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I survived my year abroad thanks to it!

Advantages: very in depth & informative
Disadvantages: bit bulky to carry (i'm a weakling!)

...edition of the Lonely Planet is already 3 years old, it is still just as helpful and useful and more or less up to date, to the extent that I was able to use it for my last trip to Spain only a couple of months ago. I bough ...

lysfong 11.03.2004 · Read full review
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Review of Lonely Planet Spain - Lonely Planet

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Modern India

Advantages: Fascinating look at how India works
Disadvantages: A lot of information to take in

...Introduction Why is it that the more you read, the more you realise you don't know? Recently, I've read a couple of novels based in India and realised how little I know about one of the largest countries in the world. I've never been; but certainly hope ...

sunmeilan 02.05.2006 · Read full review
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Review of India in Slow Motion - Mark Tully, Gillian Wright

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Took us from Capetown to Kruger and many places in between

Advantages: Interesting guides useful maps and great photos and 2D diagrams
Disadvantages: Quite expensive but then most up to date travel guides are

DK Eye Witness Guide to South AfricaISBN: 1405311150WHAT DO YOU GET? They are usually in a heavy paperback form with a good solid cover which has flaps like a hardback book might have. They are all in ...

catsholiday 02.03.2012 · Read full review
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Review of DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: South Africa - Michael Brett, Brian Johnson-Barker, Marielle Renssen

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YUMMY PICTURES, GOOD INFORMATION.

Advantages: Lots of facts not lots of reading
Disadvantages: Not cheap

...because I was due to take a long holiday in Canada and wanted some ideas on what to see. A lot of the other guides on the market did not inspire me because they had to much detail and I wanted a guide to flick through rather than ea ...

nicolasreed 01.10.2001 · Read full review
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Review of Canada - Michael Ivory

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