfing South Africa

Surfing South Africa
$35.00

Written by Spike (Steve Pike), founder of the cult surfing website Wavescape.co.za, it comprises chapters on history, big waves, spots, culture, travel, oceanography, sharks (including a timeline of shark attacks) and a hilarious ‘Surfrican’ slang glossary. The book is illustrated by more than 180 graphics, cartoons and photographs. You will find quirky descriptions of surf spots along almost 3,000 km of coast (watch out for the razor-toothed tortoise), a photo essay of surfing personalities by acclaimed photographer Harry de Zitter, as well as colorful journalism from top writers covering subjects connected to the surfing lifestyle. The full-color book, which is 110 pages bigger than the previous book, is an indispensable resource. Images come from top South African photographers, such as Barry Tuck, Tom Peschak, Michael Dei-Cont, Andy Mason, Lance Slabbert, Brenton Geach, and Pierre Marqua. The contributors of words added spice to an eclectic mix of culture and science. An original p

The Rough Guide to West Africa (Rough Guide Travel Guides)

The Rough Guide to West Africa (Rough Guide Travel Guides)
$34.99

The Rough Guide to West Africa is the most comprehensive and user-friendly guide to one of the world’s hardest – and most rewarding – regions for travel, covering the 15 visitable countries from Mauritania to Cameroon in fifty percent more detail than its only competitor. Each chapter of the Rough Guide includes thoroughly researched hotel and restaurant listings, sections on everything from food and language to media and sport, and thoughtful background on the environment, culture, history, politics and music. The colour introduction highlights the region’s attractions and touches on its great range of cultural and scenic impressions. Colour photo sections on Arts and Crafts and Fruit and Food Plants offer fascinating information and useful advice. More than 160 accessible and accurate maps guide you from the urban jungle to beaches and mountains. And an extensive index references every place mentioned in the guide.Visit the author blog at http://theroughguidetowestafrica.blogspot.com for news, links and updates.Make the most of your time with The Rough Guide to West Africa

Lonely Planet West Africa (Multi Country Travel Guide)

Lonely Planet West Africa (Multi Country Travel Guide)
$33.99

Experience the best of West Africa with Lonely Planet. With our 7th edition you’ll discover the varied landscape of this fascinating region – take a slow boat to Timbuktu, camp under the Sahara’s starry skies, hike through ancient Dogon Country, discover Cote d’Ivoire’s cosmopolitan Abidjan and kick-back on Ghana’s palm-fringed beaches.Lonely Planet guides are written by experts who get to the heart of every destination they visit. This fully updated edition is packed with accurate, practical and honest advice, designed to give you the information you need to make the most of your trip.In This Guide:Essential safety information provided throughoutUnrivalled activities and courses information for the whole regionGreen Index to make your travels ecofriendly

Lonely Planet Southern Africa (Multi Country Travel Guide)

Lonely Planet Southern Africa (Multi Country Travel Guide)
$32.99

Lonely Planet’s 5th edition of Southern Africa brings you the most extensive coverage of the region. Go on safari in Kruger National Park, taste your way through South Africa’s Winelands, glide in a traditional dugout canoe down the Okavango Delta, snorkel in Lake Malawi and be amazed by one of the seven natural wonders of the world, Victoria Falls.Lonely Planet guides are written by experts who get to the heart of every destination they visit. This fully updated edition is packed with accurate, practical and honest advice, designed to give you the information you need to make the most of your trip.In This Guide:Detailed itineraries take you from laid-back coasts to unforgettable safarisDedicated music chapter gets you into the African grooveGreen Index highlights the best ecofriendly options

Lonely Planet East Africa (Travel Guide)

Lonely Planet East Africa (Travel Guide)
$32.99

Lonely Planet: The world’s leading travel guide publisherLonely Planet East Africa is your passport to all the most relevant and up-to-date advice on what to see, what to skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Wander the winding backstreets of Lamu, trek to the top of Mount Kilimanjaro, or watch the annual wildebeest migration in Masai Mara; all with your trusted travel companion. Get to the heart of East Africa and begin your journey now!Inside Lonely Planet East Africa Travel Guide: Colour maps and images throughout Highlights and itineraries show you the simplest way to tailor your trip to your own personal needs and interests Insider tips save you time and money and help you get around like a local, avoiding crowds and trouble spots Essential info at your fingertips – including hours of operation, phone numbers, websites, transit tips, and prices Honest reviews for all budgets – including eating, sleeping, sight-seeing, going out, shopping, and hidden gems that most guidebooks miss Cultural insights give you a richer and more rewarding travel experience – including customs, history, art, literature, cinema, music, dance, architecture, politics, landscapes, wildlife, and cuisine Over 114 local maps Useful features – including Month-by-Month (annual festival calendar), Safaris, and Travel with Children Coverage of Uganda, Kenya, Tanzania, Rwanda, Burundi, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Nairobi, Kampala, Bujumbura, Dodoma, Kigali, Zanzibar Archipelago, Lamu, Masai Mara, and moreThe Perfect Choice: Lonely Planet East Africa, our most comprehensive guide to East Africa, is perfect for those planning to both explore the top sights and take the road less travelled. Looking for just a few of the destinations included in this guide? Check out Lonely Planet’s Travel Guides to those particular destinations for a comprehensive look at what each destination has to offer.Authors: Written and researched by Lonely Planet, Mary Fitzpatrick, Anthony Ham, Trent Holden, or Dean Starnes.About Lonely Planet: Started in 1973, Lonely Planet has become the world’s leading travel guide publisher with guidebooks to every destination on the planet, as well as an award-winning website, a suite of mobile and digital travel products, and a dedicated traveller community. Lonely Planet’s mission is to enable curious travellers to experience the world and to truly get to the heart of the places they find themselves in.TripAdvisor Travelers’ Choice Awards 2012 and 2013 winner in Favorite Travel Guide category’Lonely Planet guides are, quite simply, like no other.’ – New York Times’Lonely Planet. It’s on everyone’s bookshelves; it’s in every traveller’s hands. It’s on mobile phones. It’s on the Internet. It’s everywhere, and it’s telling entire generations of people how to travel the world.’ – Fairfax Media (Australia)

Lonely Planet East Africa (Multi Country Travel Guide)

Lonely Planet East Africa (Multi Country Travel Guide)
$31.99

Experience the best of East Africa with Lonely Planet. Our 8th edition will take you from the wet and wild activities at the source of the Nile, to wildlife watching in the Serengeti. You’ll trek past the equatorial glaciers of Mt Kenya and relax on picture-perfect beaches in the Zanzibar Archipelago.Lonely Planet guides are written by experts who get to the heart of every destination they visit. This fully updated edition is packed with accurate, practical and honest advice, designed to give you the information you need to make the most of your trip.In This Guide:The only guidebook to the entire region of East AfricaColor wildlife-spotting guide helps you tell a kudu from a Thomson’s gazelleUnique Green Index highlights the best ecofriendly options

Field Guide to the Larger Mammals of Africa: Revised Edition (Field Guides)

Field Guide to the Larger Mammals of Africa: Revised Edition (Field Guides)
$31.00

Of the world’s 4,000 to 4,500 mammal species, about 1,100 occur in Africa. In this updated and revised edition of Field Guide to the Larger Mammals of Africa, authors Chris and Tilde Stuart concentrate on the more visible and easily distinguished larger mammal species, plus some of the more frequently seen smaller mammals. In all, over 400 color photographs, combined with concise, pertinent information highlighting the diagnostic features of each species, provide a comprehensive source of information on each mammal. The latest information has been incorporated and the distribution maps have been revised to reflect the most up-to-date habitat and distribution patterns for each species. A new feature is the inclusion of the mammals’ skulls, grouped together at the back of the book. To aid the reader, color-coding and symbols indicating the habitat and activity period serve as a quick reference to the various mammal groups.

