Cape Town and the Garden Route Baedeker Guide PDF ePub eBook

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Cape Town and the Garden Route Baedeker Guide free pdf Baedeker is proud to welcome this brand new guide to Cape Town and the Garden Route. At the heart of this full-colour and visually inspiring guide is a wealth of well-researched information and over 200 detailed recommendations, written by experts. From the seemingly endless stretches of beautiful coastline and famous vineyards to exciting safari treks and colourful carnivals, you will find all the sights and top attractions explored in an easy-to-read A-Z format. Superb 3D laminated illustrations display the key sights in perspective and include the Castle of Good Hope and Table Mountain, brought to life at the turn of a page. Clear and concise background texts explore Cape Town's fascinating history from its beginnings and British Colonial rule, through Apartheid and Resistance, to Mandela and the New Beginning, not to mention up-to-date political developments. Special feature pages cover topics of particular interest that give a rare glimpse into everyday life in 'South Africa's Mother City' and throughout the guide you will also find answers to Cape Town's more intriguing questions such as 'What is a bobotie, braai or bredie?' and 'Where is champagne uncorked with a sabre?'. A comprehensive 'Practicalities' chapter covers all the essential travel advice you need, including accommodation, transport, food and drink, shopping, nature reserves and more, not to mention useful insider tips for travellers with disabilities and those travelling with children. It reveals where and when you can catch festivals, holidays and other cultural events throughout the year and also highlights where the loveliest beaches can be found. There are plenty of 'Baedeker tips' alongside the relevant places and sights information, making this guide ideal for on-the-spot reference. The guide features 27 detailed maps and plans within the text that clearly pin-point the best places to stay and top venues to eat and drink en route around Cape Town. There are 4 recommended tours specially designed to ensure you see the very best of the region's many highlights, taking in everything from the traditional craftwork of Greenmarket Square to the diverse wildlife and stunning views on offer along the coast, also the infamous wineries not to be missed. All the top attractions are clearly plotted along the way and journey lengths range from a few hours to a couple of days so you can choose the route to suit you and the time you have to spare. There are also suggestions for excursions around Cape Town, including the Garden Route, one of South Africa's most beautiful coastlines, for which there is a large, fully indexed, pull-out map to accompany the guide. All of this invaluable information is contained within a handy plastic wallet, ensuring both the guide and map will survive in all weather. Baedeker - setting a new standard in 21st century travel guide publishing.

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Author : Baedeker
Publisher : MAIRDUMONT GmbH
Data Published : 08 October 2009
ISBN : 3829766181
EAN : 9783829766180
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 350 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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