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Ecoguide: South African Destinations

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This is more than just a traveler’s guide to South Africa, or a “World in one Country”, as it is often called. Ecoguide: South African Destinations presents the traveler from home or abroad with a range of possibilities to see and to experience the extraordinary beauty and hospitality that is South Africa.

A country as diverse as its people: This guide introduces you to the culture and traditions of the multitalented South Africans, thoroughly explains the Ecoregions of this ...

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Overview

This is more than just a traveler’s guide to South Africa, or a “World in one Country”, as it is often called. Ecoguide: South African Destinations presents the traveler from home or abroad with a range of possibilities to see and to experience the extraordinary beauty and hospitality that is South Africa.

A country as diverse as its people: This guide introduces you to the culture and traditions of the multitalented South Africans, thoroughly explains the Ecoregions of this diverse country, highlighting all the major Nature Reserves and Parks.

And for those looking for an adrenaline rush, or just something very different, this guide will help you to find the best places for bungee or frog jumping, Ecotrain Rides or restaurants, where traditional dishes range from the exotic to the bizarre. Want to know how to organize your own Lion Safari? How to discover the best water holes? How to negotiate the endless “Elephant Road”? How to plan a visit to one of the numerous National Parks and enjoy every minute of your sojourn?

The Ecoguide will give you all the necessary contact details to make bookings, while the destinations text will give you relevant info on each area in South Africa, organized province by province, with numerous travelling tips and interesting info boxes. Two full color SA maps on the inside front and back cover indicates not only the provinces, major routes and biome regions, but also all the national parks, regional reserves rivers and world heritage sites as discussed in this informative guide.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781875093601
  • Publisher: Briza Publications
  • Publication date: 9/1/2013
  • Pages: 160
  • Product dimensions: 6.40 (w) x 9.50 (h) x 0.50 (d)

Meet the Author

AUGUST SYCHOLT has lived and worked as a freelance writer and photographer in southern Africa for many years. His work focuses on the human diversity, the unique animal kingdom and the fascinating landscapes of southern Africa, whose untouched regions he has got to know on his countless safaris. He is the author and photographer of numerous photographic books, half a dozen travel guides, countless magazine articles and many documentary films. His passion is the people, the wilderness and landscapes of southern Africa and he has continuously drawn attention to the plight of the animals in Africa’s threatened wilderness.
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