"All of the usual guidebook information is compacted into a pocket size, user friendly reference including places to go, what to see, what to do, and where to stay. Enhanced with historical 'infobits', maps, information and advice, this is the ideal and recommended trip planner whether traveling on a budget or in luxury, on a day-trip or an extended vacation." -- Midwest Book Review. "Recommended for visitors who want to research a trip ahead of time and take the book along for repeated reference. Covers the beautiful islands in the chain, from reefs, wrecks and eco-adventures to town attractions and places to stay. An excellent guide." -- The Bookwatch. "The 60 or so islands in the US Virgin Islands offer something for every type of vacationer. As Sullivan demonstrates, the main islands have all the amenities and indulgences one would expect in a tropical paradise, plus a breathtaking Caribbean setting and just enough foreign quirks to be intriguing." --Ingram Advance Magazine. Designed to be used while you re on the go, Hunter's Pocket Adventures 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. This guide focuses on the main island of the USVI, St. Thomas, but there is extensive information about the entire island chain as well. The author is 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.
- ISBN: 9781588438966 |
- Hardcover: 200 pages |
- Publisher: Hunter Publishing, Inc. |
- Publication date: Apr 7, 2012 |
- Language: English |
- Format: Ebook