Lonely Planet Publications. Lush tropical forests, arid desert lands and the calm sway of charming fishing villages, The Gambia and Senegal will seduce you with a stunning array of sights, sounds and flavours. Whether you're headed for golden sand strands for beach bliss or want to get up close and personal with over 600 bird species, this guide gives you the inside information on the region's richest experiences. Pick & Mix: buy and download individual chapters from this book ROCK TO THE RHYTHM -get set to swing to mbalax and sway to sensual zouk with our music chapter. TWITCHERS PARADISE -ticked a little greenbul off your list yet? Our bird chapter will show you how. EMBRACE THE OUTDOORS - from leisurely pirogue tours to clambering through mighty baobab trees. TALK THE TALK -chat with the locals with the help of our indispensable Language chapter. GO YOUR OWN WAY - detailed transport information and over 60 user-friendly maps show you where to go.
2nd Edition. Bradt Publications. 272 pages. The Gambia has an excellent tourist infrastructure, allowing all areas of the country to be explored. Plenty of information is provided on the country's ecology and wildlife especially the superb birdwatching opportunities, which can be discovered with the aid of this thorough guide. A wide range of options for travellers to enjoy a luxurious holiday are included: hotels, golden beaches, music and dance. For off-the-beaten-track explorers places such as the Makasutu Cultural Forest, Wassu stone circles and Berending Sacred Crocodile Pool are covered.