Northern desert wilds give way to the rain-soaked Casamance, fringed by hundreds of kilometres of pristine beaches and the fantastically frenetic capital city, Dakar, surrounded by ocean and proudly perched at the westernmost point on the African continent. This new edition includes details of the rapidly changing transport situation, notably the opening of the new international airport and the first bridge to span the Gambia River.
This smorgasbord of landscapes is all accessible within a day's travel, making Senegal the perfect choice for anyone looking to sink their teeth into West Africa, for the first time or the hundredth. Natural assets aside, senegal is home to a world of man-made delectations: Dakar's nightclubs throb well into the morning hours and offer a rare chance to dance yourself silly with superstar musicians on their home turf.
Beyond the capital, as visitors peer through the door of no return, Saint-Louis' charm is an enchanting throwback to the colonial glamour of the 19th century, and sleepy Île de Gorée is a haunting testament to colonial horror, where thousands destined for the Americas glimpsed their homes for the final time.
Senegal Bradt Travel Guide #ad - With all new first-hand research, Bradt's Senegal is the only guide ready to take you to all corners of this enchanting land. With one of africa's most prolific arts scenes, and this book provides a thorough and accessible introduction to the music, film, Senegal attracts numerous visitors for its cultural attractions, art, and literature of this most creative of countries.
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Once arrived you will see that you are ‘outstanding in the crowd’ and will be treated differently… Wolof for each moment! The market, restaurant, your hotel, up country or the local disco. The author offers you the challenge to speak the colloquial language before you’ll reach Yundum Airport near Banjul or Leopold II in Dakar.
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The Gambia Bradt Travel GuideBradt Travel Guides #ad - 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.
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. Lonely planet. 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.
The Gambia Bradt Travel Guide #ad - . 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. 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, music workshops and opportunities to experience the unique local culture, information on festivals, and informed advice about birdwatching possibilities in a country very popular with first-time birders to Africa.
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Senegal: Modern Senegalese Recipes from the Source to the BowlLake Isle Press #ad - Pierre’s first book, and now senegal takes a deeper dive, Yolele!, introduced Senegalese food to the world, the food producers at the heart of its survival, showcasing the ingredients and techniques elemental to Senegalese cooking, and the unique cultural and historical context it exists in. This is the food of Senegal, from the source to the bowl.
You’ll meet local farmers, fishermen, humble food producers, and home cooks each with stories to tell and recipes to share and savor. Lake Isle Pr. You won’t just be learning to make a few dishes, you’ll learn about the Senegalese people, the stories of their past, and importantly, the issues they face today and tomorrow.
Lonely planet. You’ll feel the sun at your back and the cool breeze off the Atlantic, hear the sizzle of freshly caught fish hitting the grill, and bask in the tropical palm forests of Casamance. Inspired by the depth of senegalese cooking and the many people he’s met on his culinary journey, these recipes are Pierre Thiam’s own creative, modern takes on the traditional.
Senegal: Modern Senegalese Recipes from the Source to the Bowl #ad - . Learn to cook the vibrant, diverse food of senegal, such as soulful stews full of meat falling off the bone; healthy ancient grains and dark leafy greens with superfood properties; fresh seafood grilled over open flame, served with salsas singing of bright citrus and fiery peppers; and lots of fresh vegetables and salads bursting with West African flavors.
Senegal will transport you deep into the country’s rich, multifaceted cuisine.
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Written by award-winning african novelist mariama Ba and translated from the original French, So Long a Letter has been recognized as one of Africa's 100 Best Books of the 20th Century. Considered a classic of contemporary african women's literature, So Long a Letter is a must-read for anyone interested in African literature and the passage from colonialism to modernism in a Muslim country.
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The adventurous will find adrenalin rushing as they profit from windsurfing and kitesurfing opportunities, while for culture, fuelled by strong breezes and Atlantic waves, Mindelo is the attraction with a constant backdrop of seductive music, the thread which ties together the islands scattered across the mid-Atlantic.
Consequently, they attract 95% of Cape Verde's visitors, leaving the other seven inhabited islands undeveloped. There is a massive cape verdean diaspora in the USA, especially around the Eastern seaboard and Massachusetts in particular. Hikers and those curious to discover something authentic are drawn to them, taking some true time-out in tiny Brava or mellow Maio or enjoying the cultural fusion of African, spending their time walking amongst the jaw-dropping mountainous landscapes of Fogo or Santo Antão, Portuguese and Brazilian influences in the cities of Praia and Mindelo.
Cape Verde Bradt Travel Guides #ad - This new edition reflects the many changes since the previous one, including the introduction of charter flights from the UK to Sal and the first casino-hotel on Sal, as well as providing full information on how to make the most of the less developed islands away from the main tourist hotspots. The guide includes well-researched history and cultural sections, with a particularly strong section on music, and brings an honest approach to reporting the fragile balance between tourist development and protecting the environment.
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Lonely Planet The Gambia & Senegal Multi Country Travel GuideLonely Planet #ad - Bradt travel guides. Lake Isle Pr. 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.
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