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Lonely Planet Gambia & Senegal (Lonely Planet Gambia & Senegal)by Katharina Kane
Synopses & Reviews
Lush tropical forests, arid desert lands and the calm sway of charming fishing villages, The Gambia and Senegal will seduce you with a stunning array of sights, sounds and flavours. Whether you're headed for golden sand strands for beach bliss or want to get up close and personal with over 600 bird species, this guide gives you the inside information on the region's richest experiences.
Rock To The Rhythm - get set to swing to mbalax and sway to sensual zouk with our music chapter.
Twitchers Paradise - ticked a little greenbul off your list yet? Our bird chapter will show you how.
Embrace The Outdoors - from leisurely pirogue tours to clambering through mighty baobab trees.
Talk The Talk - chat with the locals with the help of our indispensable Language chapter.
Go Your Own Way - detailed transport information and over 60 user-friendly maps show you where to go.
Lonely Planet's 4th edition of The Gambia &Senegal will take you from the arid desert lands of the north to the lush tropical forests in the south, and from the capital cities of Dakar and Banjul to the more remote Bassari country. Go lion spotting in the Parc National de Niokolo-Koba or hike around the beautifully conserved Abuko Nature Reserve.
Lonely Planet guides are written by experts who get to the heart of every destination they visit. This fully updated edition is packed with accurate, practical and honest advice, designed to give you the information you need to make the most of your trip.
In This Guide:
Dedicated chapters on birdwatching and music
Customised itineraries take you up the coast or down the river
Unique Green Index highlights the best ecofriendly options
The only guide to comprehensively cover both Gambia and Senegal, this book includes in-depth coverage of Dakar's heady nightlife, Senegal's thriving music scene, as well as arts and culture; a special section on the birds of Senegal and Gambia for bird-watchers; and full coverage of the popular resorts on the beautiful Atlantic coast.
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