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Fully updated with new maps, the second edit ion of this Guide to Ethiopia offers information on the hist ory, culture, landscape and wildlife of the country for West erners travelling off the beaten track. '
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With typically infectious enthusiasm, Philip Briggs introduces a country whose endearing people and rich heritage confound common expectations of desert and drought. Comprehensive background information and full details of "new" off-the-beaten-track locations--like the highlands of the Guassa Plateau, refuge to the endangered Ethiopian wolf--make this the essential guide to a country full of surprises.
*Historical sites, including the rock-hewn churches of Lalibela--the unofficial eighth wonder of the world
*National parks and mountain regions
*Detailed information on culture, history, and wildlife
*Where to stay and what to eat
*Amharigna language section
Philip Briggs is an expert on African travel. He is the author of six other well-established Bradt guidebooks on Africa: East and Southern Africa: The Backpacker's Manual, Ghana, Malawi, Mozambique, Tanzania, and Uganda. He is also coauthor of the Bradt guide to Rwanda.
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Book Description Bradt Travel Guides, 1998. Paperback. Condition: Brand New. New. Seller Inventory # A101264