Want to explore boiling lakes, cool off beneath pristine waterfalls, and indulge in real Caribbean cuisine? Then get out of the water, swap your swimsuit for hiking shorts, your flip-flops for walking shoes, and get into the island. As your hiking guide, M. Timothy O'Keefe takes you beyond the clamor and commercialism into the heart and soul of the largely ignored hinterlands of 30 spectacular islands. Island by island, from the Caymans to Trinidad, make your Caribbean Hiking experience pleasurable with: maps and detailed descriptions of how to locate and enjoy each hike; the region's plants and trees identified as well as their dangers and uses; advice to stay healthy on the islands; a wide variety of hikes, from city walks to mountain ascents; concise, colorful histories of each island. No matter which island you visit, Caribbean Hiking makes it easy for you to enjoy the laid-back tropical atmosphere while you hike the many exotic jungles, mountains, and beautiful beaches that beckon the curious and adventurous traveler. (6 x 9, 416 pages, b&w photos, maps)
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