Malawi by Philip BriggsMalawi by Philip Briggs


byPhilip Briggs

Paperback | October 7, 2016

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Bradt's Malawi by Africa expert Philip Briggs isthe only standalone practical guide to 'Africa's best kept secret' and offersdetailed, comprehensive information to suit the needs of every wanderer. This fullyrevised and updated 7th edition offers extensive practical information, all thelatest cultural and political developments, plus a 19-chapter, in-depthbreakdown and coverage of the country to cater for all interests and budgets. Malawiis increasingly covered in the media as a holiday destination and this guidereflects its position as an up-and-coming destination for bird watchers, safarienthusiasts, trekkers, beach seekers, kayakers, rock climbers, scuba divers, families,and backpackers alike. As'the Warm Heart of Africa', Malawi is noted for the welcoming, friendlydemeanour and colourful culture of its people which makes a 'Big 5' safari inMajete Wildlife Reserve and kayaking the palm-fringed Likoma Island magnificentfootnotes to a Malawian adventure. From trekking the rugged, rural wildernessof Mount Mulanje to relaxing at Lake Malawi's beachside luxury resorts, Malawiis the textbook destination for those seeking an exotic African experiencewithout the crowds.
Philip Briggs is the world's foremost travel writer specialising in Africa. Born in the UK and raised in South Africa, he first backpacked between Nairobi and Cape Town in 1986 and has been travelling the highways and byways of Africa ever since. Published in 1991, his Bradt guide to South Africa was the first such guidebook to b...
Title:MalawiFormat:PaperbackDimensions:352 pages, 8.6 × 5.58 × 0.66 inPublished:October 7, 2016Publisher:Bradt Travel GuidesLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

IntroductionPART ONE GENERAL INFORMATIONChapter 1 Background InformationGeography, Climate, History, Government and administration, Economy, People and cultureChapter 2 Flora and FaunaVegetation, Conservation areas, WildlifeChapter 3 Practical InformationWhen to visit, Itineraries, Tourist information, Tour operators, Red tape, Getting there and away, Safety, Women travellers, What to take, Electricity, Money and banking, Getting around, Accommodation, Eating and drinking, Public holidays, Shopping, Media and communications, Cultural etiquetteChapter 4 HealthPreparations, Medical problems, Unusual medical problems, Other safety concernsPART TWO LILONGWE AND SOUTH-CENTRAL MALAWIChapter 5 LilongweHistory, Getting there and away, Orientation, Getting around, Tourist information, Tour operators and safari companies, Where to stay, Where to eat and drink, Entertainment and nightlife, Shopping, Sports and swimming, Otherpracticalities, What to see and do, Short trips from LilongweChapter 6 Senga Bay and SurroundsGetting there and around, Where to stay, Where to eat and drink, Shopping, Other practicalities, What to see and doChapter 7 Dedza and SurroundsDedza, Chongoni Rock Art Area, Mua Mission and surroundsChapter 8 Lake Malawi National ParkMonkey Bay, Cape Maclear (Chembe), Inside Lake Malawi National ParkChapter 9 Mangochi and the Southern LakeshoreMangochi, From Mangochi to Monkey Bay PART THREE SOUTHERN MALAWIChapter 10 LiwondeLiwonde Town, Liwonde National ParkChapter 11 Zomba and SurroundsZomba Town, Zomba Plateau, Lake Chilwa, Chikala PillarsChapter 12 BlantyreHistory, Getting there and away, Orientation and getting around, Tourist information, Tour operators and safari companies, Where to stay , Where to eat and drink, Entertainment and nightlife, Shopping, Other practicalities, What to see and doChapter 13 Mulanje and SurroundsMulanje Town, The Mulanje ring road, Mulanje Massif , ThyoloChapter 14 Lower Shire ValleyGetting around, Chikwawa, Majete Wildlife Reserve, Lengwe National Park, Nchalo Sugar Estate, Mwabvi Wildlife Reserve, Bangula, Nsanje, Elephant MarshPART FOUR NORTH-CENTRAL MALAWIChapter 15 Inland from Lilongwe to MzuzuNtchisi Forest Reserve, Kasungu, Kasungu National Park, Mzimba, South Viphya Forest ReserveChapter 16 Nkhotakota and SurroundsHistory, Getting there and away, Tourist information, Where to stay, eat and drink, Shopping, Other practicalities, What to see and do, Beaches south of Nkhotakota, Nkhotakota Wildlife ReserveChapter 17 The Lakeshore from Dwangwa to ChinthecheDwangwa, Kande, Bandawe, ChinthecheChapter 18 The Lake Ferry and the IslandsThe Lake Ferry, Likoma Island, Chizumulu IslandChapter 19 Nkhata BayGetting there and away, Tour/activity operators, Where to stay, Where to eat and drink, Shopping, Other practicalities, Around Nkhata BayPART FIVE NORTHERN MALAWIChapter 20 MzuzuHistory, Getting there and away , Tourist information, Where to stay, Where to eat and drink, Nightlife, Shopping, Other practicalities, What to see and do Chapter 21 Nyika and Vwaza Rumphi, Nyika National Park, Further afield, Vwaza Marsh Wildlife ReserveChapter 22 Livingstonia and the Northern Lakeshore ResortsKandewe Cultural Heritage Site, The lakeshore from Chiweta to Ngala, LivingstoniaChapter 23 Karonga and the Far NorthKaronga, Chitipa, Misuku HillsAppendix 1 LanguageAppendix 2 Further InformationIndex

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