Lonely Planet Healthy Travel Guide to Africa
An African vacation should be spent in the wild, not in the emergency ward. The Lonely Planet Healthy Travel Guide to Africa is freshly updated by travel health experts Dr. Isabella Young and Dr. Tony Gherardin and provides advice on immunizations, medical kits, and what to do if you start to feel queasy. It's like having a mini-medic in your pocket.
Tailored advice for travelers of all ages and needs, the compact guide fits in a small pocket so you can carry it with you throughout your journey. There is clear advice on treating common travel illnesses possible when traveling throughout the third world in Africa. You’ll find safety tips for safari day trips and what to do when you are trying to avoid wildlife hazards from everything from insects to hippo’s. Safety tips for outdoor action include safari’s and trekking advice.
A comprehensive first-aid section would help for minor scraps, diarrhoea, burns, and wounds as well as more serious injuries such as broken bones, infection, head and back injuries, and internal injuries. Over 400 pages in a five-inch book, the Lonely Planet Healthy Guide to Africa is loaded with additional advice on safe water, eating native diets, intestional problems, indigenous diseases, influenza, bug bites and stings, and there is even advice for traveling with seniors and children and gender specific medical information too.
- Tailored advice for travellers of all ages and needs.
- Clear advice on treating common travel illnesses.
- How to avoid wildlife hazards, from insects to hippos.
- Safety tips for outdoor action, including safaris and trekking.
- Comprehensive first-aid section.
Size: 5 1/2" x 4 1/2" x 3/4"
Weight: 14 oz.
Lonely Planet Guide Books have offices in Melbourne, Oakland and London, with over 500 office employees and 300+ on-the-road authors. Their focus as been to provide enriching informaton on site seeing, hotels, restaurants, and general travel tips. Lonely Planet now offers a wide-range of tips and planning guides for travelers of all financial means, whether you are traveling first class or on a budget.
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