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Traveller"s guide to East Africa and the Indian Ocean

Traveller"s guide to East Africa and the Indian Ocean

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Published by IC in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Previous ed: 1981.

Statement[edited by] Alan Rake.
ContributionsRake, Alan.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16727610M
ISBN 100905268377

Get this from a library! East Africa and the Indian Ocean. [Edward A Alpers;] -- For centuries, East Africa has played a central role within the Indian Ocean world. The Arabs built the first trade networks there; these were laid siege to by the Portuguese in the sixteenth. The Indian Ocean stretches in a giant arc from east Africa to Arabia, India, Southeast Asia, and Australia. From prehistoric times on, people living around the shores of the Indian Ocean migrated, gathered the wealth of the sea's resources, built seafaring ships, made and grew things to use and to trade with others near and far.

Africa / Indian Ocean Flight from Share on Twitter; Share on Google + Share. Travel Guide > Africa / Indian Ocean Discover our destinations. Abidjan Flight from Asia / Middle East . East Africa has generally better organised transport than Southern Africa, but Tanzania has probably the slowest. See [ edit ] [ add listing ] In East Africa, wildlife safaris and beach adventures include tours to see the Big 6 wildlife species, the 6th being the whale [best sightings off Kenya's north coast from Watamu], chimpanzee, gorilla.

Zanzibar, Mauritius and Lamu For over a thousand years East Africa’s islands provided strategic bases along trade routes linking the Arabian Peninsula, Europe and the Indian uese sailors, Omani traders, Gujarati merchants, and colonials from Netherlands, France and Britain gravitated here to farm spices and sugar cane, and to trade in gold, ivory and slaves. All visits and best addresses in our City Guides for travelling to destinations in Africa and Indian Ocean. Go to the homepage Close menu Travel Guide.


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