Synopses & Reviews
The handy pocket-size guide is packed with useful information, tips and recommendations, accompanied by colour photographs, charts and maps for the first-time traveller who wants to experience the major highlights that Sri Lanka has to offer. This travel book surpasses other guides in that it incorporates essential information in an easy-to-carry and easy-to-read format that is attractive and useful at the same time. It provides a visitor with an invaluable introduction to Sri Lanka by concisely highlighting the countrys must see areas in a practical and user-friendly format, thus encouraging the tourist to make the most of his/her available time. All the essential information you need to get around an unfamiliar country is compacted into useful and practical At-a-Glance sections at the end of each chapter. The fold-out map of Sri Lanka is ideal for tourists and visitors. In addition to the main map of Sri Lanka, it features 6 detailed area maps, 1 site plan and 15 town plans.
About the Author
Since specializing in the history of the East India Company at university, Robin Gauldie has travelled around India and Sri Lanka several times. Currently editor of ABTA World Heritage Guide
, and the author of Globetrotter Guide to Goa and Bombay
he is a well established travel writer.
Table of Contents
Colombo Kandy and the Hill Country Galle and the Southwest The South Coast Anuradhapura and the Northwest Trincomalee, the East Coast and the North