The Safari Companion: A Guide to Watching African Mammals

The Safari Companion: A Guide to Watching African Mammals
$30.00

Since its original publication in 1993, The Safari Companion has been the best field guide to observing and understanding the behavior of African mammals. An indispensable tool for naturalists traveling to Africa, this new edition has been revised to acknowledge the enthusiasm to those watching these magnificent animals at zoos and wildlife parks, and on film. The Safari Companion enables readers to recognize and interpret visible behavioral activities, such as courtship rituals, territorial marking, aggression, and care of young. Each account of over 80 species includes a behavioral table in which the unique actions of the hoofed mammals, carnivores, and primates are described for easy reference. In addition, useful maps show the major national boundaries, vegetation zones, and game parks relevant to the guide. The book includes an extensive glossary, as well as tips on wildlife photography, a list of organizations working to protect African wildlife, and advice on where and when to see the animals.

DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Morocco

DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Morocco
$30.00

Using detailed maps, cutaways, floor plans and color Street Finder, navigate your way around the sprawling Medinas and magnificent ancient urban architecture while expert recommendations provide you with the best hotels, restaurants and nightlife. Soak up the endless flavors of the country with sights, beaches, markets and festivals listed region by region, town by town. And with special features explaining everything from the historic cultural mix of Berber, African and Arabic peoples, to details of the many ancient Kasbahs, mosques and colorful Souks, this comprehensive guide won’t let you down.

Nigeria 2nd (Bradt Travel Guides)

Nigeria 2nd (Bradt Travel Guides)
$29.99

Despite its negative image, for travelers with an open mind and friendly demeanor Nigeria is an incredibly absorbing country in which to travel. Experience the mind-boggling chaos of Lagos, the traditional durbars, Benin bronzes and walled cities, and enjoy its single greatest quality – the warm generosity of 140 million people.Details of getting around, by bush taxi, rail, car or on foot, together with accommodations options, wildlife watching and activities, are balanced by a wealth of background information, from history (of a country dating back thousands of years) and geography to culture and the environment.

Nigeria (Bradt Travel Guide)

Nigeria (Bradt Travel Guide)
$29.99

For the adventurous traveler, Nigeria offers the opportunity to see the country in its raw and naked state. The chaos of Lagos often overshadows the rich offerings found elsewhere in Nigeria. Explore further and travelers can bathe in the Wikki Warm Springs at Yankari National Park; trek through Oshogbo Sacred Forest or visit one of the Emir’s elaborately decorated palaces. The only dedicated English-language travel guide to Nigeria on the market, this edition is thoroughly updated with an expanded section on Lagos.  

The Kingdon Pocket Guide to African Mammals (Princeton Pocket Guides)

The Kingdon Pocket Guide to African Mammals (Princeton Pocket Guides)
$29.95

This is an essential guide for anyone with an interest in wildlife who visits Africa–from the tourist on safari to the more experienced naturalist. Compact and beautifully illustrated, it is ideal for use in the field, while its coverage is the most comprehensive for any book of its size. First pocket guide to cover every species of terrestrial African mammal Adapted from the highly acclaimed Kingdon Field Guide to African Mammals Fully illustrated with the author’s superb color artwork Easy-to-read distribution maps Concise text and clear layout for quick, easy reference Practical format makes it ideal for use in the field

Africa's Top Wildlife Countries: Botswana, Kenya, Namibia, Rwanda, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia & Zimbabwe

Africa's Top Wildlife Countries: Botswana, Kenya, Namibia, Rwanda, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia & Zimbabwe
$29.95

Navigating Africa can be daunting, particularly when planning a safari – an experience that varies greatly according to location. This guide demystifies the process, by detailing the safari stats of 18 African countries with maps, color photographs, illustrations of wildlife, 11 useful charts, and an accommodation guide with a detailed rating system.

Congo: Democratic Republic· Republic (Bradt Travel Guide)

Congo: Democratic Republic· Republic (Bradt Travel Guide)
$28.99

Known as the heart of Africa, the Congos are one of the last bastions in Africa for the seriously adventurous traveler. This revised guide tells you how to travel both adventurously and safely with the practical information and unique maps needed to explore this jungle territory. The Congos encompass Africa’s largest area of intact rainforest and much of the book is devoted to the spectacular wildlife including the mountain gorilla and the critically endangered eastern lowland gorilla. This is the only comprehensive guide to both Congos in English.

East African Wildlife (Bradt Travel Guide)

East African Wildlife (Bradt Travel Guide)
$28.99

The wildlife of east Africa is the major attraction for visitors to this region, with the legendary game reserves of Serengeti and the Maasai Mara. This new visitor’s guide provides a colorful overview of the region’s variety of large mammals together with an insight into their habits and habitats. The book also provides an excellent introduction to the region’s less heralded variety of ‘small stuff’ – including1,500 bird species and butterflies.Accessible and beautifully illustrated, the guide will appeal both to the first-time visitor and to the serious naturalist seeking a compact volume to carry around. It will also make a great souvenir after the trip.

Zambia, 5th (Bradt Travel Guides)

Zambia, 5th (Bradt Travel Guides)
$28.99

Zambia is one of the best destinations in Africa for walking and river safaris, hot springs, and waterfalls. This fifth, fully updated edition leads visitors through all the prime attractions—set in their historical and environmental context—from the newly declared Ngonye Falls National Park, through the Sioma Ngwezi National Park to the famous Luangwa Park, host to several unique species and an ideal place for leopard-spotting. It includes advice for the independent traveller: how to bush camp in comfort, survival techniques for canoe encounters with hippos or crocodiles as well as guidance on all-terrain driving. With detailed reviews of lodges, hotels and campsites, plus 51 maps and GPS coordinates, Bradt’s Zambia is the essential travel companion for anyone going to this under-explored safari destination.

Lonely Planet Africa (Multi Country Travel Guide)

Lonely Planet Africa (Multi Country Travel Guide)
$36.99

Lonely Planet: The world’s leading travel guide publisher Whether you’re a hardened African veteran or a wide-eyed first timer, this is a continent that cannot fail to get under your skin. Our 12th edition takes you on a Serengeti safari, reveals the best spot to view Victoria Falls and tells you where to see surfing hippos. Whether you’re after big-name highlights or lesser-known adventures, this guide has got it all covered. The only guidebook that covers the entire African Continent 251 maps Wildlife guide reveals the continent’s top spots for animal encounters Explore with itineraries covering Cairo to Cape Town and everywhere in-between Green Index: helps to make your travels more ecofriendly Lonely Planet gets you to the heart of a place. Our job is to make amazing travel experiences happen. We visit the places we write about each and every edition. We never take freebies for positive coverage, so you can always rely on us to tell it like it is. Authors: Written and researched by Lonely Planet, Anthony Ham, Kate Armstrong, James Bainbridge, Tim Bewer, Stuart Butler, Jean-Bernard Carillet, Paul Clammer, LucyCorne, Emilie Filou, Matthew D. Firestone, Mary Fitzpatrick, Katharina Lobeck Kane, Adam Karlin, Nana Luckham, Tom Masters, Alan Murphy, Helen Ranger, Nicola Simmonds, Kate Thomas, and Donna Wheeler. About Lonely Planet: Started in 1973, Lonely Planet has become the world’s leading travel guide publisher with guidebooks to every destination on the planet, as well as an award-winning website, a suite of mobile and digital travel products, and a dedicated traveller community. Lonely Planet’s mission is to enable curious travellers to experience the world and to truly get to the heart of the places they find themselves in. TripAdvisor Travelers’ Choice Awards 2012 and 2013 winner in Favorite Travel Guide category ‘Lonely Planet guides are, quite simply, like no other.’ – New York Times ‘Lonely Planet. It’s on everyone’s bookshelves; it’s in every traveller’s hands. It’s on mobile phones. It’s on the Internet. It’s everywhere, and it’s telling entire generations of people how to travel the world.’ – Fairfax Media (Australia)

