Virgin Island Pocket Adventures, 1st Edition

  • Lynne Sullivan
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  • ISBN-10: 1588436489
  • ISBN-13: 9781588436481
  • DDC: 917.297204
  • Grade Level Range: 12th Grade +
  • 386 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2007 | Published/Released October 2010
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2007

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One of the highly portable and information packed titles in the outstanding 'Pocket Adventure' travel guide series from Hunter Publishing, Virgin Islands" by Lynn M. Sullivan covers the island destinations of St. Thomas, St. John, St. Croix, Tortola, Virgin Gorda, Jost Van Dyke, and the smaller islets. Designed to be used while you re on the go, Hunter's Pocket Adventures fit in your pocket with ease and make the perfect take-along reference. They contain all the practical travel information you need - places to stay and eat, tourist information resources, travel advice, emergency contacts and more - plus condensed sections on history and geography that give you good background knowledge of the destination. The authors are fascinated with the destination and their passion comes across in the text, which is lively, revealing and a pleasure to read. Sidebars highlight unusual facts and tell of local legends, adding to your travel experience. Detailed town and regional maps make planning day-trips or city tours easy. Adventures covered range from town sightseeing tours and nature watching to sea kayaking and organized jungle excursions. Travelers looking for a more relaxed vacation may want to sign up for language classes or take a course on traditional regional cooking - these cultural adventures will introduce you to the people and afford you a truly unique travel experience. Maps, photos. Print edition is 386 pages.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
About the Author.
Other Frontmatter.
1: The Islands.
2: A Dozen Reasons to Visit.
3: Tips on Using This Book.
4: A Historical Timeline.
5: The Islands at a Glance.
6: Climate.
7: Wildlife.
8: Plants.
9: Coral Reefs.
10: Travel Information.
11: When to Go.
12: Travel Documents.
13: Customs & Duty-Free.
14: Getting There.
15: Getting Around.
16: Accommodations.
17: Dining.
18: Money Matters.
19: Time.
20: Taxes.
21: The US Virgin Islands.
22: St. Thomas.
23: Water Island.
24: St. John.
25: St. Croix.
26: The British Virgin Islands.
27: Tortola.
28: Virgin Gorda.
29: Jost Van Dyke.
30: Anegada.
31: Single-Resort Islands.
32: BVI Facts & Numbers.