Caribbean Islands

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Footprint, 2003 - Travel - 896 pages
Fully updated and offering information on just about every island in the Caribbean from Barbados to the Venezuelan coast, this edition provides the traveller with an A-Z trip around them all. The handbook aims to capture the individual flavours of each area with authoritative advice and accessible recommendations. Along with an island by island guide including how to get around them, where to find hidden beaches and out of the way places, the guide offers special coverage on scuba-diving throughout the Caribbean with maps listing all dive sites and anchorages. Information on festivals including an at-a-glance festival calendar and the best look outs for whale and dolphin watching plus extra information on eco travel is also included. The where to stay section offers lively comment and recommendations on full range of styles from Casas Particulares (private homes) in Cuba to Plantation Houses and stylish hotels across the islands. The where to eat section provides up-to-the minute listings of all the best gourmet restaurants, cool cafes and colourful beach bars.

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About the author (2003)

Sarah's interest in Latin America and the Caribbean began with a degree in Iberian and Latin American Studies, during which time she spent a year in Colombia. Following a spell with the British Council she joined an International bank as an adviser on Latin America and the Caribbean. She now works full time on the Handbooks and travels extensively in the Caribbean.

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