Rough Guide to Gambia by Emma Gregg, Richard Trillo, Rough Guides
The Rough Guide to The Gambia is the most comprehensive guide to Africa’s most accessible country. This second edition, the result of detailed on-the-ground research, reports on exciting new developments including beautiful eco-retreats and imaginative wildlife conservation projects where visitors can see birds, monkeys and chimps at close range. Detailed maps and plans are complemented by expert and upbeat guidance on the beaches, villages and music, the mangrove creeks and the River Gambia itself. There are first-hand reviews of all the best accommodation, restaurant and bar options in the country, both on and off the beaten track, for everyone from shoestring travellers to luxury tourists. The guide is also full of trademark candid insights into Gambian history, politics, music, language and culture.
Richard Trillo is author of Rough Guides to West Africa and Kenya and has been visiting the region regularly since his first trip in 1978. When not travelling around Africa, Richard is also Rough Guides'' Communications Director in London.After meeting Richard on a research trip in The Gambia 1994, Emma Gregg has been a key contributor to The Rough Guide to West Africa. She is also editor of Travel Africa magazine