West Africa

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Lonely Planet, 2006 - Travel - 904 pages
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Salt caravans in the Sahara, imposing forts on the Ghanaian coast, urban buzz in Lagos, the steamy lushness of Casamance- West Africa's attractions are as diverse as they are intriguing. Whether you want to set out for Timbuktu, laze on a sandy beach or overland it from desert to jungle, Lonely Planet shows you the what, where and how.

Move To The Groove- our expert music chapter tell who's who, where it's happening and what's hot.

Be Inspired- highlights, itineraries and planning sections help you plot your path.

Get The Backgroundwith in-depth discussion of West Africa's history, manifold cultures and distinctive arts and crafts.

Talk The Talk- our language chapter will have you greeting locals in 25 regional languages.

Go Your Own Waywith detailed transport information and 150 user-friendly maps.

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