Getaway offers an excellent range of travel guides, maps and travel journalism books at competitive prices. Passes & Poorts, 21 Years of African Travel Writing, the Getaway Guide to the Garden Route, Natural Selections as well as many other guides and travel books are all available for purchase online.
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To make the complex simple takes an exceptional scientist and to communicate well you need to know much more than you tell. This book is an example.
In this book, Juliet Eilperin takes readers along on her travels through the hidden world of sharks, revealing that people still really have a lot to learn about these majestic predators.
In this incredibly beautifully illustrated work Douglas Palmer has put together a 400-page compendium of everything you need to know to fly Spaceship Earth and, mercifully, in easily accessible language.
This book is Sharon Pincott’s second and continues the story of her time with the presidential elephants of Zimbabwe and is entertaining, informative and brutally honest.
The authors are among Africa’s most dedicated wildlife keepers and this book is a cry from the heart to save one of the world’s most extraordinary creatures.
Sappi’s guide to the trees of the Highveld, Drakensberg and Eastern Cape mountains aims to teach readers how to identify them in five simple steps, starting with distinguishing features and looking for the right trees in the right places.
This fantastic guide is an updated version of Elsa Pooley’s original 1993 book, Trees of Natal, Zululand and the Transkei, which was reprinted several times. This is no coffee-table book, but a guide with the field spotter in mind.
This book is both motivational and useful when it comes to leading a greener lifestyle. Interesting (sometimes shocking) facts make this not only a lifestyle guide, but a valuable source of environmental information too.
From the cover page, Frozen Planet draws the reader into the masterfully depicted story of life at the polar ice caps.
When contemplating South Africa’s animal kingdom, you probably think of the Big Five first, but many animals which have settled under the African sun actually originate from overseas.