Bahamas For Dummies

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Wiley, Nov 1, 2002 - Travel - 380 pages
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Bahamas for Dummies is the perfect trip-planning resource, whether this is your first time in the Bahamas or your hundredth. This guide is designed to help you plan the kind of trip that you want, whether you're looking for the most luxurious resort on Grand Bahama Island, or the best scuba diving in the Turks and Caicos Islands. With Bahamas for Dummies in hand, you'll know which events and festivals are going on during your stay, from the icy cold Polar Bear Swim on New Year's Day to the Treasure Cay Fishing Tournament in June (amateurs are welcome). Also includes:
  • The best places to swim and dive with dolphins
  • The top restaurants to sample conch in all its incarnations (from chowder to fritters)
  • The most atmospheric places to guzzle down the top three island cocktails: Bahama Mama, Goombay Smash and Yellowbird
  • A list of the characteristics and pros and cons of each island
  • Excellent tips on when and how to go
  • Over 20 interior maps

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Contents

a Introduction
1
Getting Started on lour Trip
7
Discovering the Best of The Bahamas
9
Copyright

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About the author (2002)

Darwin Porter, while still a teenager, began writing about The Bahamas for the Miami Herald and has been a frequent visitor ever since. His writing partner is Ohio-born Danforth Prince, formerly of the Paris bureau of the New York Times, who has co-authored numerous Frommer's best-sellers with Darwin, including the Caribbean, Bermuda, Puerto Rico, Jamaica, and the Virgin Islands. Together, they share their secrets, discoveries, and opinions about The Bahamas with you.

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