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The Turks and Caicos Islands are a British Overseas Territory located in the eastern Caribbean Sea, to the East of Cuba and to the North of Hispaniola (the island which contains Haiti and the Dominican Republic). There islands consist of two main groups, and include 8 main islands and 20 smaller islands.

As of 2009, the Turks and Caicos Islands had an estimated population of 22,942. The capital, Cockburn Town, which is on Grand Turk Island, has a population of about 3,700.

Turks and Caicos Islands Details


Country Name The Turks and Caicos Islands
Political Status British Overseas Territory
Geographic Location The Caribbean Sea
Principal Language English
Capital Cockburn Town


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Fodor's Essential Caribbean (Full-color Travel Guide)
By Fodor's Travel Guides

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Released: 2016-11-22
Paperback (944 pages)

Fodor s Essential Caribbean (Full-color Travel Guide)
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Written by locals, Fodor's travel guides have been offering expert advice for all tastes and budgets for 80 years.

In amazing full-color, Fodor's Essential Caribbean covers the top destinations in the Caribbean, from the Dominican Republic and Jamaica to Turks & Caicos and U.S. Virgin Islands. The guide reviews the best each island has to offer, including activities, resorts, restaurants, nightspots, shops, and more. It's a complete planning tool that will help travelers put together the perfect trip to an island paradise.

This travel guide includes:
· Dozens of full-color maps
· Hundreds of hotel and restaurant recommendations, with Fodor's Choice designating our top picks
· In-depth breakout features on the reggae of Jamaica; the many different cuisines of the region; renting a villa, and chartering a yacht
· Coverage of Anguilla; Antigua and Barbuda; Aruba; Barbados; British Virgin Islands; Cayman Islands; Curaçao; Dominican Republic; Guadeloupe; Jamaica; Martinique; Puerto Rico; St. Barthelemy; St. Kitts and Nevis; St. Lucia; St. Maarten/St. Martin; Turks and Caicos Islands; United States Virgin Islands

Planning to focus on just part of the Caribbean? Check out Fodor's guides to Aruba; Bahamas; Barbados & St. Lucia; Bermuda; Cayman Islands; Cuba; Puerto Rico; St. Maarten/St. Martin, St. Barth & Anguilla; Turks & Caicos Islands; and U.S. & British Virgin Islands.
Explore: The Turks and Caicos Islands
By Irene Danics

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Explore: The Turks and Caicos Islands
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Colourfully illustrated guide to the Turks and Caicos Islands - everything you ever wanted to know about these 'Beautiful by Nature' Caribbean islands at a glance. Filled with fascinating facts about history, geography, heritage and natural world. Perfect for anyone visiting these gorgeous islands either for the first time or returning here every year.
Waterway Guide the Bahamas 2017: And the Turks and Caicos Islands (Waterway Guide. Bahamas)
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Waterway Guide the Bahamas 2017: And the Turks and Caicos Islands (Waterway Guide. Bahamas)
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Updated annually, the Waterway Guide Bahamas 2017 edition is the indispensable cruising companion for boaters exploring the Bahamas and the Turks and Caicos. The guide features mile-by-mile navigation information, aerial photography with marked routes, marina listings and locator charts, anchorage information and expanded "Goin' Ashore" articles on ports along the way. Helpful cruising data like GPS waypoints, detailed planning maps, distance charts and bridge tables help get cruisers there safely. Flexible spiral binding and heavy laminated covers with bookmarker flaps ensure durability and easy use in the cockpit and at the helm.
The Turks & Caicos Islands Travel Journal
By Younghusband World Travel Journals

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Paperback (144 pages)

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"I don't always design travel journals, but when I do they are the kind of travel journals that people throw parades for." - Cormac Younghusband, The World's Most Legendary Nomad

THE TURKS & CAICOS ISLANDS TRAVEL JOURNAL has been carefully crafted by the legendary nomad Cormac Younghusband to help make your trip unforgettable, fun and organized—with plenty of room to help spur spontaneity and document new discoveries.

This journal can help you plan, live out and record every stage of your journey to Turks & Caicos Islands—from pre-trip, to getting there, to being there, to getting home, and afterwards.

"Turks & Caicos Islands food is among the world's finest. They do this thing with the thing!" - Cormac Younghusband, The World's Most Legendary Nomad

The first part of the journal is for PRE-TRIP PLANNING and contains sections for important information, a page to write about what inspired you to make the trip, a page to write about the who, where, what, when, how of the journey, a page to make note of your travel companions, a number of pages to organize your travel research.* Plus, you will find sections for drafting an itinerary and keeping a journey to-do checklist.

The second part of the journal deals with GETTING THERE, containing sections to describe getting there and arriving.

The third part of the journal is all about BEING THERE. There are sections for: tracking the stuff you buy and for your daily adventures there are 50 two-page daily records to keep notes on: day #, date, weather, places visited, what happened today + thoughts on what happened, the highlight of the day and extensive notes (with a handy reminder list of things to write about). Because there are about 46,335 people in Turks & Caicos Islands, there's also a section to record the names and contact info of the people you meet along the way.

The fourth part of the journal is for GETTING HOME, that fateful day you depart and the days that follow. There are sections for describing your departure, for making your own top 10 highlights lists, a country radar to help you create a signature review of the country, and an afterwards where you can sum up the meaning of your trip.

When a trip is over, Cormac Younghusband recommends you start planning your NEXT TRIP. To help, there is a section where you can make a travel wish list.

Also included is a COUNTRY BRIEF to give you important info on the destination and a MAP to give you an idea of the lay of the land. Plus, at the back of the book there are sections for: generic packing ideas, measures and conversions, and pages for notes, sketches, maps and such

"Find a place in the world you haven't been, and go there. Keep on trucking, my friends" - Cormac Younghusband, The World's Most Legendary Nomad

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"Why visit Turks and Caicos Islands? Because, it's there." - Cormac Younghusband, The World's Most Legendary Nomad

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WHEREVER YOU'RE GOING, YOUNGHUSBAND WORLD TRAVEL JOURNALS HAS THE PERFECT JOURNAL FOR YOU.

The Turks & Caicos Islands: Beautiful by Nature
By Julia Davies & Phil Davies

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Stunning photography and beautiful illustrations truly capturing the magic of the Turks & Caicos Islands in this new book.

Over the last decade the Turks and Caicos Islands, situated just south of the Bahamas, have won international acclaim as a premier scuba diving destination and luxury retreat. While the unrivaled marine life and wondrous beaches serve as the main magnet, these islands have much more to offer the discerning tourist.

The Turks and Caicos Islands takes the reader on a colorful journey throughout this small archipelago, exploring its natural delights and amazing history, from Taino Indian occupation to future island developments. The brilliant turquoise of the waters that are home to the famous coral reefs and the many species of marine life have been captured on film using sophisticated underwater camera techniques. And, the flora and fauna of the islands are not only described in detail but are also accompanied by fine illustrations. This book truly is a tribute to a beautiful unspoiled part of the world.


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