Mobi ½ The Gambia Bradt Travel Guide ´ philip briggs

Mobi The Gambia

Mobi ½ The Gambia Bradt Travel Guide ´ philip briggs ´ [KINDLE] ❆ The Gambia (Bradt Travel Guide) By Philip Briggs – With 16 well researched chapters and 26 useful maps this new thoroughly updated second edition of Bradt’s The Gambia remains the most comprehensive guide available in With 16 well researched chapters and 26 useful maps this new thoroughly updated second edition of Bradt’s The Gambia remains the most comprehensive guide available in any language to what is the smallest country on mainland Africa Significant development has taken place in recent years and this new edition offers all the latest updates including new restaurants and hotels detailed coverage of the many new eco lodges and camps that have sprung up information on festivals music workshops and opportunities to experience the uniue local culture and informed advice about birdwatching possibilities in a country very popular with first time birders to Africa As well as encompassing the popular coastal resor The Bradt series of guides is unrivalled for the second division countries in Africa and I have used them many time in these places with great benefit But the focus is generally a bit too heavy on culture and in the case of the Gambia where birdwatching i s major if not the aspect of tourism they do seem to have missed the boat a bit Everything is there in this guide but real tips ion birding are a bit spares OYou can get from 5 minutes on the web Overall still good

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Ts the guide also provides all the detailed information reuired to explore the relatively undeveloped interior making it ideal for both visitors on organised packaged holidays and independent travellers alikeBradt’s The Gambia reveals all the background and practical information needed to explore arguably Africa’s most welcoming and safest country with its plethora of beach resorts catering to all tastes and budgets that line the 80km stretch of tropical coastline running from the capital Banjul to the remote southern border Small in size but rich in African character The Gambia offers perhaps the closest English speaking ‘winter sun’ destination from Europe Justifiably popular with birdwatcher This guide is no doubt the best one in existence for travel to The Gambia Even if you were only to stay on the coast in one of the many package hotels you would want to know something of the character and history of the country and the numerous possibilities for travelmaybe just for a day trip to Banjul and the excellent National Museum Albert Market and the Ali Baba Restaurantbut also for some trips further afield and upriver Philip Briggs has written a comprehensive guide and with it you will be able to gain a good understanding of the country and its wonderful opportunities for independent travel It is uite easy to travel independently by bus or bush taxi with this guide to meet some of the world's friendliest people and to be encouraged to see a beautiful and fascinating country

Mobi ☆ Bradt Travel Guide ↠ Philip Briggs

The Gambia Bradt Travel GuideS the lush mangrove and jungle fringed river is also home to crocodiles hippos chimpanzees and a variety of monkeys Historic attractions include the mysterious megalithic stone circles at Wassu and Ker Batch and the fortified James Island and former slave trading village of Juffureh to where Alex Haley traced his ancestry in the book and TV programme Roots all of which form part of the country's two UNESCO World Heritage Sites and offer rich pickings to moderately adventurous travellersBradt’s The Gambia is the perfect companion for discovering this safe welcoming and decidedly tourist friendly English speaking country which makes for an ideal short stay introduction to the uniue atmosphere of Africa A very useful guide for a first visit to The Gambia and bang up to date The section relating to the history of the country was particularly interesting and the information about places to visit was very good I usually purchase a Lonely Planet or Rough Guide when visiting a new country but liked the reviews about this guide so decided to purchase it My only criticism was that it should have stated that it was best to take sterling and change it into Gambian currency on arrival We found the ATM s very variable and there was not one near a hotel