Southern Africa - South Africa (PDF Chapter)

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This is the South Africa chapter from Lonely Planet's Southern Africa guidebook.

When Archbishop Desmond Tutu called South Africa the 'Rainbow Nation', his words described the very essence of what makes this country extraordinary. Certainly, the blend of peoples and cultures that his oft-used moniker referred to is instantly evident, but the country's diversity stretches far beyond its people.

  • tackle Table Mountain, paddle with penguins or just laze on Atlantic beaches in Cape Town
  • maps
  • join rangers at Kruger National Park on a safari of the most involving kind - on foot
  • transport
  • hike towards the peaks of the Drakensberg range for a view of the Amphitheatre
  • restaurants & accommodation

Coverage includes: Cape Town, Western Cape, Winelands, The Overberg, Route 62, Garden Route, Central Karoo, Prince Albert & around, West Coast & Swartland, Eastern Cape, Western Region, Central Eastern Cape, Amathole Region, Eastern Karoo, Wild Coast, KwaZulu-Natal, Durban & around, Zululand, The Elephant Coast, Drakensberg, The Midlands, Battlefields, Free State, Bloemfontein, Northern Free State, Eastern Highlands, Gauteng, Johannesburg, Soweto, Western Gauteng, Pretoria & around, Mpumalanga, Eastern Lowveld, Drakensberg Escarpment, Limpopo, Capricorn, Bushveld, Soutpansberg, Venda Region, Valley of the Olifants, North-West Province, Rustenburg, Sun City, Pilanesberg National Park, Madikwe Game Reserve, Mafikeng, Northern Cape, Kimberley, Mokala National Park, Upington & around, Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park, Namakwa & around, Understand South Africa, South Africa Today, History, The Culture, Religion, Arts, Environment, Food & Drink, Survival Guide, Directory A-Z, Getting There & Away, Getting Around

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193 pages

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