Watch the sun set over the Niger at Mopti, where Malians trade fish for salt with the desert Tuareg. Wake up to the tug of a trunk as elephants wander through your campsite in the Serengeti National Park. Dip your oar quietly into the Okavango Delta as you drift towards a pride of lions lounging on the waters edge. 24 authors, 49 countries, 1 delicious giant rat. Covering more countries then any other Africa travel guide.
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