Originally from London, Lizzie has worked and lived in Africa for 14 years. Starting out on trips across the continent as a tour leader on overland trucks, she has sat with a gorilla, slept amongst elephants, fed a giraffe and swum with a hippo and is now something of an expert on border crossings and African beer. For Footprint she is author of South Africa, Namibia, Kenya and Tanzania; has written the only country guide to Nigeria and the first city guide to Johannesburg for Bradt; is author of the AA Spiral Guide to South Africa and Africa Overland, a glossy look at the overland route from Nairobi to Cape Town, is co-author of the DK Eyewitness to Kenya, and has contributed to Turkey and Egypt for Rough Guides. She has written various online African destination guides for leading websites in the UK and US including Frommers, British Airways and World Travel Guide.net. When not on the road, Lizzie lives in Cape Town.
Kenya Handbook, 3rdby Lizzie Williams
Pink flamingos, white rhinos, the world's most famous game reserve and a peak to rival Kilimanjaro: all this and more await travelers to this beguiling country. Footprint's 3rd edition has been fully updated and revised to provide all the information necessary, whether you want to balloon over the Masai Mara, hike Mount Kenya or simply lie back and relax on
Pink flamingos, white rhinos, the world's most famous game reserve and a peak to rival Kilimanjaro: all this and more await travelers to this beguiling country. Footprint's 3rd edition has been fully updated and revised to provide all the information necessary, whether you want to balloon over the Masai Mara, hike Mount Kenya or simply lie back and relax on some of Africa's most beautiful beaches. From Nairobi, Kenya's capital of coffee and commerce, to the remoteness of the Laikipia Plateau, find great places to stay, eat and sleep, plus detailed coverage on the amazing array of wildlife and activities this country has to offer.*32-page wildlife guide, essential when on safari *Detailed listings on the best activities including ballooning, diving, kite surfing, mountain climbing and caving *Accommodation listings for all, from luxury tented camps to blissful coastal hideaways *Full-color planning section to inspire travelers*Includes carefully selected itineraries offering advice on how to get the best out of your trip whether you're travelling for a week or a month or more*Extensive thoroughly researched information to help you plan your trip as well as advise you on the ground*The heart of the guide is broken in to the key regions of Kenya and gives you comprehensive information on each of these regions*Each regional section has an overview map, local information on how to get around with transport and street maps where relevant, a short history of the region, thorough advice on what to see and do and a directory of key local information on banks, embassies, internet cafes and medical services. *Also includes a full-colour mini atlas which has maps of each region to help you get your bearings *Key local words and phrases are included to help you communicate ensuring an even better travel experience From the huge selection of game reserves to the glorious white sand beaches, Footprint's fully updated 3rd edition will help you navigate this awe-inspiring destination.
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