The Gambia & Senegal

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Lonely Planet, 2002 - Travel - 336 pages
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Birdsong on the banks of the Gambia River, roaring waves along the Atlantic coast, rocking rhythms in bustling Dakar - The Gambia and Senegal offer a variety of experiences like no other. Get into the groove of West Africa with this essential guide. More than 30 detailed maps, including a full-colour country map. Dedicated section covering the music of the region. Special section on Senegambia's 660-plus bird species. Places to stay and eat to suit all budgets. Where to enjoy the region's near-perfect beach climate.
  

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Contents

THE AUTHORS
6
BIRDS OF SENEGAMBIA
25
The Gambia 1089 Western Gambia 160 Georgetown
180
FACTS ABOUT SENEGAL
182
CAP VERT PENINSULA
236
Thies
261
WestCentral Senegal 261 Parc National
277
EASTERN SENEGAL
284
Places to Stay
299
Diohere Niambalang
305
INDEX
330
MAP LEGEND
336
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About the author (2002)

Andrew Burke is an Australian poet who started out in the mid-sixties as a 'beat' poet in response to Kerouac, Ginsberg, Ferlinghetti, et al. Since then he has dabbled in a million styles, and written in many genre - short stories, plays, songs, literary journalism and criticism, etc. To this day he believes you can write poetry in all genre, not just verse. He has had six books published, and teaches at Edith Cowan University at times, where he is also writing a novel for his PhD. His former wife, three children, daughter-in-law and two grandchildren also feature in his work.

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