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Book Info:
Paperback: 234 pages
Published: July 2011
ISBN: 978-0982261941
Dimensions: 8 x 5
Available in print and as an ebook

Micronesia and Palau

“This is the most up-to-date and informative guide book on Micronesia I've found. The authors give lots of great suggestions for things to see and do. The maps are clear and easy to read and the pictures are beautiful. I would read this guide even if I weren't going to Micronesia - just to daydream!”
- Rhonda Myrmel, Reader

About the Travel Guide

Micronesia and Palau have long been known to diving enthusiasts for some of the most intriguing and spectacular dive spots on earth. Yet as the reputation of these islands spread, more travelers are looking to escape the modern Western world and become transported to a calmer, slower pace of life. The writers of this guide all lived, worked and played on the islands which they write about. First-hand knowledge, cultural insight, and personal recommendations allow visitors to feel like locals while enjoying the indisputable beauty of these islands and people.

  • Learn the history and culture of the islands from writers who have each spent years living with local residents.
  • Explore off-the-beaten-track locales relatively unknown to foreign visitors.
  • Navigate on the islands and among islands, enjoying the best of Micronesia and Palau.
  • Dive, surf, snorkel, and swim in some of the most stunning marine environments in the world.
  • Choose the best places to eat, sleep, shop, and visit based on reviews of all the major islands.

Your Guides to Micronesia and Palau: Ben Cook, Lorry Marvin, Chad Lathe, Megan McCrea, Christy Lejkowski, Rick Lejkowski, and Michael Gall

The writers of this guidebook each lived, worked and played throughout Micronesia and Palau as Peace Corps Volunteers. They lived with local families, learned village life, and experienced this fascinating country like few outsiders have before. Each writes of the island group where they lived - all reviews are from first-hand experience and local insider information.