Kirsten Ellis Maldives (Odyssey Guides)

ISBN 13: 9789622173293

Maldives (Odyssey Guides)

 
9789622173293: Maldives (Odyssey Guides)

Known as "The Paradise Isles", the Maldives are made up of hundreds of remote islands famed for tropical beaches and pristine coral reefs. This book includes special sections on Maldivian flora and fauna, marine life, the practice of "existing" and witch doctors. Excerpts include Francois Pyrard on talking his way out of captivity and a 19th-century account of the conversion to Islam. The author's introduction covers every aspect of this idyllic retreat, from a detailed analysis of its geography to the characteristics of local culture. The book features a survey of the resorts available, a chapter on diving, how to organize a boat cruise and a Divehi glossary.

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Kirsten Ellis
Published by Odyssey Publications,Hong Kong (1993)
ISBN 10: 9622173292 ISBN 13: 9789622173293
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Book Description Odyssey Publications,Hong Kong, 1993. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # M9622173292

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