The south coast of Mozambique is exceptionally beautiful – truly the archetype of palm-lined tropical beach nirvana – as well as boasting snorkelling, diving and game fishing to rank with the very best in the world enthuses author Philip Briggs. The fifth edition of Mozambique leads intrepid travellers from the undiscovered northeastern provinces to the coral island of Ilha do Mozambique, with its imposing fortress.
Relax on a dhow, experience a sailing safari, admire Portuguese colonial Beira or follow suggested walks around the capital Maputo. With in-depth coverage of wildlife, culture and history, and practical advice on accommodation for all budgets, Bradt Travel Guide: Mozambique leads the way.
"The guide reads well and contains all that an enterprising traveller or backpacker might need in the way of information about this little-known country."
- Library Review
"The Guide to Mozambique is both readable and informative. The information is bang up-to-date – and so is the style. A book for discoverers – grab it!"
- SA Tourism
PART ONE GENERAL INFORMATION
Chapter 1 Background
Geography and climate, History,Government and politics,Economy, People and society, Language, Religion, Culture, Natural history
Chapter 2 Planning and Preparation
When to visit, Highlights of Mozambique,Travel information and tour operators, Red tape, Getting there and away, Health, Crime and safety, What to take, Money, Budgeting, Getting around, Accommodation, Food and drink, Public holidays, Shopping, Photography, Media and communications, Business, Diving and smorkelling, Tour Operators, Responsible tourism.
4 Maputo and Gaza Provinces
5 Inhambane Province
PART TWO THE GUIDE
Chapter 6 Maputo
Chapter 7 Maputo and Gaza Provinces
Chapter 8 Inhambane Province
Chapter 9 Sofala and Manica
Chapter 10 Tete Province
Chapter 11 Zambézia Province
Chapter 12 Niassa Province
Chapter 13 Nampula Province
Chapter 14 Cabo Delgado
Appendix 1 Language
Appendix 2 Further Reading
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Philip Briggs has written and co-authored ten Bradt travel guides, and has contributed to numerous other books and travel and wildlife magazines.