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your islan-hopping trip now. Trips are availableor July 10-12, Aug. 21-23 an Sept. 25-27.
withyears o kayaking experience or none at all. L.L.Bean’sexpert guies will provie necessary paling instructionan tailor the trip to the group’s nees.
an interactivemap o this trip’s itinerary an rea the eitor’s blog at
Bg Och Saood
Sure, there’s dancing andmusic and a Jamaicanbeach. But the
Little OchieSeaoo Carnival
is all about the ood. Oncea one-man grilling machine,the Little Ochie restauranthas gained internationalrecognition. Local ches,including owner Evrol“Blackie” Christian, serve upevery sh and crustaceanimaginable: smoked lobsterbrushed with butter sauce;steamed snapper servedwith
; and roastedturbot and
. It’sall seasoned with onions,Scotch bonnet pepper, vin-egar and
. Need wesay more?
Held along Kauai’s scenicsouth coast,
Koloa Planta-tion days
cel-ebrate Hawaii’s deep rootsin the sugar industry. In1835, people rom across theworld — the Philippines, theAzores, Japan, Korea andEurope — came to work atthe Koloa Sugar Plantation,the island’s rst. Today thatsame plantation, now idle,reconnects these culturesthrough ethnic cookingdemonstrations, Hawaiianluaus, nature walks alongthe Hapa Trail, re dancingand even a cowboy rodeo.Sugar or no sugar, thearming liestyle carries on.
Masks in Papua New Guineaare as varied as its land andpeople. Proo: the
inRabaul. From colorul andornate to dark and mys-terious, each style, shapeand size refects islandtraditions and representspower- and knowledge-giving spirits. To begin theestivities, Tolai Dukduksand Tumbuans in ull bodymasks sail in canoes alongthe beach. Later, BainingFire Dancers and re eatersperorm to
. Shop orwooden carvings and eat lo-cal grub — just don’t orgetto don a mask.
F R O M T O P : S T E V E d u N W E L L / G E T T Y I M A G E S ; J O H N E R I M A G E S / V E E R ; d A V I d C O R N W E L L / P A C I F I C S T O C K ; W O L F G A N G K A E H L E R / A L A M Y