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South Sudan

Ibbotson, Sophie2013
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The definitive travel guide to the world's newest country. Includes coverage of disputed and unstable areas for the benefit of aid workers and business travellers. Separated from the north in 2011, South Sudan is the world's newest country and has emerged from decades of inaccessibility as a vibrant and diverse destination. Nature lovers are drawn to the region to experience one of the world's largest wetlands, the many tropical forests and the second-largest wildlife migration on earth. The tribal peoples such as the Dinka, Bari and Zande preserve unique cultures thousands of years in the making.Authors Sophie Ibbotson and Max Lovell-Hoare provide practical information on getting around this new country where the travelling is rugged but the rewards are immense. This stand-alone guide outlines tour operators, hotels, restaurants, suggested itineraries, and how you can give back to the community. The chapter on Sudanese culture provides in-depth coverage of its languages, people and culture. Divided into geographical regions with photographs and maps, South Sudan enables the intrepid traveller to explore the length and breadth of the country.
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South Sudan / by Sophie Ibbotson, Max Lovell-Hoare.
Chalfont St. Peter : Bradt Travel Guides, 2013.
192 pages : illustrations, maps
Chapter 1Background Information 3Geography and climate 3, History 4, Government andpolitics 11, Economy 13, People 15, Language 18,Religion 19, Education 20, Culture 21Chapter 2 Natural History 25Flora 25, Fauna 25, National parks 46Chapter 3 Practical Information 49When to visit 49, Highlights 49, Suggested itineraries 50,Tour operators 51, Red tape 52, Embassies, governmentministries and NGOs 53, Getting there and away 56,Health 59, Safety 72, What to take 77, Money andbudgeting 77, Getting around 79, Accommodation 84,Eating and drinking 86, Public holidays 88, Shopping 88,Photography permits 88, Media 91, Communications 93,Living in South Sudan 94, Business 96, Cultural etiquette100, Travelling positively 101Part Two The Guide Chapter 4Juba and Central Equatoria 105Juba 105, Yei 125Chapter 5 Eastern Equatoria 129Nimule 129, Torit 135, Kapoeta 137Chapter 6 Western Equatoria 141Mundri 141, Maridi 141, Yambio 142, Southern NationalPark 146Chapter 7 Bahr el Ghazal 147Wau 147, Raja 151Chapter 8 Warrap, Unity and Lakes 153Warrap 153, Unity 154, Lakes 155Chapter 9 Jonglei 161Bor 161, Northern Jonglei 165, Boma National Park 165Chapter 10 Upper Nile 171Malakal 171, Kodok 175Chapter 11 Disputed Territories 177Abyei region 177, Kafia Kingi 179, The Ilemi Triangle 179appendix 1 language 181appendix 2 Glossary 184appendix 3 further information 186Index
97818416246629781841624662 (pbk)
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