Gabon, Sao Tome and Principe (Bradt Travel Guide)

Gabon, Sao Tome and Principe (Bradt Travel Guide)

by SophieWarne (Author)

Synopsis

Gabon is the ideal destination for naturalists, boasting easily accessible rainforests and reserves where an astonishing range of wildlife can be found and environmental conservation and research is being carried out. This guide offers introductions to the history, geography and culture of the region and covers all the hard facts a visitor needs to know, including activities such as fishing, watersports and whale and dolphin watching. Thorough sections on the independent volcanic islands of Sao Tome and Principe will help visitors to discover this archipelago of sugarloaf peaks, idyllic beaches and fertile rainforests, which hosts a range of endemic species. With extensive practical information on accommodation, restaurants and transport and sections on languages, from French to local dialects, this book offers an insight into one of the best locations in Africa for both birds and primates.

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More Information

Format: Paperback
Pages: 264
Edition: illustrated edition
Publisher: Bradt Travel Guides
Published: 01 Sep 2003

ISBN 10: 1841620734
ISBN 13: 9781841620732
Book Overview: Sophie Warne was shortlisted for The Times Young Travel Writers' 2000 competition.

Author Bio
Sophie Warne is a freelance travel writer who has traveled extensively in Africa. She has worked on children's natural history books and was shortlisted for The Times Young Travel Writers' 2000 competition.