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Insight Guide South Africa (Insight Guides South Africa) [Paperback]

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This 364-page book includes a section detailing South Africa's history, 22 features covering aspects of the country's life and culture, ranging from the music of the shanty towns to spectacular wildlife, a region by region visitor's guide to the sights, and a comprehensive Travel Tips section packed with essential contact addresses and numbers. The key features include: Places - region-by-region gazetteer section, with top attractions highlighted and cross-referenced with detailed local maps; Essay Features - incisive essays on the islands' history, people and culture, from music and dance to arts and crafts; Photo Features - magazine-style full-colour features on some of the country's most exotic sights, including Table Mountain and South Africa's floral abundance; and Travel Tips - practical listings section, including accommodation, restaurants, pubs, bars and cafes, entertainment, nightlife, transport and essential contact addresses and numbers. It also includes hundreds of full-colour photographs and 15 maps.

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Studio: Insight Guides
Pages   383
Est. Packaging Dimensions:   Length: 8.74" Width: 5.91" Height: 0.87"
Weight:   1.46 lbs.
Binding  Softcover
Release Date   Apr 30, 2005
Publisher   Insight Guides
ISBN  9812580298  
ISBN13  9789812580290  
UPC  027793580298  

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Find another guide  Aug 29, 2002
I used this book before my trip to learn about the history, but I never used it once in South Africa. I found everyone else's Lonely Planet Guide much more helpful.
Easy to read, balanced, and informative  Jun 12, 2001
I recently purchased this book for my mother who is going to South Africa for a vacation. The book was so helpful for me two years ago, that I wanted to make sure she had it. (My copy is marked up and the seams are a bit worn!) I like the books's balanced report on the history of South Africa, and the fact that it is neither for rich travelers with no budget, nor is it for poor students. The sections on things to buy and places to go are great, with enough examples to give you choices, but not simply a laundry list of restaurants and stores. It also has good information on things like local languages and cultures.

Great book and I'd recommend it to anyone.

A Beautiful Book about a Beautiful Country  Aug 9, 2000
I had the opportunity to visit SA for a month in 1999. I knew going that I would have an informed friend to host and guide me, so I did not bring any guide books with me. However, when I returned home and had 34 rolls of film to show, I wanted a book to accompany the photos and act like its own souvenier. After looking at many titles, I settled on the Insight Guide because of its excellent balance of basic information (incl. a well-written chapter on the history), color photos (on the order of National Geographic), maps, tourist information (what to do; where to go; how to prepare; etc.), and candor about apartheid. I never regretted paying a few extra dollars more for the book because it stood head and shoulder above the competition. It's the book I would have made had I the opportunity. The mulitple authors are well-informed, and though some info might be outdated, one has to remember-- this is AFRICA!

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