Surfing South Africa

Surfing South Africa
$35.00

Written by Spike (Steve Pike), founder of the cult surfing website Wavescape.co.za, it comprises chapters on history, big waves, spots, culture, travel, oceanography, sharks (including a timeline of shark attacks) and a hilarious ‘Surfrican’ slang glossary. The book is illustrated by more than 180 graphics, cartoons and photographs. You will find quirky descriptions of surf spots along almost 3,000 km of coast (watch out for the razor-toothed tortoise), a photo essay of surfing personalities by acclaimed photographer Harry de Zitter, as well as colorful journalism from top writers covering subjects connected to the surfing lifestyle. The full-color book, which is 110 pages bigger than the previous book, is an indispensable resource. Images come from top South African photographers, such as Barry Tuck, Tom Peschak, Michael Dei-Cont, Andy Mason, Lance Slabbert, Brenton Geach, and Pierre Marqua. The contributors of words added spice to an eclectic mix of culture and science. An original p

The Rough Guide to West Africa (Rough Guide Travel Guides)

The Rough Guide to West Africa (Rough Guide Travel Guides)
$34.99

The Rough Guide to West Africa is the most comprehensive and user-friendly guide to one of the world’s hardest – and most rewarding – regions for travel, covering the 15 visitable countries from Mauritania to Cameroon in fifty percent more detail than its only competitor. Each chapter of the Rough Guide includes thoroughly researched hotel and restaurant listings, sections on everything from food and language to media and sport, and thoughtful background on the environment, culture, history, politics and music. The colour introduction highlights the region’s attractions and touches on its great range of cultural and scenic impressions. Colour photo sections on Arts and Crafts and Fruit and Food Plants offer fascinating information and useful advice. More than 160 accessible and accurate maps guide you from the urban jungle to beaches and mountains. And an extensive index references every place mentioned in the guide.Visit the author blog at http://theroughguidetowestafrica.blogspot.com for news, links and updates.Make the most of your time with The Rough Guide to West Africa

Lonely Planet West Africa (Multi Country Travel Guide)

Lonely Planet West Africa (Multi Country Travel Guide)
$33.99

Experience the best of West Africa with Lonely Planet. With our 7th edition you’ll discover the varied landscape of this fascinating region – take a slow boat to Timbuktu, camp under the Sahara’s starry skies, hike through ancient Dogon Country, discover Cote d’Ivoire’s cosmopolitan Abidjan and kick-back on Ghana’s palm-fringed beaches.Lonely Planet guides are written by experts who get to the heart of every destination they visit. This fully updated edition is packed with accurate, practical and honest advice, designed to give you the information you need to make the most of your trip.In This Guide:Essential safety information provided throughoutUnrivalled activities and courses information for the whole regionGreen Index to make your travels ecofriendly

Lonely Planet Southern Africa (Multi Country Travel Guide)

Lonely Planet Southern Africa (Multi Country Travel Guide)
$32.99

Lonely Planet’s 5th edition of Southern Africa brings you the most extensive coverage of the region. Go on safari in Kruger National Park, taste your way through South Africa’s Winelands, glide in a traditional dugout canoe down the Okavango Delta, snorkel in Lake Malawi and be amazed by one of the seven natural wonders of the world, Victoria Falls.Lonely Planet guides are written by experts who get to the heart of every destination they visit. This fully updated edition is packed with accurate, practical and honest advice, designed to give you the information you need to make the most of your trip.In This Guide:Detailed itineraries take you from laid-back coasts to unforgettable safarisDedicated music chapter gets you into the African grooveGreen Index highlights the best ecofriendly options

Lonely Planet East Africa (Travel Guide)

Lonely Planet East Africa (Travel Guide)
$32.99

Lonely Planet: The world’s leading travel guide publisherLonely Planet East Africa is your passport to all the most relevant and up-to-date advice on what to see, what to skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Wander the winding backstreets of Lamu, trek to the top of Mount Kilimanjaro, or watch the annual wildebeest migration in Masai Mara; all with your trusted travel companion. Get to the heart of East Africa and begin your journey now!Inside Lonely Planet East Africa Travel Guide: Colour maps and images throughout Highlights and itineraries show you the simplest way to tailor your trip to your own personal needs and interests Insider tips save you time and money and help you get around like a local, avoiding crowds and trouble spots Essential info at your fingertips – including hours of operation, phone numbers, websites, transit tips, and prices Honest reviews for all budgets – including eating, sleeping, sight-seeing, going out, shopping, and hidden gems that most guidebooks miss Cultural insights give you a richer and more rewarding travel experience – including customs, history, art, literature, cinema, music, dance, architecture, politics, landscapes, wildlife, and cuisine Over 114 local maps Useful features – including Month-by-Month (annual festival calendar), Safaris, and Travel with Children Coverage of Uganda, Kenya, Tanzania, Rwanda, Burundi, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Nairobi, Kampala, Bujumbura, Dodoma, Kigali, Zanzibar Archipelago, Lamu, Masai Mara, and moreThe Perfect Choice: Lonely Planet East Africa, our most comprehensive guide to East Africa, is perfect for those planning to both explore the top sights and take the road less travelled. Looking for just a few of the destinations included in this guide? Check out Lonely Planet’s Travel Guides to those particular destinations for a comprehensive look at what each destination has to offer.Authors: Written and researched by Lonely Planet, Mary Fitzpatrick, Anthony Ham, Trent Holden, or Dean Starnes.About Lonely Planet: Started in 1973, Lonely Planet has become the world’s leading travel guide publisher with guidebooks to every destination on the planet, as well as an award-winning website, a suite of mobile and digital travel products, and a dedicated traveller community. Lonely Planet’s mission is to enable curious travellers to experience the world and to truly get to the heart of the places they find themselves in.TripAdvisor Travelers’ Choice Awards 2012 and 2013 winner in Favorite Travel Guide category’Lonely Planet guides are, quite simply, like no other.’ – New York Times’Lonely Planet. It’s on everyone’s bookshelves; it’s in every traveller’s hands. It’s on mobile phones. It’s on the Internet. It’s everywhere, and it’s telling entire generations of people how to travel the world.’ – Fairfax Media (Australia)

Lonely Planet East Africa (Multi Country Travel Guide)

Lonely Planet East Africa (Multi Country Travel Guide)
$31.99

Experience the best of East Africa with Lonely Planet. Our 8th edition will take you from the wet and wild activities at the source of the Nile, to wildlife watching in the Serengeti. You’ll trek past the equatorial glaciers of Mt Kenya and relax on picture-perfect beaches in the Zanzibar Archipelago.Lonely Planet guides are written by experts who get to the heart of every destination they visit. This fully updated edition is packed with accurate, practical and honest advice, designed to give you the information you need to make the most of your trip.In This Guide:The only guidebook to the entire region of East AfricaColor wildlife-spotting guide helps you tell a kudu from a Thomson’s gazelleUnique Green Index highlights the best ecofriendly options

Field Guide to the Larger Mammals of Africa: Revised Edition (Field Guides)

Field Guide to the Larger Mammals of Africa: Revised Edition (Field Guides)
$31.00

Of the world’s 4,000 to 4,500 mammal species, about 1,100 occur in Africa. In this updated and revised edition of Field Guide to the Larger Mammals of Africa, authors Chris and Tilde Stuart concentrate on the more visible and easily distinguished larger mammal species, plus some of the more frequently seen smaller mammals. In all, over 400 color photographs, combined with concise, pertinent information highlighting the diagnostic features of each species, provide a comprehensive source of information on each mammal. The latest information has been incorporated and the distribution maps have been revised to reflect the most up-to-date habitat and distribution patterns for each species. A new feature is the inclusion of the mammals’ skulls, grouped together at the back of the book. To aid the reader, color-coding and symbols indicating the habitat and activity period serve as a quick reference to the various mammal groups.

