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The Resource The Gambia : the Bradt travel guide, Philip Briggs, updated by Simon Fenton

The Gambia : the Bradt travel guide, Philip Briggs, updated by Simon Fenton

Label
The Gambia : the Bradt travel guide
Title
The Gambia
Title remainder
the Bradt travel guide
Statement of responsibility
Philip Briggs, updated by Simon Fenton
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"With 16 well-researched chapters and 26 useful maps, this new thoroughly updated second edition of Bradt's The Gambia remains the most comprehensive guide available in any language to what is the smallest country on mainland Africa. As well as encompassing the popular coastal resorts, the guide also provides all the detailed information required to explore the relatively undeveloped interior, making it ideal for both visitors on organised packaged holidays and independent travellers alike. Bradt's The Gambia reveals all the background and practical information needed to explore arguably Africa's most welcoming and safest country with its plethora of beach resorts - catering to all tastes and budgets - that line the 80km stretch of tropical coastline running from the capital Banjul to the remote southern border. Small in size but rich in African character, The Gambia offers perhaps the closest English-speaking 'winter sun' destination from Europe. Justifiably popular with birdwatchers, the lush mangrove- and jungle-fringed river is also home to crocodiles, hippos, chimpanzees and a variety of monkeys. Historic attractions include the mysterious megalithic stone circles at Wassu and Ker Batch, and the fortified James Island and former slave-trading village of Juffureh (to where Alex Haley traced his ancestry in the book and TV programme Roots) - all of which form part of the country's two UNESCO World Heritage Sites and offer rich pickings to moderately adventurous travellers." -- Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
NZAUC
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Briggs, Philip
Dewey number
916.665104
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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Fenton, Simon
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  • Gambia
  • Gambia
Label
The Gambia : the Bradt travel guide, Philip Briggs, updated by Simon Fenton
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 253-255) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
on1017788447
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
Edition 2.
Extent
x, 262 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781784770648
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
colour illustrations, colour maps
System control number
(OCoLC)1017788447
Label
The Gambia : the Bradt travel guide, Philip Briggs, updated by Simon Fenton
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 253-255) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
on1017788447
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
Edition 2.
Extent
x, 262 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781784770648
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
colour illustrations, colour maps
System control number
(OCoLC)1017788447

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