Birdsong on the banks of the Gambia River, roaring waves along the Atlantic coast, rocking rhythms in bustling Dakar - The Gambia and Senegal offer a variety of experiences like no other. Get into the groove of West Africa with this essential guide. More than 30 detailed maps, including a full-colour country map. Dedicated section covering the music of the region. Special section on Senegambia's 660-plus bird species. Places to stay and eat to suit all budgets. Where to enjoy the region's near-perfect beach climate.