The Safari Companion: A Guide to Watching African Mammals

The Safari Companion: A Guide to Watching African Mammals
$30.00

Since its original publication in 1993, The Safari Companion has been the best field guide to observing and understanding the behavior of African mammals. An indispensable tool for naturalists traveling to Africa, this new edition has been revised to acknowledge the enthusiasm to those watching these magnificent animals at zoos and wildlife parks, and on film. The Safari Companion enables readers to recognize and interpret visible behavioral activities, such as courtship rituals, territorial marking, aggression, and care of young. Each account of over 80 species includes a behavioral table in which the unique actions of the hoofed mammals, carnivores, and primates are described for easy reference. In addition, useful maps show the major national boundaries, vegetation zones, and game parks relevant to the guide. The book includes an extensive glossary, as well as tips on wildlife photography, a list of organizations working to protect African wildlife, and advice on where and when to see the animals.

DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Morocco

DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Morocco
$30.00

Using detailed maps, cutaways, floor plans and color Street Finder, navigate your way around the sprawling Medinas and magnificent ancient urban architecture while expert recommendations provide you with the best hotels, restaurants and nightlife. Soak up the endless flavors of the country with sights, beaches, markets and festivals listed region by region, town by town. And with special features explaining everything from the historic cultural mix of Berber, African and Arabic peoples, to details of the many ancient Kasbahs, mosques and colorful Souks, this comprehensive guide won’t let you down.

Nigeria 2nd (Bradt Travel Guides)

Nigeria 2nd (Bradt Travel Guides)
$29.99

Despite its negative image, for travelers with an open mind and friendly demeanor Nigeria is an incredibly absorbing country in which to travel. Experience the mind-boggling chaos of Lagos, the traditional durbars, Benin bronzes and walled cities, and enjoy its single greatest quality – the warm generosity of 140 million people.Details of getting around, by bush taxi, rail, car or on foot, together with accommodations options, wildlife watching and activities, are balanced by a wealth of background information, from history (of a country dating back thousands of years) and geography to culture and the environment.

Nigeria (Bradt Travel Guide)

Nigeria (Bradt Travel Guide)
$29.99

For the adventurous traveler, Nigeria offers the opportunity to see the country in its raw and naked state. The chaos of Lagos often overshadows the rich offerings found elsewhere in Nigeria. Explore further and travelers can bathe in the Wikki Warm Springs at Yankari National Park; trek through Oshogbo Sacred Forest or visit one of the Emir’s elaborately decorated palaces. The only dedicated English-language travel guide to Nigeria on the market, this edition is thoroughly updated with an expanded section on Lagos.  

The Kingdon Pocket Guide to African Mammals (Princeton Pocket Guides)

The Kingdon Pocket Guide to African Mammals (Princeton Pocket Guides)
$29.95

This is an essential guide for anyone with an interest in wildlife who visits Africa–from the tourist on safari to the more experienced naturalist. Compact and beautifully illustrated, it is ideal for use in the field, while its coverage is the most comprehensive for any book of its size. First pocket guide to cover every species of terrestrial African mammal Adapted from the highly acclaimed Kingdon Field Guide to African Mammals Fully illustrated with the author’s superb color artwork Easy-to-read distribution maps Concise text and clear layout for quick, easy reference Practical format makes it ideal for use in the field

Africa's Top Wildlife Countries: Botswana, Kenya, Namibia, Rwanda, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia & Zimbabwe

Africa's Top Wildlife Countries: Botswana, Kenya, Namibia, Rwanda, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia & Zimbabwe
$29.95

Navigating Africa can be daunting, particularly when planning a safari – an experience that varies greatly according to location. This guide demystifies the process, by detailing the safari stats of 18 African countries with maps, color photographs, illustrations of wildlife, 11 useful charts, and an accommodation guide with a detailed rating system.

Congo: Democratic Republic· Republic (Bradt Travel Guide)

Congo: Democratic Republic· Republic (Bradt Travel Guide)
$28.99

Known as the heart of Africa, the Congos are one of the last bastions in Africa for the seriously adventurous traveler. This revised guide tells you how to travel both adventurously and safely with the practical information and unique maps needed to explore this jungle territory. The Congos encompass Africa’s largest area of intact rainforest and much of the book is devoted to the spectacular wildlife including the mountain gorilla and the critically endangered eastern lowland gorilla. This is the only comprehensive guide to both Congos in English.

East African Wildlife (Bradt Travel Guide)

East African Wildlife (Bradt Travel Guide)
$28.99

The wildlife of east Africa is the major attraction for visitors to this region, with the legendary game reserves of Serengeti and the Maasai Mara. This new visitor’s guide provides a colorful overview of the region’s variety of large mammals together with an insight into their habits and habitats. The book also provides an excellent introduction to the region’s less heralded variety of ‘small stuff’ – including1,500 bird species and butterflies.Accessible and beautifully illustrated, the guide will appeal both to the first-time visitor and to the serious naturalist seeking a compact volume to carry around. It will also make a great souvenir after the trip.

Zambia, 5th (Bradt Travel Guides)

Zambia, 5th (Bradt Travel Guides)
$28.99

Zambia is one of the best destinations in Africa for walking and river safaris, hot springs, and waterfalls. This fifth, fully updated edition leads visitors through all the prime attractions—set in their historical and environmental context—from the newly declared Ngonye Falls National Park, through the Sioma Ngwezi National Park to the famous Luangwa Park, host to several unique species and an ideal place for leopard-spotting. It includes advice for the independent traveller: how to bush camp in comfort, survival techniques for canoe encounters with hippos or crocodiles as well as guidance on all-terrain driving. With detailed reviews of lodges, hotels and campsites, plus 51 maps and GPS coordinates, Bradt’s Zambia is the essential travel companion for anyone going to this under-explored safari destination.

