South Africa

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Dorling Kindersley, 2011 - Travel - 480 pages
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DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: South Africa will lead you straight to the best attractions South Africa has to offer. Packed with information, detailed maps, beautiful cutaways, and floor plans of all major sites, this guide explores every facet of the "Rainbow Nation." This edition also introduces a new 56page field guide to South Africa's wildlife and safari experience, containing detailed information on safaris, wildlife reserves, and local species. DK Eyewitness Travel: South Africa covers everything from Zulu culture to the country's majestic lions, providing you with comprehensive and essential information about the country.

This fully updated and expanded South Africa guide provides comprehensive guidance on the best things to do in South Africa, from exploring the Palace of the Lost City and Kruger National Park to experiencing the multifaceted culture of a country with 11 official languages! The DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: South Africa provides all the insider tips every visitor needs, with dozens of reviews for hotels, recommendations for South African restaurants and entertainment, and tips for shopping, for any budget.

Don't miss a thing on your vacation with the DK Eyewitness Guide to South Africa.

Packed with photographs, illustrations, and maps
Cutaways and floor plans of all the major sights
3D aerial views of the city's most interesting districts
Huge selection of hotels, restaurants, stores, and entertainment venues

Introducing a 56pp guide to South Africa's wildlife and the safari experience, with detailed information on safaris, wildlife reserves and species.

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About the author (2011)

trained as a geographer at the University of Natal, South Africa. He has traveled widely across the United States and has contributed to many focusing on nature and conservation.

Philip Briggs is a travel writer and tour guide who specializes in East and Southern Africa. He was born in Britain and raised in South Africa; he has written many travel guides and other books on the African continent. He also has written for many naturalist magazines.

Marielle Renssen, who lives in South Africa, was a Publishing Manager for Struik. She has successfully run two marathons and countless half marathons and 30km (18 miles) races, and has completed the tough The Foot of Africa marathon. Marielle co-wrote "Marathon Runner's Handbook" (New Holland) with Bruce Fordyce, and is the author of the "Complete Running Manual" (New Holland, 2007)

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