Kenya

Kenya

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Kenya by Dave Richards, Viv Richards

The handy pocket-size guide is packed with useful information, tips and recommendations, accompanied by colour photographs, charts and maps for the first-time traveller who wants to experience the major highlights that Kenya has to offer. This travel book surpasses other guides in that it incorporates essential information in an easy-to-carry and easy-to-read format that is attractive and useful at the same time. It provides a visitor with an invaluable introduction to Kenya by concisely highlighting the region’s ‘must see’ areas in a practical and user-friendly format, thus encouraging the tourist to make the most of his/her available time. All the essential information you need to get around an unfamiliar region is compacted into useful and practical ‘At-a-Glance’ sections at the end of each chapter. The fold-out map of Kenya is ideal for tourists and visitors. In addition to the main map of Kenya, which highlights scenic routes, it features 11 detailed area maps and 3 town plans.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781843305286
Publisher: New Holland Publishers, Limited UK
Pages: 128
Product dimensions: 5.00(w) x 7.13(h) x 0.04(d)

About the Author

Leading tour guides Dave and Val Richards specialize in photographic and ornithological safaris in Kenya, Tanzania and Rwanda. Dave has written articles for the East Africa wildlife Society’s monthly magazine, and published a book, Birds of Kenya: a Celebration, for which he was also the photographer.

Table of Contents

1Introducing Kenya5
The Land6
History in Brief16
Government and Economy25
The People28
2Central Kenya33
Nairobi34
Aberdare National Park41
Mount Kenya National Park43
3Western Kenya49
Masai Mara National Reserve50
Lake Victoria54
4Great Rift Valley61
Lake Turkana62
Lake Baringo and Lake Bogoria66
Lake Nakuru and Lake Naivasha69
5Northern and Eastern Kenya79
Samburu and Buffalo Springs80
Shaba National Reserve82
Meru National Park84
6Southern Kenya91
Amboseli National Park92
Tsavo National Park94
7The Coral Coast103
Old Mombasa Town104
South and North Coasts108
Lamu Archipelago117
Travel Tips122
Index128

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