Okinawa and the Ryukyu Islands

Okinawa and the Ryukyu Islands

The First Comprehensive Guide to the Entire Ryukyu Island Chain

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**Lowell Thomas Annual Travel Book Award Silver Medal Winner 2015**

Travel to the most inspiring tropical islands on the planet! Everything you need is in this one convenient Okinawa travel guide--including a large pull-out map.

Okinawa and the Ryukyu Islands is the first comprehensive travel guide to the 150 sub-tropical island chain that stretches across 600 miles from Japan to Taiwan. These are some of the most stunningly beautiful islands in the world!

Trek up active volcanoes, soak in natural hot springs, enjoy pristine white sand beaches, and sample Okinawa's superb homegrown cuisine. Experienced author Robert Walker tells you how to get there, where to go, where to stay and what to do, including: Ferry schedules and flights Lodgings on all inhabited islands Best beaches and surf spots Hikes and nature walks Sights suitable for families with children Historical and cultural landmarks
Along with over 200 color photographs and 40 maps, this book provides essential travel tips to help tourists avoid costly mistakes. It also includes a large fold-out map of Okinawa and the Ryukyu chain with insets for the major islands and cities.
Publisher: Tokyo ; Rutland, Vt. : Tuttle Publishing, [2014], ©2014
ISBN: 9784805312339
Branch Call Number: 915.229 Wa
Description: 287 pages : color ills., color maps ; 21 cm + 1 folded map


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