Lonely Planet Publications. Jon Murray 180 pages. 28 pages color. 16 pages of color maps Set amid spectacular mountains and magnificent surf beaches, cosmopolitan Cape Town is one of the world's most beautiful cities. A testament to the new South Africa, Cape Town is also one of the friendliest and safest African cities to visit. This indispensable guide is the most comprehensive available, with essential insider advice for any visitor. $_$_START_LIST ? 16 pages of color maps ? the lowdown on accommodation and restaurants for all budgets and tastes ? entertainment options from theatre and pubs to jazz bars and clubs ? full details on excursions, including historic wine towns, stunning nature reserves and national parks ? detailed historical, political and cultural notes ? helpful Afrikaans and Xhosa language sections $_$_END_LIST
1st Edition. Bradt Publications. 256 pages. In the past year Johannesburg has made enormous strides in creating a safe, dynamic city which has won two awards from the British Guild of Travel Writers. This pocket-sized guide will give confidence to business and holiday travellers wanting to make the most of a visit to the major sites as well as Johannesburg's other attractions, including excellent museums telling the story of South Africa's turbulent history, markets which sell cheeses and Cape wineland produce, art galleries showcasing local painting as well as bohemian caf?s which personify the "Rainbow Nation".