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By Blair Howard, Renate Siekmann

No different advisor offers such designated details on lodges in any respect rate degrees, eating places, procuring and different actions - from mountain climbing the volcanoes to discovering the simplest shores and dive spots. The authors survive the large Island so that they are aware of it as merely insiders do. colour maps and images all through exhibit the all attractions or even the resorts and eating places. the easiest spas, golfing classes, horseback driving, hikes and motorcycle rides. evening dive with manta rays, swim with dolphins, ski down Mauna Kea volcano, snorkel in a coral backyard, journey a helicopter over Hawaii Volcanoes nationwide Park, even discover ways to do the hula. The authors inform you how and the place to do all of it.

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You should never hand-hold a camera at a shutter speed slower than the focal length of the lens. For example you would only hand-hold a camera fitted with a 180mm lens when the shutter speed is set to 1/250 of a second or more; never slower. Likewise a 50mm lens could be hand-held with the shutter set to 1/60th of a second, but no slower. The Bahamas are blessed with an excellent health service. Hospital facilities, public and private, are available in Nassau and Freeport. The Out Islands are served by health centers, clinics and general practitioner doctors.

Com, where you’ll find all sorts of useful information, some of which is not available anywhere else. BAHAMAS TOURIST OFFICES 150 East 52nd Street, New York, NY 10022. % 212-758-2777; fax 212-753-6531. , Suite 809, Aventura, FL 33180. % 305-932-0051; fax 305-682-8758. , Suite 1204, Los Angeles, CA 90010. % 213-385-0033; fax 213-383-3966. 8600 W. Bryn Mawr Avenue, Suite 820, Chicago, IL 60631. % 312-693-1500; fax 312-693-1114. 121 Bloor Street East, Suite 1101, Toronto, ON M4W 3M5, Canada. % 416-968-2999; fax 416-968-6711.

In Nassau, there is a casino on Paradise Island at the Atlantis Resort and one at Wyndham Nassau Resort & Crystal Palace Casino on Cable Beach. In Freeport, one casino is at Our Lucaya. The other is at the Isle of Capri Casino on Royal Palm Way. There is more information on gaming and casinos in the regional chapters. The trade winds blow almost continuously here, creating a warm, agreeable climate that varies little throughout the year. September through May, when the temperature averages 70-75°F, is the most refreshing time to visit.

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