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Diving & Snorkeling Guide to Palau and Yap 2016 (Paperback)

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By Tim Rock, Simon Pridmore (Prepared by)
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Palau is one of the world's underwater wonders and Yap is both the most culturally intact isle in the region and a worthy diving and snorkeling mecca in its own right. This guide is new for 2016, with new images, more information on the outer atolls and updated dive site information. These two western Micronesian islands together offer the best diving in the Western Pacific. Both have stunning natural beauty, fabulous coral gardens and guaranteed encounters with big ocean marine life like sharks and manta rays. This guide introduces you to the most popular and sites of Palau and Yap, as well as some unique and more remote sites that are rarely visited. Although the islands are famous for their wide array of beautiful hard corals, abundance of marine life and big fish dives, there is also some great shipwreck diving in Palau. This new book has over 130 full color images and island maps. Dive-site locations are shown on maps and each site is introduced with general location, most frequently dived depths, the type of dive that can be expected, the dominant marine life to be found and logistical requirements. And it is not only about diving. There is lots to do on land in both islands and Yap, especially, is a fascinating cultural oasis, where life still goes on much as it has for centuries. And the people are incredibly welcoming In short, this is everything you need to get the most out of your trip to Palau and Yap and also makes for a terrific souvenir of your visit.

About the Author

Author Tim Rock is an internationally published marine photojournalist, who has lived in Micronesia for thirty years and is widely acknowledged as the top expert on diving in the region. He has written dive guides for Pisces and Lonely Planet and is currently producing a new updated series for 2016, featuring the islands of Micronesia and Southeast Asia. Look out for other guides on diving and snorkeling Truk Lagoon, Guam, Bali and Raja Ampat & Eastern Indonesia. When he is not writing Tim travels the world taking for underwater, aerial, cultural, marine and travel related images. His photographs of beautiful coral reefs, dolphins, whales and beaches are featured in galleries, books and magazines all over the world.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781523490448
ISBN-10: 1523490446
Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
Publication Date: January 21st, 2016
Pages: 126
Language: English