Title: Burkina Faso: The Bradt Travel Guide
Publisher: Bradt Travel Guides, United Kingdom
Publication Date: 2006
Binding: Soft Cover
Book Condition: Very Good
Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Bookseller Inventory # 038469
Synopsis: The first English-language guide to Burkina Faso, the Bradt guide brings to life the many attractions of this stable country which offers a thriving culture, laid-back cities, and wildlife encounters. The authors help visitors discover dramatic mask festivals, Fulani horse-dancing, and both the pan-African film festival in Siao and the craft fair in Fespaco, two of the largest events of their kind on the continent. The romance of the Sahel desert can also be explored and information on desert markets, camel safaris, and secret dune encampments is covered for the intrepid traveler.
>Africa's most exciting cultural celebrations
>Best wildlife experiences--from lion-tracking in Arly to close encounters with crocodiles in Bazolé
>Varied history, architecture, and stunning artisanship
>Visiting villages: animist rituals, millet beer, and market days
About the Author:
Authors Katrina Manson and James Knight are freelance journalists, writers, and photographers, both with extensive experience living, working, and traveling in Africa. They work for Reuters news agency, the BBC, the Sunday Times, The Economist, and Business in Africa magazine, among other publications, and also run an African picture agency.
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