Bradt's Ghana is the only dedicated guidebook on the market and the most comprehensive source of travel information on the country, written by Philip Briggs, the leading writer of guidebooks to Africa. Catering for all types of visitors, from bar-hoppers to birdwatchers, and covering everything from Ghana's 550km of Atlantic coastline to its remote and sparsely populated northern border, Bradt's Ghana is the most detailed resource for those who want to explore the country's wealth of tropical beaches, national parks, forest reserves, cultural sites and scenic waterfalls. It also includes more than 60 maps and is accompanied by a dedicated updated website run by the author himself. Friendly, ...
Transport options are a particular feature, including long-distance connections to neighbouring countries, river trips on the River Niger, and camel trekking in the Massif de l'Aïr and Tènèrè desert regions, home to the nomadic Tuareg people. This guide covers both ends of the developing travel market for Niger: upmarket travellers looking for background information as a supplement to a tour, and budget explorers with a need to know all the practicalities.
Madagascar is no longer a destination only for the tough adventurer. Visitors can relax at fly-in resorts like Anjajavy, where lemurs cavort in the trees shading the swimming pool, while budgetconscious travellers will find an abundance of cheap hotels and affordable local transport. This is an island of constant delights: the animais, people and landscape are like nowhere else on earth and the ninth edition of this award-winning guide helps you to make the most of it.
Zambia Travel Guide - Travel advice and holiday tips including Lusaka hotels and restaurants, walking safaris, tours, Victoria Falls and Zambezi activities. Also featuring GPS coordinates, national parks and reserves such as North and South Luanga, Lower Zambezi, Liuwa Plain and Kafue, Lake Tanganyika, wildlife, birdwatching, culture and history.
Hidden in the depths of central Asia, Kyrgyzstan's yawning valleys and abundant wildlife make it one of the world's most beautiful destinations. Go trekking amongst the towering 7,000m peaks in the Central Tien Shan, sample shashlyk and laghman in the multi-coloured Osh Bazaar or take a dip in the enormous alpine Lake Issyk-Kul. This fully updated second edition includes everything you need to know about entry requirements and getting around, as well as insightful information on the history and culture of the once-nomadic Kyrgyz people. Join Laurence Mitchell on an adventure through isolated Silk Road villages, vast walnut forests and rocky deserts guarded by eagles and vultures.
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.
Albania's unspoilt mountain scenery, cultural sites and beaches mean it is becoming increasingly popular with a growing number of curious travellers. This affectionate guide to Albania covers the length and breadth of the country, discovering remote villages and out-of-the-way towns such as Peshkopia and Erseka. Visitors will find detailed information on wildlife, national parks, hiking routes, and beaches and the latest updates in a country where changes happen every 5 minutes. For those interested in the culture and history, there is more on the main archaeological sites at Butrint and Byllis and Byzantine art, together with biographical vignettes of individuals who have figured in the country's history.
A new edition of the essential guide for independent travellers to this unusual and remarkable African country. In addition to the charms of Asmara - with its broad avenues, markets and Roman Catholic cathedral - the interior, rich in historical remains, is well worth visiting and is covered comprehensively. The main port, Massawa, is a natural gateway to the 350 islands in the Red Sea that offer superb diving, and this guide provides all the necessary information.
The Bradt guide is the most comprehensive book on the market to the Mascarene islands of Mauritius, its dependency Rodrigues and the French island of Réunion. It is the only guide to cover the full range of dining and accommodation options, from shoestring to luxury. It offers greater coverage of flora, fauna and conservation projects than other guides, as well as in-depth information on outdoor pursuits, beaches, food, culture and language. Whether visitors want to chill out amid Rodrigues’s simple charms, hike through the volcanic landscapes of Réunion, or get married in Mauritius, the information is here.