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  Pacific Travel Guides - South Pacific Travel Publishing
Pacific Travel Guides is an innovative travel publisher based in the South Pacific Islands and offering the following sevices:
Pacific Travel Guides is a south pacific travel publisher providing free and unbiased tourist information on the Internet as well as coffee table photographic books to help travellers plan their holidays.
Please note that we are not a booking agent and are unable to offer personal advice, recommendations or a booking service nor are we set up to answer email enquiries about the region.
www.pacifictravelguides.com   (150 words)

  
  Pacific Islands Encyclopedia Articles @ FbgArt.com (Fbg Art)   (Site not responding. Last check: )
There are also many other islands located within the boundaries of the Pacific Ocean, but these are not considered part of Oceania.
These islands include the Galapagos Islands of Ecuador; the Aleutian Islands in Alaska; the Russian islands of Sakhalin and Kuril Islands; the island nation of Japan, which includes the Ryukyu Islands; Taiwan; the Philippines; the South China Sea Islands; and most of the islands of Indonesia.
However, it should be noted that the inhabitants of these islands are not considered to be Pacific Islanders and are usually identified with their nearest continent.
www.fbgart.com /encyclopedia/Pacific_Islands   (652 words)

  
 AllRefer Encyclopedia - Pacific Islands Political Geography Encyclopedia
AllRefer Encyclopedia - Pacific Islands Political Geography Encyclopedia
• Sandalwood Island, alternate name for Vanua Levu, Fiji
• Washington Island, former name of Teraina, Kiribati
reference.allrefer.com /encyclopedia/categories/pacgeo.html   (107 words)

  
 South Pacific Travel Guides - Pacific Islands
Includes south pacific islands accommodation reviews, scuba diving and surfing holidays, wedding venues, adventure travel and history, nature and culture.
South Pacific Travel Guides is an independent travel publisher providing a one-stop resource to help travellers of all ages, interests and budgets plan their South Pacific islands holiday.
To find out about the basic facts of the region, with a mini-guide to each destination, see our south pacific islands review.
www.pacific-travel-guides.com   (453 words)

  
 Pacific Islands Hostels - Youth Hostels in Pacific Islands
Pacific Islands Hostels - Youth Hostels in Pacific Islands
Then picture yourself on that island paradise just a little bit longer because you saved some money staying at hostels on the Pacific islands rather than blowing all your cash on fancy digs.
Really, do you think you'll be invited to a Fijian kava ceremony if you're staying at a 5-star resort?
www.bootsnall.com /hostels/pacific-islands   (61 words)

  
 BBC SPORT | Rugby Union | Ireland 61-17 Pacific Islands
Justin Va'a was sinbinned after pulling down a maul on 30 minutes but the Pacific Islands claimed their second try four minutes later when Fa'atau touched down after a turnover.
There was a late flourish from the Irish with Wallace cutting inside and darting over before O'Kelly put a further five points on the board after stealing the ball from a line-out.
Pacific Islands: N Ligairi, L Fa'atau, S Rabeni, E Seveali'i, K Ratuvou; T Pisi, M Rauluni; J Va'aHale A Lutui, T Taumoepeau, D Leo, S Raiwalui (capt), N Latu, M Molitika, T-Pole.
news.bbc.co.uk /sport2/hi/rugby_union/6185978.stm   (552 words)

  
 Amazon.ca: Editorial Reviews Books: The Pacific Islands: An Encyclopedia with CDROM   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Readable and informative, this useful book will be welcomed by students and teachers, by those living in the Pacific region as well as visitors and tourists, by specialists and also the wider non-specialist reading public." --Kerry Howe, Massey University
Brij V. Lal is professor and director, Centre for the Contemporary Pacific, Australian National University.
Kate Fortune is executive editor and research associate, Division of Pacific and Asian History, Australian National University.
www.amazon.ca /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/books/082482265X/reviews   (132 words)

  
 Pacific Islands Internet Resources Home Page
As we accelerate toward a world that will become even more dependent upon information, there are whole segments of society - both from a national as well as an international perspective - that may not be able to partake of this information bonanza.
Nowhere, perhaps, is this of more pressing concern than in the far-flung island states of the Pacific.
of the resources available via the World Wide Web focusing on the Pacific Islands.
www2.hawaii.edu /~ogden/piir   (142 words)

  
 Pacific Islands
The World Bank is currently working to assist nine Pacific Island member states: Fiji, Micronesia, Kiribati, the Marshall Islands, Palau, the Solomon Islands, Samoa, Tonga, and Vanuatu.
These small and remote island states face many similar development challenges, including relatively limited natural resources, economic and environmental vulnerability, and limited access to global markets.
Most of these countries have undertaken measures addressing these challenges, such as adopting economic reform programs, promoting the private sector to foster economic development, and expanding access to health care, education services, and training programs.
web.worldbank.org /WBSITE/EXTERNAL/COUNTRIES/EASTASIAPACIFICEXT/PACIFICISLANDSEXTN/0,,menuPK:441893~pagePK:141159~piPK:141110~theSitePK:441883,00.html   (285 words)

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