Moon Handbooks Tahiti: Including the Cook Islands

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David Stanley, Aug 26, 2003 - Travel - 496 pages
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Retrace Captain Cook's travels; escape to the Marquesas, inspiration to Gauguin and Survivor number four; uncover the mystery of Easter Island's fascinating monuments. With the fifth edition of Moon Handbooks Tahiti you'll find all the essentials to discovering this tropical paradise. David Stanley, a renowned travel expert on the South Pacific, brings Tahiti, French Polynesia, and the Cook and Easter Islands within reach of travelers who, on any budget, are looking to experience the full bounty of these incredible islands. The most current information on sights, recreational activities, accommodations, and restaurants, as well as custom maps, color photographs, fascinating sidebars, and complete coverage of the region's political and cultural history are included in this comprehensive guide. Moon Handbooks Tahiti covers anything a traveler could want to know and more.

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South Pacific expert and founder of, David Stanley, knows the best way to vacation in Tahiti from navigating the streets of Papeete and browsing the Papeete market, to visiting the Arahoho Blowhole on the Northeast Coast of the island and snorkeling off the island of Moorea. David includes unique trip ideas like Romantic Tahiti and Best of French Polynesia.
Packed with information on dining, transportation, and accommodations, Moon Tahiti has lots of options for a range of travel budgets. Every Moon guidebook includes recommendations for must-see sights and many regional, area and city-centered maps. Complete with details on the best beaches and most romantic spots Moon Tahiti gives travelers the tools they need to create a more personal and memorable experience. With expert writers, first-rate strategic advice, and an essential dose of humor, Moon guidebooks are the cure for the common trip.

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Since 1979 David Stanley has authored numerous travel guidebooks to the Pacific Islands, Alaska, Canada, Cuba, and Eastern Europe for Lonely Planet and Moon Handbooks. Over the years he has visited almost every country in the world. He currently lives on Vancouver Island, Canada.

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