Lonely Planet Africa (Multi Country Travel Guide)

Lonely Planet Africa (Multi Country Travel Guide)
$36.99

Lonely Planet: The world’s leading travel guide publisher Whether you’re a hardened African veteran or a wide-eyed first timer, this is a continent that cannot fail to get under your skin. Our 12th edition takes you on a Serengeti safari, reveals the best spot to view Victoria Falls and tells you where to see surfing hippos. Whether you’re after big-name highlights or lesser-known adventures, this guide has got it all covered. The only guidebook that covers the entire African Continent 251 maps Wildlife guide reveals the continent’s top spots for animal encounters Explore with itineraries covering Cairo to Cape Town and everywhere in-between Green Index: helps to make your travels more ecofriendly Lonely Planet gets you to the heart of a place. Our job is to make amazing travel experiences happen. We visit the places we write about each and every edition. We never take freebies for positive coverage, so you can always rely on us to tell it like it is. Authors: Written and researched by Lonely Planet, Anthony Ham, Kate Armstrong, James Bainbridge, Tim Bewer, Stuart Butler, Jean-Bernard Carillet, Paul Clammer, LucyCorne, Emilie Filou, Matthew D. Firestone, Mary Fitzpatrick, Katharina Lobeck Kane, Adam Karlin, Nana Luckham, Tom Masters, Alan Murphy, Helen Ranger, Nicola Simmonds, Kate Thomas, and Donna Wheeler. About Lonely Planet: Started in 1973, Lonely Planet has become the world’s leading travel guide publisher with guidebooks to every destination on the planet, as well as an award-winning website, a suite of mobile and digital travel products, and a dedicated traveller community. Lonely Planet’s mission is to enable curious travellers to experience the world and to truly get to the heart of the places they find themselves in. TripAdvisor Travelers’ Choice Awards 2012 and 2013 winner in Favorite Travel Guide category ‘Lonely Planet guides are, quite simply, like no other.’ – New York Times ‘Lonely Planet. It’s on everyone’s bookshelves; it’s in every traveller’s hands. It’s on mobile phones. It’s on the Internet. It’s everywhere, and it’s telling entire generations of people how to travel the world.’ – Fairfax Media (Australia)

Surfing South Africa

Surfing South Africa
$35.00

Written by Spike (Steve Pike), founder of the cult surfing website Wavescape.co.za, it comprises chapters on history, big waves, spots, culture, travel, oceanography, sharks (including a timeline of shark attacks) and a hilarious ‘Surfrican’ slang glossary. The book is illustrated by more than 180 graphics, cartoons and photographs. You will find quirky descriptions of surf spots along almost 3,000 km of coast (watch out for the razor-toothed tortoise), a photo essay of surfing personalities by acclaimed photographer Harry de Zitter, as well as colorful journalism from top writers covering subjects connected to the surfing lifestyle. The full-color book, which is 110 pages bigger than the previous book, is an indispensable resource. Images come from top South African photographers, such as Barry Tuck, Tom Peschak, Michael Dei-Cont, Andy Mason, Lance Slabbert, Brenton Geach, and Pierre Marqua. The contributors of words added spice to an eclectic mix of culture and science. An original p

The Rough Guide to West Africa (Rough Guide Travel Guides)

The Rough Guide to West Africa (Rough Guide Travel Guides)
$34.99

The Rough Guide to West Africa is the most comprehensive and user-friendly guide to one of the world’s hardest – and most rewarding – regions for travel, covering the 15 visitable countries from Mauritania to Cameroon in fifty percent more detail than its only competitor. Each chapter of the Rough Guide includes thoroughly researched hotel and restaurant listings, sections on everything from food and language to media and sport, and thoughtful background on the environment, culture, history, politics and music. The colour introduction highlights the region’s attractions and touches on its great range of cultural and scenic impressions. Colour photo sections on Arts and Crafts and Fruit and Food Plants offer fascinating information and useful advice. More than 160 accessible and accurate maps guide you from the urban jungle to beaches and mountains. And an extensive index references every place mentioned in the guide.Visit the author blog at http://theroughguidetowestafrica.blogspot.com for news, links and updates.Make the most of your time with The Rough Guide to West Africa

Lonely Planet West Africa (Multi Country Travel Guide)

Lonely Planet West Africa (Multi Country Travel Guide)
$33.99

Experience the best of West Africa with Lonely Planet. With our 7th edition you’ll discover the varied landscape of this fascinating region – take a slow boat to Timbuktu, camp under the Sahara’s starry skies, hike through ancient Dogon Country, discover Cote d’Ivoire’s cosmopolitan Abidjan and kick-back on Ghana’s palm-fringed beaches.Lonely Planet guides are written by experts who get to the heart of every destination they visit. This fully updated edition is packed with accurate, practical and honest advice, designed to give you the information you need to make the most of your trip.In This Guide:Essential safety information provided throughoutUnrivalled activities and courses information for the whole regionGreen Index to make your travels ecofriendly

Lonely Planet Southern Africa (Multi Country Travel Guide)

Lonely Planet Southern Africa (Multi Country Travel Guide)
$32.99

Lonely Planet’s 5th edition of Southern Africa brings you the most extensive coverage of the region. Go on safari in Kruger National Park, taste your way through South Africa’s Winelands, glide in a traditional dugout canoe down the Okavango Delta, snorkel in Lake Malawi and be amazed by one of the seven natural wonders of the world, Victoria Falls.Lonely Planet guides are written by experts who get to the heart of every destination they visit. This fully updated edition is packed with accurate, practical and honest advice, designed to give you the information you need to make the most of your trip.In This Guide:Detailed itineraries take you from laid-back coasts to unforgettable safarisDedicated music chapter gets you into the African grooveGreen Index highlights the best ecofriendly options

Lonely Planet East Africa (Travel Guide)

Lonely Planet East Africa (Travel Guide)
$32.99

Lonely Planet: The world’s leading travel guide publisherLonely Planet East Africa is your passport to all the most relevant and up-to-date advice on what to see, what to skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Wander the winding backstreets of Lamu, trek to the top of Mount Kilimanjaro, or watch the annual wildebeest migration in Masai Mara; all with your trusted travel companion. Get to the heart of East Africa and begin your journey now!Inside Lonely Planet East Africa Travel Guide: Colour maps and images throughout Highlights and itineraries show you the simplest way to tailor your trip to your own personal needs and interests Insider tips save you time and money and help you get around like a local, avoiding crowds and trouble spots Essential info at your fingertips – including hours of operation, phone numbers, websites, transit tips, and prices Honest reviews for all budgets – including eating, sleeping, sight-seeing, going out, shopping, and hidden gems that most guidebooks miss Cultural insights give you a richer and more rewarding travel experience – including customs, history, art, literature, cinema, music, dance, architecture, politics, landscapes, wildlife, and cuisine Over 114 local maps Useful features – including Month-by-Month (annual festival calendar), Safaris, and Travel with Children Coverage of Uganda, Kenya, Tanzania, Rwanda, Burundi, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Nairobi, Kampala, Bujumbura, Dodoma, Kigali, Zanzibar Archipelago, Lamu, Masai Mara, and moreThe Perfect Choice: Lonely Planet East Africa, our most comprehensive guide to East Africa, is perfect for those planning to both explore the top sights and take the road less travelled. Looking for just a few of the destinations included in this guide? Check out Lonely Planet’s Travel Guides to those particular destinations for a comprehensive look at what each destination has to offer.Authors: Written and researched by Lonely Planet, Mary Fitzpatrick, Anthony Ham, Trent Holden, or Dean Starnes.About Lonely Planet: Started in 1973, Lonely Planet has become the world’s leading travel guide publisher with guidebooks to every destination on the planet, as well as an award-winning website, a suite of mobile and digital travel products, and a dedicated traveller community. Lonely Planet’s mission is to enable curious travellers to experience the world and to truly get to the heart of the places they find themselves in.TripAdvisor Travelers’ Choice Awards 2012 and 2013 winner in Favorite Travel Guide category’Lonely Planet guides are, quite simply, like no other.’ – New York Times’Lonely Planet. It’s on everyone’s bookshelves; it’s in every traveller’s hands. It’s on mobile phones. It’s on the Internet. It’s everywhere, and it’s telling entire generations of people how to travel the world.’ – Fairfax Media (Australia)

Lonely Planet East Africa (Multi Country Travel Guide)

