Thoroughly researched and written by a long-South-Africa resident, the "National Geographic Traveler: South Africa" offers detailed guidance to this fascinating country. Lambkin covers all the best known sights, and lesser known ones as well.
Interspersed throughout you'll find such favourite "Traveler" features as - in-depth write-ups highlighting South Africa's cultural, historical, and contemporary subjects; for example: treasure wrecks off its wave-thrashed shores, its glorious seafood, and the big five animals that every safari-goer hopes to see.Experiential sidebars abound, including one about going on safari, and another about helping to build houses in Namaqualand. Among the guided walks and drives you'll enjoy a drive through Hluhluwe and Umfolosi wildlife park and a history walk to freedom in Cape Town. The book is rounded out with a generous Travelwise section, containing practical information on how to travel to and around South Africa, as well as author-picked hotels and restaurants, shopping, and entertainment and activities.