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Islands: 100 Ultimate Escapes by Stefano Passaquindici 0789320649 9780789320643
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Islands: 100 Ultimate Escapes by Stefano Passaquindici

For lovers of the sea, of beaches, and of the distant tropics, the beautifully illustrated Islands offers an exclusive tour of 100 of the most beautiful islands in the world--the islands that everyone should see at least once in a lifetime. This book will offer a unique perspective to travelers by introducing far-off destinations that are not necessarily on the more familiar tourist itineraries. Organized by type of island, the chapters include: Traces of Civilization- Islands with fascinating archaeological sites, romantic ruins, crumbling forts or long abandoned follies let the traveler connect to the past while escaping the present Natural Paradises - Beautiful white sand beaches, lush tropical jungles, tumbling waterfalls and secluded sunlit coves--all of these and more beckon on these island beauties Legendary Islands - Made famous by legends, novels, or history these islands offer culture, romance and the chance to connect to the legends behind the name Places to Explore - For the active traveller -- hiking, diving, snorkeling, climbing all await Islands of Flavors - Renowned for spices, or a special dish, these islands prove that an island destination can be filled with culinary delights Dream Destinations - Such a special combination of scenery, people, food and climate, these islands truly make the traveler feel they are in a dream state Included are useful maps and website references, making it an indispensable resource as well as a sumptuous book for the armchair traveller.

Author: Stefano Passaquindici

Language: English

Binding: Hardcover

Pages: 264

Publisher: Universe

Publication Date: 2010-02-09

Our Price: $5.85

ISBN: 0789320649

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