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BPJ Erasmus Presents a Revised and Updated Edition of the Bestselling Travel Guide, On Route in South Africa

On Route in South AfricaOp Pad in Suid-AfrikaNew from Sunbird Publishers, a revised and updated edition of On Route in South Africa and the Afrikaans version, Op Pad in Suid-Afrika, both by BPJ Erasmus. Over 100 000 copies of the book have been sold and the new editions have been featured on the Exclusive Books Homebru Selection for 2014:

From Pofadder, eMkhuze and Haenertsburg to Cookhouse, Klipplaat, Maokeng and Taung … South Africa’s amazing diversity is an invitation to take to the road.

This revised and updated edition of On Route in South Africa has a new, contemporary look, but contains all the features that have made it such a classic. Previous editions won a special place in the hearts of South Africans. No other book available offers such a range and depth of information about the villages, towns and cities of this land, and on the intriguing and informative tales they have to tell.

The 37 chapters are arranged in logical sequence, beginning with Cape Town and radiating outwards. Each chapter corresponds to an established and coherent geographic or demographic area. Included are detailed regional maps, incorporating up-to-date place names, and complemented by route directions within the text. With its expanded text and more than 500 photographs, On Route in South Africa contains a remarkable wealth of information, making it the perfect travel planner and companion.

About the author

BPJ Erasmus, graduate of the Universities of Stellenbosch and Cape Town and author of both the first and this edition of On Route in South Africa, lives in the village of Phillipstown in the Great Karoo, where he moved from Pretoria in 1989. Since the early 1970s, he has written, contributed to, edited and translated a number of reference books and other works of non-fiction. He is married with four children.

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