South Africa, Lesotho & Swaziland

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Lonely Planet, 1998 - Lesotho - 665 pages
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With coverage ranging from the surf scene to historic vineyards to trekking the Drakensberg, this is the definitive guide to South Africa. The book contains a 32-page full-color safari guide, extensive coverage of national parks, and hundreds of recommendations on where to stay and eat. Also featured are Afrikaans and tribal language sections and 95 thoroughly updated maps.

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Contents

FACTS ABOUT THE REGION
13
Fauna 27 Language
28
Religion
34
REGIONAL FACTS FOR THE VISITOR
41
Electricity 46 Dangers Annoyances
53
Land 62 Sea
63
Ungulates 76 Other Mammals
89
FACTS ABOUT THE COUNTRY
99
KWAZULUNATAL
372
Information
378
Organised Tours
384
Entertainment
391
Hibiscus Coast
397
Mtunzini
403
Winterton
427
Griqualand East
433

Government 115 Arts Culture
118
FACTS FOR THE VISITOR
127
Tourist Offices 127 Newspapers Magazines 133 Work
137
Public Holidays 134 Entertainment
143
GETTING AROUND
150
Minibus Taxi 155 Hitching
160
History 166 Things to See Do
177
Cape Town the Orientation 169 Table Mountain Cableway
183
Groot Constantia
185
Places to Eat
202
Getting Around
217
West Coast Swartland
230
EASTERN CAPE PROVINCE
287
Addo Elephant National Park
300
NORTHERN CAPE PROVINCE
342
Kalahari Gemsbok National
355
Springbok
366
Around Pietermaritzburg
439
Newcastle
445
Orientation
515
Places to Eat
521
Zastron
540
Hartbeespoort Dam
549
NORTHERN PROVINCE
562
Louis Trichardt
568
Facts about the Country
588
Religion
594
Getting There Away
600
Around Lesotho
606
Health
623
Getting Around
625
Car Motocycle 626 Manzini 633 Mhlambanyatsi
637
Text 645 National Parks Wildlife
655
Copyright

About the author (1998)

Murray is an editor for Lonely Planet.

Williams graduated from the University of Missouri with a journalism degree. He has won awards writing about golf, tennis and hockey as a senior writer for Newsday.

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