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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Contents

Itineraries
23
CASAMANCE
25
725
80
OUAGADOUGOU
146
Peoples of West Africa
157
95
165
102
171
119
184
Maliville
423
Nzérékoré
429
Liberia
462
Sport
468
594
478
Mali
482
Arts
488
AROUND BAMAKO
501

Mamfe
195
WEST PROVINCE
201
Garoua
207
Parc National de Waza
213
Around Kribi
219
Cape Verde
229
SANTIAGO
235
Around São Vicente
242
WESTERN GAMBIA
313
GAMBIA DIRECTORY
322
Around Kayes
328
ACCRA
353
Around Ho
375
Around Kumasi
384
Wa
390
TRANSPORT IN GHANA
399
The Culture
407
AROUND CONAKRY
417
Around Djenné
507
Around Sévaré
513
Bandiagara
519
Around Timbuktu
528
Around Hombori
534
TRANSPORT IN MALI
543
621
563
Around Ouadâne
569
TRANSPORT
616
708
673
SENEGAL DIRECTORY
738
Sierra Leone
746
FREETOWN
760
THE NORTH
794
TOGO DIRECTORY
802
Transport
830
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