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    Africa Overland by Bradt

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    The most comprehensive and reliable guide to getting around Africa by Motorcycle, Bicycle, Truck and 4x4. Also includes excellent cultural and historical background information.
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    Ethiopia Djibouti & Somaliland by Lonely Planet

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    The only guide covering Djibouti and the only sensible alternative to the Bradt for Somalia/Somaliland and Ethiopia, this Lonely Planet gives practical and touristic information, interspersed with LP's excellent maps. For this often-troubled region, we would advise taking both the Lonely Planet as well as relevant Bradt Guides (which provide intimate background and Cultural knowledge on top of the Lonely Planet's practicalities).
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    Birds of Southern Africa

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    Fully illustrated guide for bird watchers who are looking for more detail than that offered by the Bradt guide to Southern African Wildlife. Includes over 2500 photos and covers South Africa, Namibia, Lesotho, Swaziland, Botswana, Mozambique, Zambia, Malawi, Zimbabwe and Angola.
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    Marrakesh Shortlist

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    Handy little guide to Marrakech, with full colour photography throughout.
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    Egypt by Lonely Planet

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    Usual Lonely Planet fare, most helpful for the budget traveller looking for information on getting around, where to stay and what to eat. This edition also has sections devoted to Nile cruises and diving in the Red Sea.
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    Botswana and Namibia by Lonely Planet

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    The only combined guide to both Botswana and Namibia so useful as a space saver, although less reliable and less detailed than the Footprint and Bradt Guides.
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    South Africa, Lesotho and Swaziland by Rough Guide

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    A comprehensive and detailed practical guide for the independent traveller on a budget, with over 50 colour-coded maps.
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    Johannesburg & Kruger National Park by Footprint Focus

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    A pcoket guide to the city and nature reserve. Footprint gives sound advice on where to visit in Johannesburg, combined with thorough recommended itineraries, hotels, restaurants and practical advice for game drives.
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    Cape Town, Winelands & the Garden Route by Time Out

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    One of the best city guides, Time Out specialise in restaurant listings, activities and night life.
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    Birds of Kenya & Northern Tanzania by Helm

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    Comprehensive, handy field guide which covers over 1,100 species with accurate colour illustrations.
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    Madagascar Highlights

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    Showcasing the best travel itineraries the island has to offer, this is a great collection of ideas and advice for travelling to Madagascar.
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    Seychelles by Bradt

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    A thorough guide to the islands, only necessary if straying from your hotel to explore inland.
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    Burkina Faso by Bradt

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    As to be expected this Bradt guide is thorough, well-presented, with plenty of local information from an author based in the country.
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    Cape Town Shortlist by Time Out

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    Abbreviated version of the Time Out Guide, excellent for a short trip with the emphasis on going out, shopping and customised itineraries.
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    Malawi by Bradt

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    The only comprehensive guide available to Malawi, it is dependable, detailed and informative.
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    Sudan by Bradt

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    As with Bradt's other African guides, this is solidly practical and written with the individual passion of an insider.
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    Botswana by Globetrotter

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    Handy, laminated travel pack which includes a slim guide and a pull-out map (1:1,750,000).
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    Namibia by Footprint

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    An excellent, durable guide to Namibia, fully updated information on where to eat and sleep and how to get around one of the world's last true wildernesses.
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    Tanzania by Footprint

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    A thorough guide with a good practical advice for the independent traveller and decent cultural and historical information. Hardback format makes it heavier but more durable.
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    Cairo Pocket Guide by Berlitz

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    A slim, pocket-sized guide to the essentials of Cairo for the traveller on any budget. Includes a brief history, the sights arranged by region with accommodation and food in the back. Brief but useful.
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    Namibia by Bradt

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    One of the most comprehensive guides to Namibia available at the moment, with expert advice on eco-friendly travel, spotting wildlife, visiting out-of-the-way locations and experiencing this fascinating country.
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    Libya by Culture Smart

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    Useful, up-to-date little guide to the customs and etiquette of Libya.
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    Morocco by Rough Guide

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    One of the best Rough Guides, this is a good practical guide with excellent maps.
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    Kenya by Insight

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    By far the best looking of the Kenyan guides, this lavish guidebook is packed with full-page photographs. Arranged by themes rather than location, for example, history, animals and the safari experience – can be frustrating as the hotel and restaurant listings are bulked together at the back rather than listed by area.
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    Cape Town Wallpaper City Guide 2012 by Wallpaper

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    A guide to Cape Town for the uber-trendy, these beautifully designed guides are the perfect accompaniment to a stylish holiday in the most fashionable boutique hotels, spas and art galleries.