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Madagascar is the authoritative guide to this fascinating island country, often referred to as the eighth continent. Input from the authors’ extensive travels there in addition to collaboration with 50 experts on the region, make this guide indispensable.
Author: Hillary Bradt and Daniel Austin
Year of Publication: 2014
Madagascar, the naturalist’s “promised land”, attracts visitors with its stunning scenery and endemic wildlife, from lemurs and aye-ayes to mantella frogs and sunbirds. Anyone who appreciates species diversity has got to put a trip here on their bucket list.
This excellent guide covers Madagascar’s fascinating cultural history as well as natural history in an easy to read and enjoyable format.
From the Nosy Be archipelago to the enchanting coastal town of Fort Dauphin via the capital Antananarivo and the bizarre limestone plateau at Ankarana, Bradt’s Madagascar covers all the national parks and protected areas, with itineraries to suit all interests and budgets.
We used this guide to study up for our excellent 2015 bird watching trip there, and will use it again on this year’s trip. Great background information on this fascinating island nation.
Co-authors Daniel Austin and Hilary Bradt have guided mesmerized visitors on more than 30 trips to Madagascar and their personal anecdotes and unparalleled knowledge, combined with input from around 50 experts, make this the most informative and indispensable guide on the market.
- 11th edition, September 2014
- 5.5″ x 0.8″ x 8.4″