About this book
From the slums of Cape Town to the palaces of Algiers, through Pygmy villages to the Gulf of Guinea; across 2 continents and 14 countries this epic journey is a twice a year migration for a swallow. Combining the best of travel and nature writing, this is a thrilling and magical account.
From the slums of Cape Town to the palaces of Algiers, to the Gulf of Guinea where the sea blazes with oil flares, across two continents and fourteen countries - this epic journey is nothing to swallows. This work follows the swallows from reed beds in South Africa, where millions roost in February, to a barn in Wales, where a pair nest in May.