Namibia - Guía de viaje - The Bradt Travel Guide

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Idioma: INGLÉS.
Autor: Chris McIntyre.
4ª edición. Enero 2011.
544 Páginas. 16 Páginas de fotos a color. 57 Mapas.
ISBN: 9781841623351.

This thoroughly updated fourth edition includes all the developments in Namibia's accommodation, from guest farms and lodges to bush-camps, plus details on areas of natural interest such as the new Sperrgebiet National Park. Author Chris McIntyre tempts adrenaline junkies with exciting opportunities for dune-boarding, ballooning and quad-biking in the desert, while the guide details Namibia's unique and fascinating wildlife, how to visit bushman villages and guidelines on eco-travel. From the desolate Skeleton Coast to the lush Kavango and Caprivi Strip, or the picturesque capital, Windhoek, Bradt has it covered.

  • Thoroughly updated, Bradt's Namibia is the most comprehensive guide on the market
  • Detailed reviews of accommodation options from lodges and hotels to campsites
  • Chris McIntyre, the author, is a well-known and established expert on Africa
  • This new edition offers increased coverage of the national parks, including the new Sperrgebiet National Park

  • Table of Contents

      • Acknowledgements
      • Introduction
    • Part One General Information
      • History, Politics and Economy
        • History; Economy
      • People and Culture
        • Population overview; Ethnic groups; Language; Education; Religion; Arts, crafts and culture
      • The Natural Environment
        • Physical environment; Flora and fauna; Conservation
      • Planning and Preparation
        • When to go and highlights; How to travel and costs; Organising your trip; Getting there and away; Red tape; Money and banking; What to take; Accommodation; Food and drink; Shopping; Communications and media; Giving something back
      • Health and Safety
        • Health; Safety
      • Getting around Namibia
        • Driving; By air; By rail; By bus; Local transport; Hitchhiking
      • Camping and Walking in the Bush
        • Camping; Walking; Canoeing; Minimum impact
    • Part Two The Guide
      • 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
      • The Central Corridor
        • West from Windhoek: to the coast; East from Windhoek; South from Windhoek
      • 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
      • Lüderitz and the Southwest
        • The roads to Lüderitz; Lüderitz; Excursions from Lüderitz; Sperrgebiet National Park, North of the B4
      • The Namib-Naukluft National Park
        • History; Flora and fauna; NamibRand Nature Reserve; Naukluft Mountains; Sesriem and Sossusvlei area; Solitaire area; The park’s northern section
      • Swakopmund and Walvis Bay Area
        • History; Swakopmund; Walvis Bay; Around the towns
      • The Skeleton Coast
        • Flora and fauna; National West Coast Recreational; Area; Skeleton Coast Park: the south; Skeleton; Coast Park: the north
      • The Kunene Region
        • Southern Damaraland; Northern Damaraland; Kaokoland
      • Etosha National Park
        • Background information; Practical information; What to see and do
      • Highlands south of Etosha
        • Omaruru; Otjiwarongo; Waterberg Plateau; Park; Outjo; Kamanjab
      • The Triangle and Bushmanland
        • Otavi; Tsumeb; Grootfontein; Bushmanland
      • Ovamboland
        • Tsumeb to Ondangwa; Ondangwa; Ongwediva; Oshakati; Oshakati to Ruacana; Ruacana
      • Rundu and the Caprivi Strip
        • Kavango Region; Excursions into Botswana; Caprivi Region
    • Appendices
      • Wildlife Guide
      • Language
      • Further Information
      • Index
      • List of Maps (alphabetical)
        • Administrative areas; Bwabwata East National Park; Bushmanland; Caprivi Strip; Central Corridor; Damaraland; Eastern Caprivi’s wetlands; Etosha National Park; Etosha NP: east; Fish River Canyon & hiking trail; Gobabis; Grootfontein; Hardap Dam; Henties Bay; Highlands south of Etosha; Kaokoland; Katima Mulilo; Keetmanshoop; Khaudum National Park; Lüderitz & the southwest; Lüderitz Peninsula; Lüderitz; Malaria distribution; Mariental; Mohembo, Shakawe & Tsodilo Hills; Namibia; Namib-Naukluft area; Namib-Naukluft NP: northern section; Okahandja; Omaruru; Ondangwa; Opuwo; Oshakati; Otjiwarongo; Outjo; Ovamboland; Popa Falls & Mahango NP; Rehoboth; Ruacana area & Falls; Rundu; Sesriem & Sossusvlei area; Southern Kalahari & Fish River; Swakopmund & Walvis Bay, Around; Swakopmund; Skeleton Coast, The; Triangle & Bushmanland, The; Triangle area, The; Tsumeb; Tsumkwe; Walvis Bay; Waterberg Camp & short trails; Windhoek, around; Windhoek, central; Windhoek, Independence Avenue; Windhoek, orientation