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Hints, suggestions and medical notes for those travelling in West Africa

William Henry Crosse

Hints, suggestions and medical notes for those travelling in West Africa

by William Henry Crosse

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Published by F.Hutchins & Co. in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby W.H.Crosse and F.R.B. Parmeter.
ContributionsParmeter, Francis R B.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13669441M

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Travel during the dry season. The dry season lasts from November to March and this is the best time to consider travelling to West Suggestions and medical notes for those travelling in West Africa book. Of course, the climate changes from the dry desert of Mauritania across the tropical region from Guinea Bissau to Cameroon.

The main reason to go in dry reason is. Guide book: Lonely Planet or Rough Guide - West Africa. Officials are normally quite friendly, corruption is more of a problem in other countries. Note if travelling elsewhere in the region BF is covered on the Visa Entente (this visa also covers Togo, Benin, Niger, and the Ivory Coast).

Guide book: Both the Rough Guide. Hi, guys. I was hoping some of you could help me with some book recommendations for West-Africa. I'm going on a rather long journey later this year down the west coast of Africa, from Morocco to South Africa.

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Lastly, it is important to note that when traveling in The Gambia, Sierra Leone, Liberia, Ghana, and Nigeria–all members of West Africa just the same–English will work just fine.

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Keeping a first aid kit to hand is always a good idea, whether you're at home, at work, or in the car. It's especially important to pack one every time you travel abroad, and essential if you're planning a trip to : Anouk Zijlma.

A seasoned backpacker shares his tips and suggested itineraries for a memorable few weeks in southern or east Africa Laurence Watts Fri 20 Aug EDT First published on. Highlights in West Africa. Dakar Dakar, Senegal. Cap Skirring Cap Skirring, Casamance, Senegal.

Serekunda & Atlantic Coast Resorts Gambian Coast. Cape Coast Ghana's Slave Coast. Ghana Mole National Park, Ghana. Burkina Faso Sindou Peaks, Burkina Faso. The Ring Road Ring Road, Cameroon. The Adrar Saharan Oases, Mauritania.A number of vaccines are recommended before traveling to West Africa, including yellow fever, hepatitis A/B, meningitis, rabies, polio and typhoid.

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