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30 Days in the South Pacific: True Stories of Escape to Paradise

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Few in the Western world can resist the lure of pristine beaches, endless coral reefs, and blazing tropical suns. As the world shrinks and troubles of various sorts have struck some of the more distant destinations, the islands of the South Pacific endure as a beacon of both the unfamiliar and the familiar. Not only is the South Pacific safe to travel in, it is still large ...more
Paperback, 226 pages
Published November 15th 2005 by Travelers' Tales
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Mary
Oct 12, 2012 rated it really liked it
Wanted to read something that would put me in the mood/give me some context for our trip and this was just what I was looking for. First tried James Michener's "Tales of the South Pacific" (which Mark ended up reading and fully enjoyed) but the focus was more on the war than the area so I abandoned it fairly quickly and turned to this. Thirty stories or articles from 30 authors set all over the South Pacific. Many were magazine articles, some are book excerpts. Based on this book I will definite ...more
Paul
Oct 28, 2016 rated it it was amazing
If reading Melville, Treasure Island, or the exploits of Gauguin, or the pictures of these beautiful islands have ever made you want to learn more about the islands of the South Pacific, then you will thoroughly enjoy this book. How I wish I was on any one of the islands described in this book right now.
Boreal Elizabeth
Aug 14, 2008 rated it liked it
my daughter bought it on Guam while visiting my brother who's been there for 30 years-he runs a charter fishing boat called the Sun
His name is Tim-tell him his sister Maureen says love you

my review is on the book discussion page oh and in the comments below-
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Shelves: travel
Some good, some okay, some skipped. Makes me want to go somewhere tropical.
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all the Traveler's tales series I've read have been good...so was this one.
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