Lonely Planet Botswana & Namibia (Travel Guide)

Lonely Planet Botswana & Namibia (Travel Guide)

孤独星球:博茨瓦纳和纳米比亚(旅游指南)

by Anthony Ham,Lonely Planet,Alan Murphy,Trent Holden,Kate Morgan,

Product Details 商品信息

Publisher 出版社 :Lonely Planet; 3(2013-06-01)
Format 装订 : Paperback 平装
Pages 页数 : 400页
Language 语种 : English 英语
Age Range 适读年龄 :
ISBN-13 条形码 : 9781741798937
Product Dimensions 商品尺寸 : 12.8 x 1.7 x 19.7 cm
Shipping Weight 商品重量 :323 g

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$28.99

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About the Book 内容简介

Lonely Planet: The world's leading travel guide publisher

Lonely Planet Botswana & Namibia is your passport to all the most relevant and up-to-date advice on what to see, what to skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Watch the wildlife gather in Etosha National Park, feel the soft sand of the Sossusvlei red dunes, or drift through the waters of Okavango; all with your trusted travel companion. Get to the heart of Botswana and Namibia and begin your journey now!

Inside Lonely Planet Botswana & Namibia Travel Guide:

  • Colour maps and images throughout

  • Highlights and itineraries show you the simplest way to  tailor your trip to your own personal needs and interests

  • Insider tips save you time and money and help you get around like a  local, avoiding crowds and trouble spots

  • Essential info at your fingertips - including hours of  operation, phone numbers, websites, transit tips, and prices

  • Honest reviews for all budgets - including eating, sleeping,  sight-seeing, going out, shopping, and hidden gems that most guidebooks  miss

  • Cultural insights give you a richer and more rewarding travel  experience - including customs, history, art, literature, poetry, cinema,  music, dance, architecture, politics, wildlife, and cuisine

  • Over 53 local maps

  • Useful features - including Top Experiences, Month-by-Month  (annual festival calendar), and Planning a Safari

  • Coverage of Windhoek, Gaborone, Victoria Falls, Zambia, Zimbabwe,  Kasane, the Okavango Delta, Kalahari, Damaraland, the Caprivi Strip,  Swakopmund, Sossusvlei, Luderitz, Fish River Canyon, Tsodilo Hills, Skeleton  Coast, and more

The Perfect Choice: Lonely Planet Botswana & Namibia, our most comprehensive guide to Botswana and Namibia, is perfect for those planning to both explore the top sights and take the road less travelled.

  • Looking for more extensive coverage? Check out Lonely Planet's Southern  Africa Guide for a comprehensive look at all the region has to offer.

Authors: Written and researched by Lonely Planet, Alan Murphy, Anthony Ham, Trent Holden, and Kate Morgan.

About Lonely Planet: Started in 1973, Lonely Planet has become the world's leading travel guide publisher with guidebooks to every destination on the planet, as well as an award-winning website, a suite of mobile and digital travel products, and a dedicated traveller community. Lonely Planet's mission is to enable curious travellers to experience the world and to truly get to the heart of the places they find themselves in.

TripAdvisor Travelers' Choice Awards 2012 and 2013 winner in Favorite Travel Guide category

'Lonely Planet guides are, quite simply, like no other.' - New York Times

'Lonely Planet. It's on everyone's bookshelves; it's in every traveller's hands. It's on mobile phones. It's on the Internet. It's everywhere, and it's telling entire generations of people how to travel the world.' - Fairfax Media (Australia)


About the Author 作者简介

Anthony Ham:

Anthony is a freelance writer and photographer who specialises in Spain, East and Southern Africa, the Arctic and the Middle East. When he's not writing for Lonely Planet, Anthony writes about and photographs Spain, Africa and the Middle East for newspapers and magazines in Australia, the UK and US.

In 2001, after years of wandering the world, Anthony finally found his spiritual home when he fell irretrievably in love with Madrid on his first visit to the city. Less than a year later, he arrived there on a one-way ticket, with not a word of Spanish and not knowing a single person in the city. When he finally left Madrid ten years later, Anthony spoke Spanish with a Madrid accent, was married to a local and Madrid had become his second home. Now back in Australia, Anthony continues to travel the world in search of stories.

  
Lonely Planet:

Since 1973, Lonely Planet has become the world's leading travel media company with guidebooks to every destination, an award-winning website, mobile and digital travel products, and a dedicated traveller community. Lonely Planet covers must-see spots but also enables curious travellers to get off beaten paths to understand more of the culture of the places in which they find themselves.

TripAdvisor Travelers' Choice Awards winner in Favorite Travel Guide category for 2012, 2013, 2014 and 2015.


《孤独星球》是世界最大的私人旅行指南出版商,由托尼·惠勒和莫琳·惠勒1972年在澳大利亚维多利亚州墨尔本西郊的富兹克雷区创立。在伦敦、奥克兰、新德里和北京设有办公室,其旅行指南就称为《孤独星球》系列,历史相当悠久,是第一个针对背包客撰写的旅行系列丛书,受到背包客及其他低开销旅游者广大的推崇。


  
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Critical Praise 推荐评价

Scores 八月向日葵评分

7.8

Reviews 相关评论6条评论
  • Not bad but not great
    Not bad but not great

    2013-10-20

    You can probably find most of the information online before you go. Some of the info on the attractions in Botswana was outdated even though the publishers claim it was updated in July 2013. We went in Sept 2013 and found the Crocodile Farm in Maun had been closed for over 6 months and that the museam was more of a art gallery. The maps are helpful as are the descriptions of all of the wildlife and game. Might be helpful for Namibia but was not an essential part of our Botswana trip.

  • Great resource. Enough information in compact form
    Great resource. Enough information in compact form

    2014-07-30

    Great resource. Enough information in compact form. Gives us opportunity to learn about the area we plan to visit, distanced and accommodation. Also re culture and expectations. Thank you.

  • I like it
    I like it

    2013-07-12

    The most up to date guidebook covering Namibia and Botswana. A lot of information, useful tips about traveling, national parks, border crossing

  • Three Stars
    Three Stars

    2015-10-06

    Very helpful. though not that engaging to read. Some outdated info as well.

  • L.P. Always Delivers
    L.P. Always Delivers

    2014-04-08

    If you like doing it yourself L.P. always comes through. they make you feel like you were the first ones down the road.

  • Latest edition hugely helpful
    Latest edition hugely helpful

    2013-06-28

    The latest edition of LP's Botswana and Namibia is the most practical and informative guide to planning an expedition to this most amazing part of Africa. It is superbly organized and thorough and will be our most treasured companion in our forthcoming six week trek through Botswana. We have learned to trust LP's guidebooks through first-hand use throughout Africa and Asia. We have learned that when traveling independently, Lonely Planet is indispensable in clearly explaining all the little things that might otherwise confound a traveler. It's like having a local expert at your elbow to answer every question.

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