St. Vincent and the Grenadines

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St Vincent and its Grenadine Islands have so much to offer the visitor. St Vincent itself has breathtaking volcanic mountains, fertile valleys famous for their fruit and vegetables, archeological sites, ancient fishing villages and much more. Appreciation of all these attractions of the islands is enhanced by a brief history. St Vincent is the centre for some of the finest sailing found anywhere in the Caribbean. The harbours and anchorages of The Grenadines are meeting places for sailors and yachts from all over...
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Overview

St Vincent and its Grenadine Islands have so much to offer the visitor. St Vincent itself has breathtaking volcanic mountains, fertile valleys famous for their fruit and vegetables, archeological sites, ancient fishing villages and much more. Appreciation of all these attractions of the islands is enhanced by a brief history. St Vincent is the centre for some of the finest sailing found anywhere in the Caribbean. The harbours and anchorages of The Grenadines are meeting places for sailors and yachts from all over the world. Special emphasis has been given to providing the right sort of information needed on sailing vacations throughout the area.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780333934159
  • Publisher: Interlink Publishing Group, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 6/28/2003
  • Pages: 176
  • Sales rank: 1,418,526
  • Product dimensions: 9.70 (w) x 12.70 (h) x 0.80 (d)

Table of Contents

Profiles of the Grenadines vi
Introduction 1
1 The first migrants--Ciboneys, Arawaks, Calivignies and Caribs 6
2 The era of discovery 9
3 The tale of the Black Caribs 11
4 Of men, women and children 15
5 The volcano 21
6 Rivers and villages 24
7 Scuba diving 34
8 The capital, Kingstown 35
9 Villa, Young Island and Calliaqua 43
10 St Vincent coast guard 47
11 Agriculture, pests and flora 48
12 Fauna 54
13 Traditional architecture 58
14 Folklore and music 61
15 Seafarers 65
16 Bequia and Petit Nevis 70
17 Mustique, Baliceaux and Battowia 75
18 Petit Mustique, Savane Island, Petit Canouan and Canouan 79
19 Tobago Cays 83
20 Mayero (or Mayreau) and Catholic Island 87
21 Union Island 90
22 Palm Island 95
23 Petit Saint Vincent (P.S.V.) 97
24 Useful information 100
Ferries
Sailing/yachting
Water sports
Yacht and car rentals
Travel agents and ground tour operators
Taxis and minibuses
Guest houses and apartments
Restaurants
Banking
Postal information and hours
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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 21, 2010

    good gift

    As a Vincy went looking for a gift for coworkers. The photography was beautiful. Didnt have a regional map though to show where we are. Still a good coffee table gift.

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