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Pacific odyssey

Author: Gwenda Cornell
Publisher: London : Adlard Coles Nautical, [2012] ©2012
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The South Pacific Islands conjure dreams of romantic charm and escape from the pressures of modern life - but is this a true picture of real life on the Islands today? Gwenda Cornell sailed to these Islands to discover the quality of life, history and culture of the peoples who inhabit these remote and beautiful places. Sailing with her family on the yacht Aventura, Gwenda explores many corners of the Pacific that  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Cornell, Gwenda.
Pacific Odyssey.
London : Bloomsbury Publishing, ©2012
Named Person: Gwenda Cornell; Gwenda Cornell
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Gwenda Cornell
ISBN: 9781408178614 1408178613
OCLC Number: 904687671
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: Cover; CONTENTS; CHAPTER 1 FIRST LANDFALL; CHAPTER 2 A LONELY HIDEAWAY; CHAPTER 3 MANGAREVA, PARADISE LOST; CHAPTER 4 THE MOST BEAUTIFUL ISLAND IN THE WORLD; CHAPTER 5 ISLAND POLITICS IN AITUTAKI; CHAPTER 6 SHOWING THE FLAG IN TUVALU; CHAPTER 7 TONGA, WHERE YESTERDAY MEETS TOMORROW; CHAPTER 8 PAYING HOMAGE TO TUSITALA; CHAPTER 9 WALLIS, A LITTLE KNOWN CORNER OF POLYNESIA; CHAPTER 10 A BRIEF LOVE AFFAIR WITH ABEMAMA; CHAPTER 11 THE ELECTRIFICATION OF NUKULAELAE; CHAPTER 12 FIJIAN INTERLUDE; CHAPTER 13 A VISIT TO A LEGENDARY HERO; CHAPTER 14 THE MANY FACES OF NEW GUINEA. Chapter 15 islands where time has stood stillchapter 16 festival farewell in song and dance; epilogue.
Responsibility: by Gwenda Cornell.

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Gwenda Cornell - wife of long-distance cruising guru Jimmy - describes their fascinating travels by yacht in the South Pacific: the remote and beautiful islands, and the quality of life, history and  Read more...

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