Frommer's 500 Extraordinary Islands

Frommer's 500 Extraordinary Islands

eBook - 2010
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Frommer's 500 Best Islands features our selections for the best islands around the world - from tiny isles to island nations, and from well-trod to totally uninhabited. Chapters are divided into: Treasure Islands -- Islands that have a strong, distinctive local culture and personality Leisure Islands -- Islands with a relaxed vibe and lots of land sports like hiking or biking Pleasure Islands -- Islands famous for their partying and nightlife scenes Beachcomber Islands -- Islands known for their beaches, diving, and watersports Garden Isles -- Islands with lush or verdant landscapes, orchards, and local produce Islands of Mystery -- Places that are somewhat remote and have a mystical and/or exotic vibe Island Escapes -- Quiet, uncrowded spots for those who love nature and want a relaxed pace Ends of the Earth -- Islands that are rugged, remote, hard to get to, and great for adventure lovers Islands of History -- Islands known for specific historic events, and with landmarks to visit Wildlife Islands -- Islands that are great for birdwatching, whale watching, and viewing rare species, as well as nature preserves Island Nations -- Large islands with their own history and independent government Island Cities -- Vibrant metropolises that have thrived as their own islands City Islands -- Island enclaves within larger cities
Publisher: Hoboken, N.J. : Wiley, c2010
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9780470595176
Characteristics: 1 online resource (x, 533 p.) :,ill., col. maps


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