By Simon Richmond, Tom Spurling, James Bainbridge, Kate Armstrong, Alan Murphy, Lucy Corne, Helen Ranger, Micharl Grosberf
“Africa’s southernmost trio bargains experience, beach-bumming and every little thing in among, with lions roaring within the bushveld, vineyards mountaineering mountainsides, various African cultures and open roads via elegant scenery.” – James Bainbridge, Lonely Planet Writer
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Full colour guide
eleven reliable languages
forty boutique wineries
six hundred+ nationwide parks and reserves
transparent, easy-to-use maps
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flora and fauna Feature
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