Africa - Equatorial Guinea (PDF Chapter)
This is the Equatorial Guinea chapter from Lonely Planet’s Africa guidebook.
This is the land of primates with painted faces, clouds of butterflies and insects so colourful they belong in the realm of fiction. Yes, it has a history of failed coups and more, but there is plenty to bring you to this country’s beautiful black-and-white shores.
- go wide-eyed over Bioko Island’s strange combination of little villages with Spanish colonial churches, dense rainforest, rare wildlife and oil platforms
- explore the colonial architecture, bustling markets and buzzing nightlife of Malabo
- whisper during forest walks in search of gorillas, elephants, chimpanzees and a glorious array of colourful birds and insects in Monte Alen National Park
- restaurants & accommodation
Coverage includes: Bioko Island, Malabo, Ureca, Rio Muni, Bata, Rio Campo, Cogo, Isla Corisco, Monte Alen National Park, Understand Equatorial Guinea and Survival Guide.