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Ethiopia - Etiopia - Guía de viaje - The Bradt Travel Guide

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Ethiopia. Etiopía. Idioma: INGLÉS. Autor: Philip Briggs. 5ª edición. MAYO 2009. 624 PÁGINAS. 16 PÁGINAS DE FOTOS A COLOR. 70 MAPAS. ISBN: 978 1 84162 284 2. While the world taps its feet, Ethiopia breakdances with its shoulders – and Bradt's Ethiopia is the most thorough guide available to this vibrant land of majestic landscapes, rich history and welcoming people. Ever since its first publication, its blend of enthusiasm and down-to-earth advice has attracted rave reviews from both the travel press and readers. The most thorough travel guide to Ethiopia on the market. Highly praised by travel press and readers. An ideal guide for first-time visitors, including plenty of tips on bridging the cultural gap. Covers Ethiopia's wildlife sanctuaries and heritage hotspots.

Table of Contents

PART ONE GENERAL INFORMATION

 

Chapter 1 Ethiopia at a Glance

Facts and figures, Federal regions

 

Chapter 2 Culture and History

Language, Religion, History

 

Chapter 3 Wildlife

Mammals, Reptiles, Birds

 

Chapter 4 Planning and Preparation

When to visit, Tourist information, Getting to Ethiopia, Paperwork, Money matters, Packing, Planning an itinerary

 

Chapter 5 Traveling in Ethiopia

Tourist information, Public holidays, Money, Getting around, Accommodation, Eating and drinking, Shopping, Nightlife, music and dancing, Media and communications, Crime, Hassles

 

Chapter 6 Bridging the Cultural Gap

Responsible tourism, Guilt, Cultural perspectives, Giving, Overcharging and bargaining, Budget travel and meanness

 

Chapter 7 Health and Safety

Preparations, Diseases, Medical facilities, Insects, Outdoor health, Disabled travel

 

PART TWO ADDIS ABABA

 

Chapter 8 Addis Ababa

 

PART THREE NORTHERN ETHIOPIA

 

Chapter 9 Addis Ababa to Lake Tana by Road

 

Chapter 10 Bahir Dar and Lake Tana

 

Chapter 11 Gonder and the Simien Mountains

 

Chapter 12 Axum and the Adigrat Road

 

Chapter 13 Rock-hewn Churches of Northeast Tigrai

 

Chapter 14 Mekele and the Danakil

 

Chapter 15 Dessie, Woldia and Surrounds

 

Chapter 16 Dessie to Addis Ababa

 

Chapter 17 Lalibela and Surrounds

 

PART FOUR EASTERN ETHIOPIA

 

Chapter 18 Addis Ababa to Adama by Road

 

Chapter 19 Awash National Park and the Assab Road

Chapter 20 Harar and Dire Dawa

 

PART FIVE SOUTHERN ETHIOPIA

 

Chapter 21 Addis Ababa to the Rift Valley via Butajira

 

Chapter 22 The Rift Valley South to Awassa

 

Chapter 23 The Bale and Arsi Highlands

 

Chapter 24 The Moyale Road

 

Chapter 25 Arba Minch and the Konso Highlands

 

Chapter 26 South Omo

 

PART SIX WESTERN ETHIOPIA

 

Chapter 27 The Wenchi Loop

 

Chapter 28 The Western Highlands

 

Chapter 29 Gambella

 

Appendix I Ethiopian Swing

 

Appendix 2 Further Reading

 

Appendix 3 Language

 

Appendix 4 Glossary

 

Appendix 5 Key Historical and Legendary Figures in Ethiopia

 

Appendix 6 Some Ethiopic Transciptions of Place Names

 

Index