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Angola : the Bradt travel guide

Author: Oscar Scafidi
Publisher: Chesham, Bucks, England : Bradt Travel Guides Ltd ; Guilford, Connecticut : Globe Pequot Press, 2019.
Series: The Bradt travel guide
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Third editionView all editions and formats
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This new third edition of Bradt's Angola remains the only dedicated English-language guide to this increasingly popular southern African nation. Thoroughly updated, it includes full practical and background information, everything you need to know about the capital city, Luanda, plus coverage of the rest of the country in 16 chapters. Also featured are 38 maps, including detailed city maps for all 18 provincial  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Guidebooks
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Oscar Scafidi
ISBN: 9781784770242 1784770248
OCLC Number: 1103973832
Notes: Previous edition: 2013.
Description: xi, 372 pages, 15 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color), maps ; 22 cm.
Contents: ch. 1 Background Information --
Geography --
Climate --
Natural history and conservation --
History --
Government and politics --
Economy --
People --
Language --
Education --
Religion --
Culture --
ch. 2 Practical information --
When to visit --
Highlights --
Suggested itineraries --
Tour operators --
Red tape --
Embassies --
Getting there and away --
Health --
Safety and security --
What to take --
Money --
Budgeting --
Getting around --
Accommodation --
Eating and drinking --
Public holidays --
Shopping --
Activities --
Photography --
Media and communications --
Business --
Living in Angola --
Cultural etiquette --
Travelling positively --
ch. 3 Luanda --
History --
Orientation --
Getting there and away --
Getting around --
Local tour operators --
Where to stay --
Where to eat --
Entertainment and nightlife --
Sports --
Shopping --
Other practicalities --
What to see --
A do-it-yourself city tour --
Museums --
Churches --
Day trips from Luanda --
Around Luanda --
ch. 4 Bengo Province --
History --
Caxito --
Ambriz --
Barro do Dande --
Catete --
Sangano Beach --
Cabo Ledo --
Muxima --
Kissama National Park --
ch. 5 Kwanza Norte Province --
Getting there and away --
N'dalatando --
Golungo Alto --
Dondo --
Kambambe --
Massangano --
Lucala --
Camabatela --
ch. 6 Kwanza Sul Province --
History --
Getting there and away --
Sumbe --
Porto Amboim --
Binga Waterfalls --
Conda --
Seles --
Gabela --
Quibala --
Calulo --
Ebo --
Cubal River Gorge --
Rio Longa --
Suggested itineraries around Kwanza Sul from Luanda --
ch. 7 UIge Province --
History --
Getting there and away --
Uige --
Encoje --
Beu Forest Reserve --
ch. 8 Zaire Province --
Getting there and away --
M'banza Congo --
Soyo --
ch. 9 Cabinda Province --
History --
Getting there and away --
Cabinda --
Cacongo --
Malongo --
Maiombe Forest Reserve --
ch. 10 Benguela Province --
History --
Getting there and away --
Benguela --
Around Benguela --
Catumbela --
Lobito --
ch. 11 Namibe Province --
History --
Getting there and away --
Namibe --
Tombua --
South from Tombua --
Arco --
Pediva hot springs --
Tchitundo-Hulo prehistoric rock paintings --
Iona National Park and Namibe Reserve --
ch. 12 Huila Province --
History --
Getting there and away --
Lubango --
Around Lubango --
Bicuar National Park --
ch. 13 Cunene Province --
Getting there and away --
Ondjiva --
Xangongo --
Mupa National Park --
Ruacana Falls --
King Mandume's memorial --
ch. 14 Huambo Province --
Getting there and away --
Huambo --
Caála --
Livongue --
Bailundo --
Mount Moco --
ch. 15 Bié Province --
Getting there and away --
Kuito --
Camacupa --
Cuemba --
Cangala --
Chinguar --
Tchikala-Tcholohanga --
Pedras Candumbo and Pedras do Alemão --
ch. 16 Moxico Province --
Getting there and away --
Luena --
Cameia National Park and Luizavo Forest Reserve --
ch. 17 Kuando Kubango Province --
Getting there and away --
Menongue --
Cuito Cuanavale --
Longa --
Caiundo and Savate --
Missombo --
Luiana and Mavinga Reserves --
Nankova --
ch. 18 Malanje Province --
History --
Getting there and away --
Malanje --
Capanda Dam --
Evangelical Church at Quéssua --
Kalandula Waterfalls --
The Black Rocks at Pungo Andongo --
Cangandala National Park --
ch. 19 Lunda Sul and Lunda Norte provinces --
History --
Getting there and away --
Lunda Norte --
Around Lunda Norte province --
Lunda Sul.
Series Title: The Bradt travel guide
Other Titles: Bradt Angola
Responsibility: Oscar Scafidi.

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Angola Travel Guide - Expert travel tips and information on everything from Luanda hotels and restaurants to colonial sites, architecture, art and culture. Also featuring wildlife, birdwatching,  Read more...

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