The Gambia & Senegal

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Lonely Planet Publications, 2002 - Travel - 336 pages
This detailed guide entices readers with a combination of history and culture as well as a multitude of activities. For the active traveller, there is extensive coverage of the national parks and wildlife reserves to be found within these two tropical African countries. A special feature of the book is a 32-page colour guide to the region's striking birdlife and stunning beaches. Water-sports, boating, fishing, cycling, and other activities are listed. Restaurants, accommodation and transportation alternatives are considered for all tastes and budgets. Language sections are also included for both countries.

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Andrew Burke is an Australian poet who started out in the mid-sixties as a 'beat' poet in response to Kerouac, Ginsberg, Ferlinghetti, et al. Since then he has dabbled in a million styles, and written in many genre - short stories, plays, songs, literary journalism and criticism, etc. To this day he believes you can write poetry in all genre, not just verse. He has had six books published, and teaches at Edith Cowan University at times, where he is also writing a novel for his PhD. His former wife, three children, daughter-in-law and two grandchildren also feature in his work.

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