About Mike Stead:
Mike Stead is the co-author of the Bradt Guide to Angola. He's spent much of the last 30 years living and working overseas thanks to postings with the Diplomatic Service. He spent a year in Luanda as the Deputy Head of Mission and Consul at the British Embassy where he set about writing this guide with Sean Rorison. He wrote the background and practilaties chapters, the appendices and the sections on Luanda, Bengo, Kwanza Sul, Kwanza Norte, Malanje, Huíla, Benguela and Namibe, and co-wrote the sections on Lunda Norte and Lunda Sul with Sean. Mike's a fan of this site and enjoys a well made caipirinha! You can visit his blog here and read relevant updates to his guidebook.