Posted on January 06, 2020
The Special Collections Book of the Week this week is:
Brendan Ryan’s 52 day-walks in and around Johannesburg & Pretoria by Brendan Ryan.
In this handy book, Brendan Ryan, a keen walker and enthusiastic bird-watcher, guides you on day walks in 52 public parks and bird sanctuaries, near dams and along river trails in and around Johannesburg and Pretoria. For your enjoyment of the Witwatersrand and its environs, Ryan’s succinct notes include a detailed description of each walk; a clear routes map; an estimate of the time you need; the flora and fauna you are likely to see; what facilities are available and when they are open.
Although now relatively old, this book is sure to still be interesting for day-adventurers.
Catalogue Access: https://UnivofPretoria.on.worldcat.org/oclc/819489934
This book is available at Special Collections, housed on level 5 of the Merensky 2 Library, and is part of our Africana (ZA) Collection.
The Special Collections unit of the Department of Library Services plays a stewardship role in the acquisition and preservation of the Library's rare and valuable information resources, making them accessible to students, staff and researchers, as well as safeguarding them for future generations.
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