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Idioma: ANGLÈS.
Autor: Paul Crask.
Rústica, 272 pàgines.
16 pàgines de fotos a color i 22 mapes.
Publicat: Juny 2011 (2ª edició).
ISBN: 9781841623566.
Format: 216 mm x 135 mm.

Tiny but perfectly-formed Dominica is one of the most naturally dramatic islands of the Lesser Antilles. This beautiful island with its verdant mountains, lush valleys and dense tropical rainforests is still off the mass-tourism trail. However, cruise ships, hikers, scuba divers and nature-lovers are starting to discover this gorgeous 'Nature Island of the Caribbean'. This second edition offers practical information on the growing health and wellness holidays, weddings and yachting parties as well as extended coverage of the rich cultural heritage. There is a new chapter on the highly popular Waitukubuli National Trail.The author is resident in the country so has detailed insider knowledge.


Chapter 1 Background Information
Geography, Climate, Natural History and conservation, A brief history, of the island, Government and politics, Economy, People, Language, Religion, Education, Culture

Chapter 2 Practical Information
When to visit, Highlights, Suggested itineraries,Tour operators, Tourist offices, Red tape, Consulates and embassies, Getting there and away, Health, Safety, Women travellers, Disabled travellers, Travelling with children, Gay travellers, What to take, Money and budgeting, Getting around, Accommodation, Eating and drinking, Public holidays and events, Shopping, Arts and entertainment, Media and communications, Business, Cultural etiquette, Travelling positively

Chapter 3 Activities and Special Interests
Tours operators and private guides, Site fees and passes, Birdwatching, Boat tours, Bus and jeep tours, Canyoning, Cycling and mountain biking, Educations and research, Fishing, Gardens, farms and food, Hiking, Horseriding, Kayaking, Off-roading, Photography tours, River tubing, Scuba diving, Snorkelling, Wellness, Whale watching, Zip-lining


Chapter 4 Roseau and Environs

Chapter 5 Roseau Valley and Morne Trois Pitons National Park

Chapter 6 The South

Chapter 7 The Kalinago Territory and the East

Chapter 8 Portsmouth, Cabrits National Park and the North

Chapter 9 Northern and Central Interior, Morne Diablotin and the West

Chapter 10 The Wai'tukubuli National Trail

Appendix 1 Accommodation at a Glance

Appendix 2 Hikes at a Glance

Appendix 3 Further Information