Lonely Planet East Africa (Multi Country Travel Guide)
$31.99

Experience the best of East Africa with Lonely Planet. Our 8th edition will take you from the wet and wild activities at the source of the Nile, to wildlife watching in the Serengeti. You’ll trek past the equatorial glaciers of Mt Kenya and relax on picture-perfect beaches in the Zanzibar Archipelago.Lonely Planet guides are written by experts who get to the heart of every destination they visit. This fully updated edition is packed with accurate, practical and honest advice, designed to give you the information you need to make the most of your trip.In This Guide:The only guidebook to the entire region of East AfricaColor wildlife-spotting guide helps you tell a kudu from a Thomson’s gazelleUnique Green Index highlights the best ecofriendly options

Field Guide to the Larger Mammals of Africa: Revised Edition (Field Guides)

Field Guide to the Larger Mammals of Africa: Revised Edition (Field Guides)
$31.00

Of the world’s 4,000 to 4,500 mammal species, about 1,100 occur in Africa. In this updated and revised edition of Field Guide to the Larger Mammals of Africa, authors Chris and Tilde Stuart concentrate on the more visible and easily distinguished larger mammal species, plus some of the more frequently seen smaller mammals. In all, over 400 color photographs, combined with concise, pertinent information highlighting the diagnostic features of each species, provide a comprehensive source of information on each mammal. The latest information has been incorporated and the distribution maps have been revised to reflect the most up-to-date habitat and distribution patterns for each species. A new feature is the inclusion of the mammals’ skulls, grouped together at the back of the book. To aid the reader, color-coding and symbols indicating the habitat and activity period serve as a quick reference to the various mammal groups.

The Safari Companion: A Guide to Watching African Mammals

The Safari Companion: A Guide to Watching African Mammals
$30.00

Since its original publication in 1993, The Safari Companion has been the best field guide to observing and understanding the behavior of African mammals. An indispensable tool for naturalists traveling to Africa, this new edition has been revised to acknowledge the enthusiasm to those watching these magnificent animals at zoos and wildlife parks, and on film. The Safari Companion enables readers to recognize and interpret visible behavioral activities, such as courtship rituals, territorial marking, aggression, and care of young. Each account of over 80 species includes a behavioral table in which the unique actions of the hoofed mammals, carnivores, and primates are described for easy reference. In addition, useful maps show the major national boundaries, vegetation zones, and game parks relevant to the guide. The book includes an extensive glossary, as well as tips on wildlife photography, a list of organizations working to protect African wildlife, and advice on where and when to see the animals.

DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Morocco

DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Morocco
$30.00

Using detailed maps, cutaways, floor plans and color Street Finder, navigate your way around the sprawling Medinas and magnificent ancient urban architecture while expert recommendations provide you with the best hotels, restaurants and nightlife. Soak up the endless flavors of the country with sights, beaches, markets and festivals listed region by region, town by town. And with special features explaining everything from the historic cultural mix of Berber, African and Arabic peoples, to details of the many ancient Kasbahs, mosques and colorful Souks, this comprehensive guide won’t let you down.

Nigeria 2nd (Bradt Travel Guides)

Nigeria 2nd (Bradt Travel Guides)
$29.99

Despite its negative image, for travelers with an open mind and friendly demeanor Nigeria is an incredibly absorbing country in which to travel. Experience the mind-boggling chaos of Lagos, the traditional durbars, Benin bronzes and walled cities, and enjoy its single greatest quality – the warm generosity of 140 million people.Details of getting around, by bush taxi, rail, car or on foot, together with accommodations options, wildlife watching and activities, are balanced by a wealth of background information, from history (of a country dating back thousands of years) and geography to culture and the environment.

Nigeria (Bradt Travel Guide)

Nigeria (Bradt Travel Guide)
$29.99

For the adventurous traveler, Nigeria offers the opportunity to see the country in its raw and naked state. The chaos of Lagos often overshadows the rich offerings found elsewhere in Nigeria. Explore further and travelers can bathe in the Wikki Warm Springs at Yankari National Park; trek through Oshogbo Sacred Forest or visit one of the Emir’s elaborately decorated palaces. The only dedicated English-language travel guide to Nigeria on the market, this edition is thoroughly updated with an expanded section on Lagos.  

The Kingdon Pocket Guide to African Mammals (Princeton Pocket Guides)

The Kingdon Pocket Guide to African Mammals (Princeton Pocket Guides)
$29.95

This is an essential guide for anyone with an interest in wildlife who visits Africa–from the tourist on safari to the more experienced naturalist. Compact and beautifully illustrated, it is ideal for use in the field, while its coverage is the most comprehensive for any book of its size. First pocket guide to cover every species of terrestrial African mammal Adapted from the highly acclaimed Kingdon Field Guide to African Mammals Fully illustrated with the author’s superb color artwork Easy-to-read distribution maps Concise text and clear layout for quick, easy reference Practical format makes it ideal for use in the field

Africa's Top Wildlife Countries: Botswana, Kenya, Namibia, Rwanda, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia & Zimbabwe

Africa's Top Wildlife Countries: Botswana, Kenya, Namibia, Rwanda, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia & Zimbabwe
$29.95

Navigating Africa can be daunting, particularly when planning a safari – an experience that varies greatly according to location. This guide demystifies the process, by detailing the safari stats of 18 African countries with maps, color photographs, illustrations of wildlife, 11 useful charts, and an accommodation guide with a detailed rating system.

Congo: Democratic Republic· Republic (Bradt Travel Guide)

Congo: Democratic Republic· Republic (Bradt Travel Guide)
$28.99

Known as the heart of Africa, the Congos are one of the last bastions in Africa for the seriously adventurous traveler. This revised guide tells you how to travel both adventurously and safely with the practical information and unique maps needed to explore this jungle territory. The Congos encompass Africa’s largest area of intact rainforest and much of the book is devoted to the spectacular wildlife including the mountain gorilla and the critically endangered eastern lowland gorilla. This is the only comprehensive guide to both Congos in English.

East African Wildlife (Bradt Travel Guide)

East African Wildlife (Bradt Travel Guide)
$28.99

The wildlife of east Africa is the major attraction for visitors to this region, with the legendary game reserves of Serengeti and the Maasai Mara. This new visitor’s guide provides a colorful overview of the region’s variety of large mammals together with an insight into their habits and habitats. The book also provides an excellent introduction to the region’s less heralded variety of ‘small stuff’ – including1,500 bird species and butterflies.Accessible and beautifully illustrated, the guide will appeal both to the first-time visitor and to the serious naturalist seeking a compact volume to carry around. It will also make a great souvenir after the trip.

Zambia, 5th (Bradt Travel Guides)

Zambia, 5th (Bradt Travel Guides)
$28.99

Zambia is one of the best destinations in Africa for walking and river safaris, hot springs, and waterfalls. This fifth, fully updated edition leads visitors through all the prime attractions—set in their historical and environmental context—from the newly declared Ngonye Falls National Park, through the Sioma Ngwezi National Park to the famous Luangwa Park, host to several unique species and an ideal place for leopard-spotting. It includes advice for the independent traveller: how to bush camp in comfort, survival techniques for canoe encounters with hippos or crocodiles as well as guidance on all-terrain driving. With detailed reviews of lodges, hotels and campsites, plus 51 maps and GPS coordinates, Bradt’s Zambia is the essential travel companion for anyone going to this under-explored safari destination.

