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    DescriptionThe leading guide for independent travelers, combining detailed practical information with exceptional coverage of the natural and cultural attractions.


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    Title
    Namibia
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Chris McIntyre
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 560
    Width: 136 mm
    Height: 214 mm
    Thickness: 28 mm
    Weight: 621 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781841623351
    ISBN 10: 1841623350
    Classifications

    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: TRG
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T14.3
    BIC subject category V2: WTH
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 03
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    B&T General Subject: 800
    Ingram Theme: CULT/AFRICN
    B&T Merchandise Category: TVL
    BISAC V2.8: TRV002000
    Ingram Subject Code: TT
    B&T Modifier: Continuations: 02
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 41
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 09
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1HFMN
    B&T Approval Code: A19900000
    LC classification: DT
    DC22: 916
    BISAC V2.8: TRV002070
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 13130
    Libri: NAMI5080
    DC22: 916.8810442
    LC subject heading:
    BIC subject category V2: 1HFMN
    DC23: 916.8810442
    Thema V1.0: WTH
    Thema geographical qualifier V1.0: 1HFMN
    Edition
    4, Revised
    Edition statement
    4th Revised edition
    Illustrations note
    16pp colour photos & 57 maps
    Publisher
    BRADT TRAVEL GUIDES
    Imprint name
    BRADT TRAVEL GUIDES
    Publication date
    12 April 2011
    Publication City/Country
    Buckinghamshire
    Author Information
    Chris McIntyre's first trip to Africa was in 1987. He taught in Zimbabwe and is now managing director of specialist tour operator Expert Africa and the author of Bradt's Botswana, Zambia and Zanzibar.
    Review quote
    'Best guidebook.' The Sunday Times 'By far the most thorough and informative.' Travel Africa 'Provides in-depth information.' BBC Wildlife 'Travelling independently to Namibia and exploring some of the remoter corners of this fascinating country by 4x4, we came to depend on the Bradt Guide. This was especially the case when we ventured into Bushmanland in the north east to visit the remote Khaudum National Park. Arriving late into Tsumkwe and unable to gain access to the lodge, we were forced to drive hard up the sand tracks into the gathering gloom, eyes glued to the GPS and totally reliant on the coordinates thankfully detailed in this comprehensive guidebook. We toasted Chris McIntyre with a few beers when we finally arrived at the Sikerti Camp!' Exodus
    Table of contents
    PART ONE GENERAL INFORMATION 1Chapter 1 History and Economy 3History 3, Government and administration, Economy Chapter 2 People and Culture People (to be expanded), Language, Education, Religion, Arts, crafts and culture, Sport Chapter 3 The Natural Environment Physical environment, Flora and fauna, Conservation Chapter 4 Planning and Preparation When to go, How to travel, Organizing your trip 52, Getting there, Red tape 57, Money and banking 58, What to take 60, Photography and optics 63, Accommodation 64, Food and drink 65, Shopping for crafts 66, Communications and media 66, Giving something back Chapter 5 Health and Safety Before you go, In Namibia, Diseases and when to see a doctor, Returning home, Safety Chapter 6 Getting around Namibia Driving, By air, By rail, By bus, Local transport, Hitchhiking Chapter 7 Camping and Walking in the Bush Camping, Walking, Canoeing, Minimum impact PART TWO THE GUIDE Chapter 8 Windhoek History, Getting there and away, Orientation, Getting around, Tourist information and tour operators, Where to stay, Where to eat, Entertainment and nightlife, Shopping, Sports facilities, Other practicalities, What to see and do, Excursions beyond Windhoek Chapter 9 The Central Corridor West from Windhoek: to the coast, East from Windhoek, South from Windhoek Chapter 10 The Southern Kalahari and Fish River Canyon Mariental, Hardap Dam Recreational Resort, East of Mariental and the B1: the Kalahari, The road from Mariental to Keetmanshoop, Keetmanshoop, The Deep South, Fish River Canyon Chapter 11 Luderitz and the Southwest The roads to Luderitz, Luderitz, Excursions from Luderitz, Sperrgebiet National Park, North of the B4, Maltahohe Chapter 12 The Namib-Naukluft National Park History, Flora and fauna, NamibRand Nature Reserve, Naukluft Mountains, Sesriem area and Sossusvlei, Solitaire area, The park's northern section Chapter 13 Swakopmund and Walvis Bay Area History, Swakopmund, Walvis Bay, Around the towns Chapter 14 The Skeleton Coast Flora and fauna, National West Coast Recreational Area, Skeleton Coast Park (to be expanded) Chapter 15 Damaraland and Kaokoland Southern Damaraland, Northern Damaraland, Kaokoland (to be expanded) Chapter 16 Etosha National Park Background information, Practical information (to be expanded) Chapter 17 North-Central Namibia Omaruru, Otjiwarongo, Waterberg Plateau Park, Outjo, Kamanjab Chapter 18 The Triangle and Bushmanland Otavi, Tsumeb, Grootfontein, Bushmanland, Khaudum National Park Chapter 19 Owamboland Ondangwa, Oshakati, Ruacana (to be expanded) Chapter 20 Rundu and the Caprivi Strip Kavango Region, Caprivi Region (possible addition of Mangetti Game Reserve) Appendix 1 Wildlife Guide Appendix 2 Language Appendix 3 Further Information Index