West Africa - Liberia (PDF Chapter)
This is the Liberia chapter from Lonely Planet's West Africa guidebook.
Visit one of the most stunning patches of rainforest left in West Africa, Sapo National Park; explore the relics of Liberia's rich history in Monrovia; or simply lean back in a string hammock on the edge of a forest singing with tropical birds.
- gain a history lesson walking around the Liberian capital Monrovia
- hit the long, bumpy road to Harper, a town blessed with southern American architecture and an end-of-the-line feel
- explore the habitat of the endangered pygmy hippo, camping beneath the forest canopy and listening to the sounds of the rainforest at Sapo National Park
- restaurants & accommodation
Coverage includes: Understand Liberia, Liberia Today, History, Culture, People of Liberia, Arts & Crafts, Food & Drink, Environment, Directory, Transport, Monrovia, The Coast, Marshall, Robertsport, Buchanan, North of Monrovia, Gbarnga, Mount Nimba, The Southeast, Zwedru, Harper.
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