eBook DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Kenya, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1465417869
  • ISBN-13: 9781465417862
  • DDC: 916.762044
  • 352 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2013 | Published/Released November 2013
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2013
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DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Kenya will lead you straight to the best attractions this country has to offer. Packed with full-color photography, illustrations, and maps, this updated guide explores Kenya's many dynamic features, from the spectacular wildlife and breathtaking national parks, to the lively nightlife and cultural attractions of Nairobi. Features include a comprehensive illustrated guide to Kenya's habitats and wildlife, information on game reserves and safaris, and detailed maps of Kenya's national parks. DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Kenya provides all the insider tips visitors need with listings of the best hotels, restaurants, bars, and shops for all budgets, as well as the entertainment, beaches, markets, and festival options listed town by town.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
How to Use this Guide.
1: Introducing Kenya.
2: Discovering Kenya.
3: Putting Kenya on the Map.
4: A Portrait of Kenya.
5: The Landscape of Kenya.
6: The Great Rift Valley.
7: Indigenous Peoples of Kenya.
8: Traditional Dress.
9: Religion in Kenya.
10: Music and Dance.
11: Arts and Crafts.
12: Kenyan Literature.
13: Kenya through the Year.
14: The Climate of Kenya.
15: The History of Kenya.
16: Wild Kenya.
17: The Safari Experience.
18: Safari Activities.
19: Locating Wildlife.
20: Conservation.
21: Wildlife through the Year.
22: Practical Information.
23: Safari Parks at a Glance.
24: Habitats.
25: Habitats at a Glance.
26: Savannah Habitats.
27: Arid and Semiarid Habitats.
28: Forest Habitats.
29: Afro-Montane Habitats.
30: Wetland Habitats.
31: Intertidal Habitats.
32: Field Guide.
33: Endemic Animals.
34: Cats.
35: Lion.
36: Cheetah.
37: Leopard.
38: Dogs and Hyenas.
39: Small Carnivores.
40: Primates.
41: African Bush Elephant.
42: African Buffalo.
43: Black Rhinoceros.
44: Small Mammals.
45: The Wildebeest Migration.
46: Giraffe.
47: Spiral-Horned Antelopes.
48: Large Antelopes.
49: Amphibians and Reptiles.
50: Birds.
51: Kenya Area by Area.
52: Kenya at a Glance.
53: Nairobi.
54: Exploring Nairobi.
55: Nairobi Street Finder.
56: Southeastern Savannahs.
57: Exploring the Southeastern Savannahs.
58: Southern Coast.
59: The Portuguese at the Coast.
60: Exploring the Southern Coast.
61: Northern Coast.
62: The Swahili Coast.
63: Exploring the Northern Coast.
64: Southern Rift Valley and Masai Mara.
65: The Maasai.
66: The Maasai Manyatta.
67: Exploring Southern Rift Valley and Masai Mara.
68: Western Kenya.
69: Exploring Western Kenya.
70: Central Highlands.
71: The Kikuyu.
72: Exploring the Central Highlands.
73: Northern Kenya.
74: Nomads of the North.
75: Exploring Northern Kenya.
76: Travellers’ Needs.
77: Where to Stay.
78: Choosing a Hotel.
79: Where to Eat.
80: The Flavours of Kenya.
81: Choosing a Restaurant.
82: Shopping in Kenya.
83: Shopping in Nairobi.
84: What to Buy.
85: Entertainment in Kenya.
86: Outdoor Activities.
87: Safari Tours and Bookings.
88: Survival Guide.
89: Practical Information.
90: Personal Health.
91: Personal Security.
92: Banking and Currency.
93: Communications and Media.
94: Travel Information.
95: Regional Air Travel.
96: Travelling by Bus and Train.
97: Travelling by Road.
General Index.
Acknowledgments.
Phrase Book.