Insight Guides: Kenya

Insight Guides: Kenya

by Philip Briggs

Paperback(Fifth Edition)

$22.99

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781780051314
Publisher: Apa Publications UK, Ltd.
Publication date: 10/01/2012
Series: Insight Guides Series
Edition description: Fifth Edition
Pages: 336
Product dimensions: 5.80(w) x 8.80(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Philip Briggs is a South African travel writer; he first backpacked between Nairobi and Cape Town in 1986 and has been traveling the highways and byways of Africa ever since. He has written guidebooks to destinations all over Africa, including Insight Guides to South Africa, Tanzania and Zanzibar, Namibia, and Gambia and Senegal. He also contributes to specialist travel and wildlife magazines including Africa Birds & Birding, Africa Geographic, BBC Wildlife, Travel Africa and Wanderlust.

Table of Contents

Introduction
Best of Kenya
Introduction
The Ancestral People

History and Culture
Decisive Dates
The Earliest Inhabitants
Swahili Traders
European Exploration and Colonisation
The Struggle for Independence
The Modern Republic

Photo Features
Kenya’s Avian Giants
Maasai: Nomads of the Plains
Palms, Baobabs and Other Trees
Swahili Culture photo feature [NEW]

Places
Introduction
Nairobi
Rift Valley Lakes
Maasai Mara
Western Kenya
Mount Kenya, the Aberdares and Laikipia
Northern Game Circuit
North to Lake Turkana
Amboseli National Park
Tsavo East and West
Mombasa
The South Coast
North to Malindi
To Lamu and Beyond


Travel Tips

TRANSPORTATION
ACCOMMODATION
EATING OUT
ACTIVITIES
A–Z
LANGUAGE
FURTHER READING
 

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