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Zambia

byChris Mcintyre

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For some 20 years, Bradt's Zambia has been widely acknowledged as the best guidebook on the market, with superior coverage in almost every field. In this new sixth edition, background information - history, culture and natural history - remains as comprehensive as ever, while practical guidance, including in-depth reviews of lodges, hotels and campsites, is now stronger than ever for Victoria Falls and Zambia's top national parks and wildlife areas. This new edition, whilst still providing full coverage of the country, concentrates on the places that people really want to visit in Zambia: Zambia's game-rich safari regions and wildlife areas, along with the Victoria Falls. Also included are GPS coordinates for the small but growing number of self-drive visitors to Zambia, plus information on walking safaris and activities at Victoria Falls and on the Zambezi.

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Chris McIntyre went to Africa in 1987, after reading physics at Queen's College, Oxford. He taught with VSO in Zimbabwe for almost three years and travelled extensively, before co-authoring the UK's first guide to Namibia and Botswana for Bradt Travel Guides. He is now managing director of the specialist tour operator Expert Africa, an...
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Title:ZambiaFormat:PaperbackDimensions:560 pages, 8.39 × 5.49 × 0.91 inPublished:September 7, 2016Publisher:Bradt Travel GuidesLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1784770124

ISBN - 13:9781784770129

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Table of Contents

Introduction PART ONE GENERAL INFORMATION Chapter 1 History, Politics and Economy History, Government and administration, Economy Chapter 2 People and Culture Population overview, Ethnic groups, Religion, Education, Festivals Chapter 3 The Natural Environment Physical environment, Flora and fauna, Conservation Chapter 4 Planning and Preparation When to go and highlights, Tourist information, Public holidays, Organising a safari, Getting there, Red tape, What to take, Maps and navigation, Photography and optics, Money and budgeting, Getting around, Accommodation, Food and drink, Shopping, Communications and media, Cultural guidelines, Travelling positively Chapter 5 Health and Safety Health, Safety Chapter 6 In the Wilds Driving, Bush camping, Walking in the bush, Canoeing, Minimum impact PART TWO THE GUIDE Chapter 7 Lusaka History, Getting there and away, Orientation, Getting around, Where to stay, Where to eat and drink, Entertainment and nightlife, Shopping, Banks and changing money, Communications, Other practicalities, Further information, Sport and activities, What to see and do Chapter 8 Livingstone and the Victoria Falls History, Geology, Livingstone, What to see and do, Safaris around the Falls area Chapter 9 Lake Kariba and the Lower Zambezi From Livingstone to Lusaka, Lake Kariba, From Lusaka to Chirundu, Lower Zambezi Valley Chapter 10 The Luangwa Valley The Great East Road, South Luangwa National Park, North Luangwa National Park, Luambe National Park, Lukusuzi National Park Chapter 11 Bangweulu Area The Great North Road, Around Mpika, Kasanka National Park, Around Kasanka and Bangweulu, The Bangweulu Wetlands, Isangano National Park Chapter 12 Northern Zambia Getting organised. The Great North Road to Mpulungu, Lake Tanganyika and environs, Nsumbu (Sumbu) National Park, The road to Mweru Wantipa and Kaputa, From Mbereshi to Kasama Chapter 13 The Copperbelt The history of the copper, Lusaka to Kapiri Mposhi, Ndola, Kitwe, Chingola, Solwezi Chapter 14 The Kafue River Basin Towns around Kafue National Park, Kafue National Park, Lochinvar and Blue Lagoon national parks Chapter 15 Western Zambia Southwestern Zambia, Barotseland, Northwestern Zambia Appendix 1 Wildlife Guide Appendix 2 Languages Appendix 3 Further Information Index

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