The Rough Guide to Kenya 8

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  • Edition: 8th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2006-09-18
  • Publisher: DK Publishing, Inc.
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The Rough Guide to Kenya is the ultimate guide to East Africa''s best known destination. From the live music in Nairobi to the Turkana overland safaris, the 24-page, full-colour section introduces all of the country''s highlights. The guide includes details for all the best places to stay, eat and drink, to suit every budget, plus the new ''Author''s Picks'' feature to highlight the very best options. There is plenty of practical advice on getting the most out of Kenya, from the well-known safari parks to the little-known reserves. The guide looks at Kenya''s history, politics and culture and comes complete with maps and plans for every region.

Table of Contents

Colour Sectionp. 1
Introductionp. 4
Where to gop. 7
When to gop. 9
Things not to missp. 12
Wildlifep. 17
Basicsp. 33
Getting therep. 27
Visas and red tapep. 34
Informationp. 36
Insurancep. 36
Healthp. 37
Costs, money and banksp. 42
Getting aroundp. 45
Accommodationp. 52
Eating and drinkingp. 57
Communicationsp. 60
The mediap. 62
Opening hours, public holidays and festivalsp. 63
Entertainment and sportp. 64
Outdoor activitiesp. 66
National parks and reservesp. 68
Safarisp. 73
Photographyp. 75
The environment and responsible tourismp. 76
Peoples, languages and religionsp. 77
Culture and etiquettep. 79
Crime and personal safetyp. 81
Travelling with childrenp. 84
Travellers with disabilitiesp. 85
Workp. 86
Directoryp. 87
Guidep. 99
Nairobi and aroundp. 101
The Central Highlandsp. 169
The Rift Valleyp. 221
Western Kenyap. 279
The Mombasa road and major game parksp. 351
The coastp. 417
The northp. 555
Contextsp. 601
Historyp. 603
Wildlifep. 625
Musicp. 645
Booksp. 660
Writing from Kenyap. 672
Languagep. 685
Travel storep. 701
Small print & Indexp. 715
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