The Resource The Gambia : the Bradt travel guide, (electronic resource)

The Gambia : the Bradt travel guide, (electronic resource)

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The Gambia : the Bradt travel guide
Title
The Gambia
Title remainder
the Bradt travel guide
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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. Significant development has taken place in recent years and this new edition offers all the latest updates, including new restaurants and hotels, detailed coverage of the many new eco lodges and camps that have sprung up, information on festivals, music workshops and opportunities to experience the unique local culture, and informed advice about birdwatching possibilities in a country very popular with first-time birders to 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 Ơ catering to all tastes and budgets Ơ 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. All in all, Bradt's The Gambia is the perfect companion for discovering this safe, welcoming and decidedly tourist-friendly English-speaking country which makes for an ideal short-stay introduction to the unique atmosphere of Africa
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Midwest
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Briggs, Philip
Dewey number
916.665104
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no index present
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non fiction
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dictionaries
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hoopla digital
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Bradt travel guide
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  • Gambia
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adult
Label
The Gambia : the Bradt travel guide, (electronic resource)
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https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/12061662
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online resource
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multicolored
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txt
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rdacontent
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MWT12061662
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unknown
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1 online resource
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  • online
  • electronic
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12061662
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
The Gambia : the Bradt travel guide, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/12061662
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
MWT12061662
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT12061662
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
12061662
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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