Item description for South Africa: Second Edition (Odyssey Illustrated Guides) by Gary Mead...
One of the physically most beautiful countries in the world, South Africa is re-emerging as one of the world's foremost travel destinations, following a troubled history and the welcome breakdown of apartheid. The very best of the many attractions are described in this authoritative guide, including historic Cape Town, sheltering beneath the distinctive Table Mountain, the sub-tropical city of Durban on the shores of the Indian Ocean and the gold capital of the world, Johannesburg. An extensive section discusses colonial and post-colonial history of this wonderful country. Also described in detail is the amazing diversity of flora and fauna which truly makes South Africa a country worth visiting. * The "must-have" guide to this wonderful country * All the prime tourist destinations described in detail * Fascinating and complete account of the rich and varied flora and fauna * Invaluable account of the political and historical background of the nation * Literary excerpts offer alternative perspectives on South Africa
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Jenn Leigh and Gary Mead are sharing their experiences and successful actions as two parents raising six children between them. Each of the children are doing very well in life. The authors are the owners of Kids Fun Club America. Kids Fun Club America is a group of concerned parents, grandparents and affiliates in a growing number of cities nationally who are co-creating the "Go to Website" for families. The authors are also on the panel of advisors for the "Family Advice Column" on the website. Jenn Leigh drew freehand as a child and was delighted to illustrate the book and plans to do more illustrating for future books. Gary's favorite role was daddy. He became an Eagle Scout and later a Scout Master. He loves traveling, art, photography and organic gardening. Jenn & Gary are concerned about the wellbeing of the family. They believe every child should be loved and nurtured and parenting should be a fulfilling activity. Both are enjoying their roles as loving grandparents.