Seven Mile Beach on Grand Cayman
De Kaaiman Eilanden is een autonoom Brits overzees gebied in de westelijke Caribische Zee. Het 264 vierkante kilometer grote grondgebied omvat de drie eilanden Grand Cayman, Cayman Brac en Little Cayman, die ten zuiden van Cuba en ten noordoosten van Honduras liggen, tussen Jamaica en het Mexicaanse schiereiland YucatŠn. De hoofdstad is George Town op Grand Cayman, het dichtstbevolkte van de drie eilanden.
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-Fodor's Travel in Focus: Cayman Islands
, uitg.: Random House USA Inc (aug.2018), ISBN 9781640970427,
paperback, 224 blz., bevat 15 landkaarten en plattegronden, Ä15,50
Written by local experts, Fodor's travel guides have been offering advice and professionally vetted recommendations for all tastes and budgets for 80 years. One of the most popular destinations for Americans in the Caribbean, the Cayman Islands lie between the sun-kissed beaches of Cancun and the western tip of Jamaica.
Famous for its ravishing coral reefs, safety, and hospitality, Cayman is a favorite destination for families, couples, and scuba divers.
Full-color Fodor's InFocus Cayman Islands has detailed coverage of Grand Cayman, plus in-depth information on the sister islands, Cayman Brac and Little Cayman, famous for great diving and casual resort accommodations, yet relatively undiscovered. This travel guide includes a brief introduction and spectacular color photos that capture the ultimate experiences and attractions throughout the Cayman Islands. A planner gives useful, practical overviews of important information.
Fodor's In Focus Guides are packed with the same coverage of a full-size guidebook in a smaller, more convenient format that is easier to carry on a trip.
* HAYNE, Tricia - Cayman Islands, uitg.: Bradt Travel Guides (3e ed. 2008), ISBN 9781841622149, paperback, 224 blz., bevat 15 landkaarten en plattegronden, UITVERKOCHT - NIET MEER LEVERBAAR
The latest edition of Cayman Islands provides in-depth coverage of each of the country's three distinctive islands. Renowned for some of the world's best diving and snorkelling, the islands also offer numerous other activities, all of which are detailed in this thorough guide. Drag yourself away from those white-sand beaches and you can head off in search of iguanas, mysterious caves or even ghosts. The guide is complete with historical background information and natural history for those who want to dig deeper and unlock the true spirit of Cayman.
* PORTER, Darwin - Frommer's Portable Cayman Islands, uitg.: Wiley/Frommer (5e ed. sept. 2011), ISBN 9781118004296, paperback, 216 blz., UITVERKOCHT - NIET MEER LEVERBAAR
Insightful commentary on the best places to stay, dine, and enjoy the outdoors on Grand Cayman, Little Cayman, and Cayman Brac. Up-to-the-minute coverage of the hottest shopping and nightlife on all three islands. Reviews of our favorite Cayman Islands experiences, from exploring the coast in a submarine to swimming with stingrays to visiting the world's only green sea turtle farm. Insider tips on the best deals, the most overlooked--and the most overrated--attractions, and the best places to get away from the crowds.
* WOOD, Lawson - Dive The Cayman Islands, uitg.: New Holland (2e ed. 2009), ISBN 9781845378974, paperback, 176 blz., bevat ca. 100 kleurenfoto's, ISBN 9781845378974, UITVERKOCHT - NIET MEER LEVERBAAR
Every year growing numbers of divers and snorkellers venture in search of turquoise seas, fabulous coral walls and mythically beautiful marine life. This stunning series comprising 16 titles provides detailed coverage of the world's top diving destinations. Each guide is crammed with fully updated information, from descriptions of individual dive sites to valuable advice on techniques and equipment. The guides also feature handy travel tips. Featuring gorgeous, full-colour underwater photography and useful area maps, the Dive guides are indispensable companions for anyone planning a trip to the world's most exciting and challenging dive sites.
, Patricia E. & Yves-Jacques Rey-Millet - A Photographic Guide to the Birds of the Cayman Islands
, uitg.: Christopher Helm (2013), ISBN 9781408123645,
paperback, 288 blz., UITVERKOCHT - NIET MEER LEVERBAAR
With a rich avifauna of more than 300 species, the three islands that make up the Cayman Islands - Grand Cayman, Little Cayman and Cayman Brac - form an increasingly popular birding destination. Although the islands' sole endemic species, Cayman Islands Thrush, was extinct by the 1940s, the islands have a healthy crop of regional scarcities and are an important migrant stopping point as they cross the Caribbean.
Containing hundreds of stunning photographs by Yves-Jacques Rey-Millet, A Photographic Guide to the Birds of the Cayman Islands, the latest addition to Helm's Photographic Guides series, provides full photographic coverage of every species on the Cayman Islands list. Concise text for each species includes identification, similar species, voice, habitats and behaviour, status and distribution.
* ITMB, Cayman Islands & Jamaica Travel Reference Map
1:37.500/1:250.000, ISBN 9781553411604,
* FRANKO MAPS, Cayman Islands British West Indies: Guide & Dive Map, ca.1:35.000, ISBN 9781601901934, Ä10,95
Recreational Guide for scuba divers, snorkelers and everyon who loves the Cayman Islands. This is a 6'x9" map of Grand Cayman, Cayman Brac and Little Cayman showing the names and locations of over 100 of the most notable scuba diving and snorkeling spots in the Cayman Islands as well as 100 or so species of the most common Caribbean coral reef creatures found in Cayman Islands waters.
Franko's Map of The Cayman Islands Side 1 The front side of my map shows Grand Cayman as a separate map and the Sister Islands Little Cayman and Cayman Brac together as another map. Each island is mapped in a unique style that shows the beauty of the island and the surrounding Caribbean Sea. Every detail of the coast can be clearly seen along with a unique depiction of the bathymetry (underwater topography) so the viewer can visualize how the waters just beyond each island's shore plunges into the deep.
Map coloring shows you where it is green and covered by thick Cayman forest or where it is a swampy mangrove or where it is a city. All of the main roads as well as a few trails are shown as well so this is the perfect navigation map as you cruise around in your left-hand-drive rental car.
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