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Lonely Planet Africa (Multi Country Travel Guide)

Lonely Planet Africa (Multi Country Travel Guide)
$36.99

Lonely Planet: The world’s leading travel guide publisher Whether you’re a hardened African veteran or a wide-eyed first timer, this is a continent that cannot fail to get under your skin. Our 12th edition takes you on a Serengeti safari, reveals the best spot to view Victoria Falls and tells you where to see surfing hippos. Whether you’re after big-name highlights or lesser-known adventures, this guide has got it all covered. The only guidebook that covers the entire African Continent 251 maps Wildlife guide reveals the continent’s top spots for animal encounters Explore with itineraries covering Cairo to Cape Town and everywhere in-between Green Index: helps to make your travels more ecofriendly Lonely Planet gets you to the heart of a place. Our job is to make amazing travel experiences happen. We visit the places we write about each and every edition. We never take freebies for positive coverage, so you can always rely on us to tell it like it is. Authors: Written and researched by Lonely Planet, Anthony Ham, Kate Armstrong, James Bainbridge, Tim Bewer, Stuart Butler, Jean-Bernard Carillet, Paul Clammer, LucyCorne, Emilie Filou, Matthew D. Firestone, Mary Fitzpatrick, Katharina Lobeck Kane, Adam Karlin, Nana Luckham, Tom Masters, Alan Murphy, Helen Ranger, Nicola Simmonds, Kate Thomas, and Donna Wheeler. About Lonely Planet: Started in 1973, Lonely Planet has become the world’s leading travel guide publisher with guidebooks to every destination on the planet, as well as an award-winning website, a suite of mobile and digital travel products, and a dedicated traveller community. Lonely Planet’s mission is to enable curious travellers to experience the world and to truly get to the heart of the places they find themselves in. TripAdvisor Travelers’ Choice Awards 2012 and 2013 winner in Favorite Travel Guide category ‘Lonely Planet guides are, quite simply, like no other.’ – New York Times ‘Lonely Planet. It’s on everyone’s bookshelves; it’s in every traveller’s hands. It’s on mobile phones. It’s on the Internet. It’s everywhere, and it’s telling entire generations of people how to travel the world.’ – Fairfax Media (Australia)

Surfing South Africa

Surfing South Africa
$35.00

Written by Spike (Steve Pike), founder of the cult surfing website Wavescape.co.za, it comprises chapters on history, big waves, spots, culture, travel, oceanography, sharks (including a timeline of shark attacks) and a hilarious ‘Surfrican’ slang glossary. The book is illustrated by more than 180 graphics, cartoons and photographs. You will find quirky descriptions of surf spots along almost 3,000 km of coast (watch out for the razor-toothed tortoise), a photo essay of surfing personalities by acclaimed photographer Harry de Zitter, as well as colorful journalism from top writers covering subjects connected to the surfing lifestyle. The full-color book, which is 110 pages bigger than the previous book, is an indispensable resource. Images come from top South African photographers, such as Barry Tuck, Tom Peschak, Michael Dei-Cont, Andy Mason, Lance Slabbert, Brenton Geach, and Pierre Marqua. The contributors of words added spice to an eclectic mix of culture and science. An original p

The Rough Guide to West Africa (Rough Guide Travel Guides)

The Rough Guide to West Africa (Rough Guide Travel Guides)
$34.99

The Rough Guide to West Africa is the most comprehensive and user-friendly guide to one of the world’s hardest – and most rewarding – regions for travel, covering the 15 visitable countries from Mauritania to Cameroon in fifty percent more detail than its only competitor. Each chapter of the Rough Guide includes thoroughly researched hotel and restaurant listings, sections on everything from food and language to media and sport, and thoughtful background on the environment, culture, history, politics and music. The colour introduction highlights the region’s attractions and touches on its great range of cultural and scenic impressions. Colour photo sections on Arts and Crafts and Fruit and Food Plants offer fascinating information and useful advice. More than 160 accessible and accurate maps guide you from the urban jungle to beaches and mountains. And an extensive index references every place mentioned in the guide.Visit the author blog at http://theroughguidetowestafrica.blogspot.com for news, links and updates.Make the most of your time with The Rough Guide to West Africa

Lonely Planet West Africa (Multi Country Travel Guide)

Lonely Planet West Africa (Multi Country Travel Guide)
$33.99

Experience the best of West Africa with Lonely Planet. With our 7th edition you’ll discover the varied landscape of this fascinating region – take a slow boat to Timbuktu, camp under the Sahara’s starry skies, hike through ancient Dogon Country, discover Cote d’Ivoire’s cosmopolitan Abidjan and kick-back on Ghana’s palm-fringed beaches.Lonely Planet guides are written by experts who get to the heart of every destination they visit. This fully updated edition is packed with accurate, practical and honest advice, designed to give you the information you need to make the most of your trip.In This Guide:Essential safety information provided throughoutUnrivalled activities and courses information for the whole regionGreen Index to make your travels ecofriendly

Lonely Planet Southern Africa (Multi Country Travel Guide)

Lonely Planet Southern Africa (Multi Country Travel Guide)
$32.99

Lonely Planet’s 5th edition of Southern Africa brings you the most extensive coverage of the region. Go on safari in Kruger National Park, taste your way through South Africa’s Winelands, glide in a traditional dugout canoe down the Okavango Delta, snorkel in Lake Malawi and be amazed by one of the seven natural wonders of the world, Victoria Falls.Lonely Planet guides are written by experts who get to the heart of every destination they visit. This fully updated edition is packed with accurate, practical and honest advice, designed to give you the information you need to make the most of your trip.In This Guide:Detailed itineraries take you from laid-back coasts to unforgettable safarisDedicated music chapter gets you into the African grooveGreen Index highlights the best ecofriendly options

Lonely Planet East Africa (Travel Guide)

Lonely Planet East Africa (Travel Guide)
$32.99

Lonely Planet: The world’s leading travel guide publisherLonely Planet East Africa is your passport to all the most relevant and up-to-date advice on what to see, what to skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Wander the winding backstreets of Lamu, trek to the top of Mount Kilimanjaro, or watch the annual wildebeest migration in Masai Mara; all with your trusted travel companion. Get to the heart of East Africa and begin your journey now!Inside Lonely Planet East Africa Travel Guide: Colour maps and images throughout Highlights and itineraries show you the simplest way to tailor your trip to your own personal needs and interests Insider tips save you time and money and help you get around like a local, avoiding crowds and trouble spots Essential info at your fingertips – including hours of operation, phone numbers, websites, transit tips, and prices Honest reviews for all budgets – including eating, sleeping, sight-seeing, going out, shopping, and hidden gems that most guidebooks miss Cultural insights give you a richer and more rewarding travel experience – including customs, history, art, literature, cinema, music, dance, architecture, politics, landscapes, wildlife, and cuisine Over 114 local maps Useful features – including Month-by-Month (annual festival calendar), Safaris, and Travel with Children Coverage of Uganda, Kenya, Tanzania, Rwanda, Burundi, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Nairobi, Kampala, Bujumbura, Dodoma, Kigali, Zanzibar Archipelago, Lamu, Masai Mara, and moreThe Perfect Choice: Lonely Planet East Africa, our most comprehensive guide to East Africa, is perfect for those planning to both explore the top sights and take the road less travelled. Looking for just a few of the destinations included in this guide? Check out Lonely Planet’s Travel Guides to those particular destinations for a comprehensive look at what each destination has to offer.Authors: Written and researched by Lonely Planet, Mary Fitzpatrick, Anthony Ham, Trent Holden, or Dean Starnes.About Lonely Planet: Started in 1973, Lonely Planet has become the world’s leading travel guide publisher with guidebooks to every destination on the planet, as well as an award-winning website, a suite of mobile and digital travel products, and a dedicated traveller community. Lonely Planet’s mission is to enable curious travellers to experience the world and to truly get to the heart of the places they find themselves in.TripAdvisor Travelers’ Choice Awards 2012 and 2013 winner in Favorite Travel Guide category’Lonely Planet guides are, quite simply, like no other.’ – New York Times’Lonely Planet. It’s on everyone’s bookshelves; it’s in every traveller’s hands. It’s on mobile phones. It’s on the Internet. It’s everywhere, and it’s telling entire generations of people how to travel the world.’ – Fairfax Media (Australia)

