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Dunvegan Golf House, an affiliate of Amazon.com, presents a collection of books on Southern Africa, available here for on-line purchase.

Whether you intend visiting our shores, or are simply interested in Africa, these titles should prove of value to you. We have carefully selected our Top 10 titles and list them below. Why not click on any thumbnail image and visit the Amazon.com listing for each book? Please remember to use your browser back button to return to our site.


Fodor's Exploring Guides are the most up-to-date, full-color guidebooks available. Covering destinations around the world, these guides are loaded with photos, essays on culture and history, descriptions of sights, and practical information. Full-color photos make this a great guide to buy if you're still planning your itinerary (let the photos help you choose!) and it's a perfect companion to a general guidebook, like a Fodor's Gold Guide.

The Dive Sites of South Africa (Serial)

...extremely helpful. Lots of photos, driving directions (which may be dated, due to ongoing construction and the transient nature of certain dirt roads), intelligent evaluations of the myriad dive sites, and detailed descriptions of local marine life.
Cape Town Travel Guide

Very colourful,many pictures, good maps of Cape Town. Excellent charts. A lot of content set out in a totally unboring way. If you find this guide boring then you are simply not interested in Cape Town. However, if you are interested in Cape Town then you will find out how useful this book actually is, unless you are planning to live here. This is clearly a tourist guide
Do's and don't around the world
Do's and Don'ts Around the World Africa...

" ...The Do's and Don'ts from around the world is a unique publication which will help the traveler have a better understanding as to the culture, the laws, and etiquettes of the countries they are visiting."
Lets go South Africa
Let's Go 00 South Africa (Let's Go....

From indigenous cultures to adventure travel on a budget, Let's Go leads the way. Now includes the highlights of Zimbabwe, Botswana, and Namibia.

ROLL the bones to learn your future from a Basotho healer for $2.

PICNIC on cherries beneath snowcapped peaks for $1.

SWIM with the penguins at Boulder's Beach for under $1...
I speak Africa
I Speak of Africa - The Story of...

I Speak of Africa is the story about the famous Londolozi Game Reserve situated between the Drakensburg mountains and the Eastern seaboard of Southern Africa. It goes back to the early days when man first discovered this vast wildlife paradise where in 1926, a few months after the Kruger National Park was proclaimed, Charles Varty and Frank Unger bought the farm Sparta on the Sand river - in those days it was considered a remote, dangerous, disease-ridden piece of Africa that no one in their right minds would have touched!
Wines and Brandies
Wines and Brandies of the Cape of Good...

The book opens with a comprehensive look at the wine industry in South Africa. Following chapters then delve into viticultural practices, grape varieties, and cellar techniques at the Cape.

The text is layered in such a way that the reader is drawn towards a series of interviews by the editor, Harry Stephan, with ten of the Cape's premier winemakers. These interviews set out to explain how soil and climate have affected the making of fine wine, and the winemakers provide a fascinating study of...
Fodor's South Africa
Fodor's South Africa (2nd Edition)

This 2nd edition Fodor's Gold Guide is ideal for travelers to South Africa, who want to experience fully the flavors, sights, and sounds of their destination. A-to-Z listings of important contacts and travel tips, detailed maps with bullets pinpointing hotels and restaurants, background essays, and a comprehensive index make the perfect travel package...
Culture shock
Culture Shock!: South Africa

You'll never feel intimidated and awkward about the customs and etiquette of another country again. With the insights provided in this CULTURE SHOCK! Guide, you'll learn to see beyond the stereotypes and misinformation that often precede a visit to a foreign land. Whether you plan to stay for a week or for a year, you'll benefit from such topics as understanding the rules of driving and monetary systems, religious practices and making friends. There are tips on political traditions, building business relationships, and the particular intricacies of setting up a home or office. Great for the business traveler, the foreign exchange student, or the tourist who makes a sincere attempt to cross the bridge into a new and exciting culture.
Africa The South
Africa: The South: Travel Survival Kit

This thick book is worth its weight in water if you're planning to venture to Africa's southern region ... as 30 percent of all visitors to Africa do. Whether you want to hike through South Africa's stunning Drakensberg Mountains or the rolling hills of Malawi, admire Namibia's vast red sand dunes, dive on Mozambique's pristine tropical reefs, experience the majesty of Victoria Falls, or just wander the streets of Cape Town, Africa the South can take you there. More than 170 maps help you navigate your adventure around South and southern Africa. The book offers extensive coverage of world-renowned wildlife reserves, comprehensive food, lodging and activity recommendations, a language section, and an illustrated guide to the region's birds and animals--including lifesaving tips on how to avoid undesirable encounters with wild animals

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