West Africa - Understand West Africa and Survival Guide (PDF Chapter)
This chapter contains the West Africa Today, History, Culture, Music in West Africa, Envi-ronment, Directory A–Z, Transport and Health chapters from Lonely Planet’s West Afri-ca guidebook.
All the info you need on everything from history, music and culture to flights, public transport, climate, money, the internet... you name it. Get hints on the gay and lesbian scene and tips for women travellers, travelling with kids and travellers with disabilities, as well as handy language guide and glossary.
- a rundown on the people, culture and arts of the region
- info on West Africa’s amazing music
- full coverage of the region’s spectacular wildlife and landscapes
- details on West Africa’s history, politics and religion
Coverage includes: West Africa Today, History, Culture & Daily Life, Lit-erature & Cinema, Religion, Music, Arts & Craftwork, Peoples of West Africa, Environment, Di-rectory A–Z, Transport and Health.
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