Lonely Planet East Africa (Multi Country Travel Guide)

Lonely Planet East Africa (Multi Country Travel Guide)
$31.99

Experience the best of East Africa with Lonely Planet. Our 8th edition will take you from the wet and wild activities at the source of the Nile, to wildlife watching in the Serengeti. You’ll trek past the equatorial glaciers of Mt Kenya and relax on picture-perfect beaches in the Zanzibar Archipelago.Lonely Planet guides are written by experts who get to the heart of every destination they visit. This fully updated edition is packed with accurate, practical and honest advice, designed to give you the information you need to make the most of your trip.In This Guide:The only guidebook to the entire region of East AfricaColor wildlife-spotting guide helps you tell a kudu from a Thomson’s gazelleUnique Green Index highlights the best ecofriendly options

Field Guide to the Larger Mammals of Africa: Revised Edition (Field Guides)

Field Guide to the Larger Mammals of Africa: Revised Edition (Field Guides)
$31.00

Of the world’s 4,000 to 4,500 mammal species, about 1,100 occur in Africa. In this updated and revised edition of Field Guide to the Larger Mammals of Africa, authors Chris and Tilde Stuart concentrate on the more visible and easily distinguished larger mammal species, plus some of the more frequently seen smaller mammals. In all, over 400 color photographs, combined with concise, pertinent information highlighting the diagnostic features of each species, provide a comprehensive source of information on each mammal. The latest information has been incorporated and the distribution maps have been revised to reflect the most up-to-date habitat and distribution patterns for each species. A new feature is the inclusion of the mammals’ skulls, grouped together at the back of the book. To aid the reader, color-coding and symbols indicating the habitat and activity period serve as a quick reference to the various mammal groups.

The Safari Companion: A Guide to Watching African Mammals

The Safari Companion: A Guide to Watching African Mammals
$30.00

Since its original publication in 1993, The Safari Companion has been the best field guide to observing and understanding the behavior of African mammals. An indispensable tool for naturalists traveling to Africa, this new edition has been revised to acknowledge the enthusiasm to those watching these magnificent animals at zoos and wildlife parks, and on film. The Safari Companion enables readers to recognize and interpret visible behavioral activities, such as courtship rituals, territorial marking, aggression, and care of young. Each account of over 80 species includes a behavioral table in which the unique actions of the hoofed mammals, carnivores, and primates are described for easy reference. In addition, useful maps show the major national boundaries, vegetation zones, and game parks relevant to the guide. The book includes an extensive glossary, as well as tips on wildlife photography, a list of organizations working to protect African wildlife, and advice on where and when to see the animals.

DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Morocco

DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Morocco
$30.00

Using detailed maps, cutaways, floor plans and color Street Finder, navigate your way around the sprawling Medinas and magnificent ancient urban architecture while expert recommendations provide you with the best hotels, restaurants and nightlife. Soak up the endless flavors of the country with sights, beaches, markets and festivals listed region by region, town by town. And with special features explaining everything from the historic cultural mix of Berber, African and Arabic peoples, to details of the many ancient Kasbahs, mosques and colorful Souks, this comprehensive guide won’t let you down.

Nigeria 2nd (Bradt Travel Guides)

Nigeria 2nd (Bradt Travel Guides)
$29.99

Despite its negative image, for travelers with an open mind and friendly demeanor Nigeria is an incredibly absorbing country in which to travel. Experience the mind-boggling chaos of Lagos, the traditional durbars, Benin bronzes and walled cities, and enjoy its single greatest quality – the warm generosity of 140 million people.Details of getting around, by bush taxi, rail, car or on foot, together with accommodations options, wildlife watching and activities, are balanced by a wealth of background information, from history (of a country dating back thousands of years) and geography to culture and the environment.

Nigeria (Bradt Travel Guide)

Nigeria (Bradt Travel Guide)
$29.99

For the adventurous traveler, Nigeria offers the opportunity to see the country in its raw and naked state. The chaos of Lagos often overshadows the rich offerings found elsewhere in Nigeria. Explore further and travelers can bathe in the Wikki Warm Springs at Yankari National Park; trek through Oshogbo Sacred Forest or visit one of the Emir’s elaborately decorated palaces. The only dedicated English-language travel guide to Nigeria on the market, this edition is thoroughly updated with an expanded section on Lagos.  

The Kingdon Pocket Guide to African Mammals (Princeton Pocket Guides)

The Kingdon Pocket Guide to African Mammals (Princeton Pocket Guides)
$29.95

This is an essential guide for anyone with an interest in wildlife who visits Africa–from the tourist on safari to the more experienced naturalist. Compact and beautifully illustrated, it is ideal for use in the field, while its coverage is the most comprehensive for any book of its size. First pocket guide to cover every species of terrestrial African mammal Adapted from the highly acclaimed Kingdon Field Guide to African Mammals Fully illustrated with the author’s superb color artwork Easy-to-read distribution maps Concise text and clear layout for quick, easy reference Practical format makes it ideal for use in the field

Africa's Top Wildlife Countries: Botswana, Kenya, Namibia, Rwanda, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia & Zimbabwe

Africa's Top Wildlife Countries: Botswana, Kenya, Namibia, Rwanda, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia & Zimbabwe
$29.95

Navigating Africa can be daunting, particularly when planning a safari – an experience that varies greatly according to location. This guide demystifies the process, by detailing the safari stats of 18 African countries with maps, color photographs, illustrations of wildlife, 11 useful charts, and an accommodation guide with a detailed rating system.

Congo: Democratic Republic· Republic (Bradt Travel Guide)

Congo: Democratic Republic· Republic (Bradt Travel Guide)
$28.99

Known as the heart of Africa, the Congos are one of the last bastions in Africa for the seriously adventurous traveler. This revised guide tells you how to travel both adventurously and safely with the practical information and unique maps needed to explore this jungle territory. The Congos encompass Africa’s largest area of intact rainforest and much of the book is devoted to the spectacular wildlife including the mountain gorilla and the critically endangered eastern lowland gorilla. This is the only comprehensive guide to both Congos in English.

East African Wildlife (Bradt Travel Guide)

East African Wildlife (Bradt Travel Guide)
$28.99

The wildlife of east Africa is the major attraction for visitors to this region, with the legendary game reserves of Serengeti and the Maasai Mara. This new visitor’s guide provides a colorful overview of the region’s variety of large mammals together with an insight into their habits and habitats. The book also provides an excellent introduction to the region’s less heralded variety of ‘small stuff’ – including1,500 bird species and butterflies.Accessible and beautifully illustrated, the guide will appeal both to the first-time visitor and to the serious naturalist seeking a compact volume to carry around. It will also make a great souvenir after the trip.

Zambia, 5th (Bradt Travel Guides)

Zambia, 5th (Bradt Travel Guides)
$28.99

Zambia is one of the best destinations in Africa for walking and river safaris, hot springs, and waterfalls. This fifth, fully updated edition leads visitors through all the prime attractions—set in their historical and environmental context—from the newly declared Ngonye Falls National Park, through the Sioma Ngwezi National Park to the famous Luangwa Park, host to several unique species and an ideal place for leopard-spotting. It includes advice for the independent traveller: how to bush camp in comfort, survival techniques for canoe encounters with hippos or crocodiles as well as guidance on all-terrain driving. With detailed reviews of lodges, hotels and campsites, plus 51 maps and GPS coordinates, Bradt’s Zambia is the essential travel companion for anyone going to this under-explored safari destination.


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