The Africa book Lonely Planet's guide
The Africa Book celebrates the magic of this vibrant continent. Following The Travel Book and The Cities Book in Lonely Planet's bestselling series, this inspirational book explores Africa in all its extremes and contrasts, delving into its incredible diversity of wildlife, landscapes and cultures. From Cape Town's gleaming shopping arcades to the remote tribes living on Lake Turkana's shores to the dire realities of war and famine, this is the most comprehensive and beautiful coffee-table book on Africa ever published. Stunning photographs capture the soul of the place, while country profiles let the reader browse and get under the skin of all 54 countries on the continent. Including an introduction, a selection of journeys, facts and figures for each country, stimulating essays exploring themes such as music and cultural traditions and, above all, a visual feast of unusual photographs, The Africa Book will inspire the reader to embark on the journey of their life.