Adventure Guides are about living more intensely, waking up to your surroundings and truly experiencing all that you encounter. Each book offers an ideal mix of practical travel info along with activities. And the fun is for everyone, no matter what their age or ability. Comprehensive background information - history, culture, geography and climate - gives you a solid knowledge of each destination and its people. Regional chapters take you on an introductory tour, with stops at museums, historic sites and local attractions. Places to stay and eat; transportation to, from and around your destination; practical concerns; tourism contacts This book, written in part by a cruise ship purser, tells how to get the most from your8-10 hours in port. It includes taxi tours, how to use dockside phones, where to find the best shops, and a list of operators who are familiar with cruise schedules and will get you back to your ship on time. Covers Antigua, St. Lucia, Barbados, Dominica, Grenada. Puerto Rico, St.Martin, Guadeloupe, St. Thomas and Martinique.