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Salt caravans in the Sahara, imposing forts on the Ghanaian coast, urban buzz in Lagos, the steamy lushness of Casamance- West Africa's attractions are as diverse as they are intriguing. Whether you want to set out for Timbuktu, laze on a sandy beach or overland it from desert to jungle, Lonely Planet shows you the what, where and how.
Move To The Groove - our expert music chapter tell who's who, where it's happening and what's hot.
Be Inspired - highlights, itineraries and planning sections help you plot your path.
Get The Background with in-depth discussion of West Africa's history, manifold cultures and distinctive arts and crafts.
Talk The Talk - our language chapter will have you greeting locals in 25 regional languages.
Go Your Own Way with detailed transport information and 150 user-friendly maps.
Posted July 17, 2006
A beautiful travel book on West Africa . It gives one a good idea of the counties, of west Africa Africa, ie their ethnic compositions, flora and fauna and physical features. Highly recommended.Also enjoyed reading The Usurper and Other Stories, Mango Elephants in the Sun, Triple Agent Double Cross,The old man and the medal,Nervous Conditions, Shake hands with the Devil, Disciples of Fortune. They gave me a better understanding and pulse of the region and Africa at large.Was this review helpful? Yes NoThank you for your feedback. Report this reviewThank you, this review has been flagged.
Posted May 21, 2009
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