West Africa - Niger (PDF Chapter)
Those who have visited this desert republic tell stories of a warm and generous population liv-ing in ancient caravan cities at the edge of the Sahara. However, the current security situation means that Niger is still largely off limits to travellers.
- the spiky summit of the majestic mud mosque overlooking the town of Agadez and the Sa-hara
- West Africa’s last wild herd of giraffes in Kouré
- The sultan’s palace within the fascinating Birni Quartier of Zinder tells of a brutal history
- restaurants & accommodation
Coverage includes: Understand Niger, Niger Today, History, Culture, En-vironment, Survival Guide.