Lonely Planet Publications. Multi-Country Guide. Salt caravans in the Sahara, imposing forts on the Ghanaian coast, urban buzz in Lagos, the steamy lushness of Casamance- West Africa's attractions are as diverse as they are intriguing. Whether you want to set out for Timbuktu, laze on a sandy beach or overland it from desert to jungle, Lonely Planet shows you the what, where and how. This guide covers: Benin, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Cape Verde, C?te d?Ivoire, The Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Liberia, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone and Togo. Pick & Mix: buy and download individual chapters from this book MOVE TO THE GROOVE -our expert music chapter tell who's who, where it's happening and what's hot. BE INSPIRED- highlights, itineraries and planning sections help you plot your path. GET THE BACKGROUND- with in-depth discussion of West Africa's history, manifold cultures and distinctive arts and crafts. TALK THE TALK- our language chapter will have you greeting locals in 25 regional languages. GO YOUR OWN WAY- with detailed transport information and 150 user-friendly maps.