Azores (Bradt Travel Guides) PDF ePub eBook

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Azores (Bradt Travel Guides) free pdf Lying between New York and Lisbon and sometimes referred to as Europe's best kept secret, the Azores are verdant, tranquil, diverse, exquisitely beautiful and always welcoming. These nine green islands are the embodiment of old-world charm and include an elegant capital, remote villages, glittering blue coastlines and spectacular volcanic landscapes. Bradt's Azores is the only publication in English that not only provides details of travel and activities, but also gives in-depth background information about the archipelago's discovery, settlement and subsequent social history. David Sayers outlines how the archipelago erupted from beneath the ocean some five million years ago. Revised throughout, this new edition also includes in-depth sections on whaling, fishing and agriculture, climate, and geology. There is now a wide choice of accommodation, from 4-star hotels to small family-run affairs, simple pensions, rented cottages and B

About David Sayers

David Sayers trained at the Royal Botanical Garden, Kew in London and is a field botanist. After careers in horticulture and social policy he ran a travel company offering specialist botanical tours worldwide. The Azores has long been his favourite destination and he pioneered the first walking holidays in the archipelago, now offered by many tour operators. As consultant he has refurbished three important public gardens on Sao Miguel and is a freelance writer on botanical travel.

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Author : David Sayers
Publisher : Bradt Travel Guides
Data Published : 14 November 2013
ISBN : 1841624683
EAN : 9781841624686
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 288 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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