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.
Tanzania Handbook, 3rdby Lizzie Williams
Tanzania is the jewel of Africa's east coast. Famous highlights inviting travelers to discover this incredible country include the Serengeti, Mount Kilimanjaro, Ngorongoro Crater and the exotic island of Zanzibar. Footprint's 3rd edition guide has been fully updated, including details on all these plus many more to help you get off the beaten track. Whether you fancy wildlife spotting or lazy days on the beach this guide covers it all. *Witness the greatest wildlife show on earth on the plains of the Serengeti *Includes a 32-page dedicated wildlife guide *Great coverage of all the adventure activities on offer hiking, ballooning, diving, fishing and more *Accommodation listings for every budget, from luxury lodges to bush camps and remote coastal hideaways *In-depth culture and history section *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 *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 Tanzania 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-color 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 vast array of game reserves to glorious beaches on the Indian Ocean, Footprint's fully updated 3rd edition will help you navigate this fascinating destination.
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