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//-->To call Bermuda from another country:Dial the international access code:from the US or Canada........1-441from the UK.....................001-441plus the 7-digit local number.To make a direct international callfrom Bermuda:To the US or Canada:Dial 1 plus the area code and local number.To all other countries:Dial 001 plus the country code (the UKis 44), the area code, and the local number.To charge international calls:AT&T Direct.................1-800-872-2881MCI..............................1-800-888-8000Sprint...........................1-800-623-0877To call within Bermuda:Dial the 7-digit number.Directory Assistance:Dial 411.International operator:Dial 00.For further information, see Fast Facts in appendix A.MRETICCONVERSIONSTo convert.....................multiply byU.S. gallons to liters..................... 3.80Liters to U.S. gallons.................... 0.26U.S. gallons to imperial gallons...0.83Imperial gallons to U.S. gallons...1.20Imperial gallons to liters..............4.55Liters to imperial gallons............. 0.221 liter = 0.26 U.S. gallon1 U.S. gallon = 3.8 liters110˚F100˚F90˚F80˚F70˚F60˚F50˚F40˚F32˚F20˚F10˚F0˚F-10˚F-20˚F-30˚C-10˚C-18˚C0˚C10˚C20˚C40˚C30˚CTo convert.....................multiply byinches to centimeters...................2.54centimeters to inches...................0.39feet to meters...............................0.30meters to feet...............................3.28yards to meters.............................0.91meters to yards.............................1.09miles to kilometers.......................1.61kilometers to miles.......................0.621 ft. = 0.30 m1 m = 3.3 ft.1 mile = 1.6 km1 km = 0.62 mileTo convert F to C:subtract 32 andmultiply by5/9(0.555)To convert C to F:multiply by 1.8and add 32To convert.....................multiply byOunces to grams........................ 28.35Grams to ounces........................ 0.035Pounds to kilograms.................... 0.45Kilograms to pounds................... 2.201 ounce = 28 grams1 pound = 0.4555 kilogram1 gram = 0.04 ounce1 kilogram = 2.2 pounds32˚F = 0˚CBermuda 2010by Darwin Porter & Danforth PrinceHere’s what the critics say about Frommer’s:“Amazingly easy to use. 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Some content thatappears in print may not be av ailable in electronic formats.Manufactured in the United States of America54321CONTENTSLIST OF MAPSWHAT’S NEW IN BERMUDA1 THE BEST OF BERMUDA123456789The Best Beaches . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3The Best Outdoor Pursuits. . . . . . . . . .6The Best Dive Sites . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .6The Best Golf Courses . . . . . . . . . . . . . .7The Best Tennis Facilities . . . . . . . . . . .8The Best Day Hikes. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .8The Best Sailing Outfitters . . . . . . . . . .9The Best Views . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .9The Best Historic Sites. . . . . . . . . . . . .10vi1310The Best Old BermudaExperiences. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1111Bermuda’s Best-Kept Secrets . . . . . .1112The Best Resorts forHoneymooners . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1213The Best Places to Stayfor Families . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1314The Best Hotel Bargains . . . . . . . . . . .1415The Best Restaurants . . . . . . . . . . . . . .152 BERMUDA IN DEPTH1Bermuda Today . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .172Looking Back at Bermuda . . . . . . . . .21Bermuda’s Famous People . . . . . . . . . .24The Baffling Bermuda Triangle . . . . . .263Bermuda Art & Architecture . . . . . . .2916Did You Know?. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .314The Lay of the Land . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .325Bermuda in Popular Culture . . . . . . .356Dining, Bermuda Style . . . . . . . . . . . .403 PLANNING YOUR TRIP TO3 PLANNING YOUR TRIP TO BERMUDA431When to Go. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .43Destination Bermuda: Pre-DepartureChecklist . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .44Bermuda Calendar of Events. . . . . . . .45Getting Sucked In: The Official Wordon the Bermuda Triangle . . . . . . . . . . .462Entry Requirements . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .493Getting There & Getting Around . . .51Getting Through the Airport . . . . . . . .534Money & Costs. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .61The Value of the Bermuda Dollar vs.Other Popular Currencies . . . . . . . . . . .62What Things Cost in Bermuda . . . . . .635Health . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .64 [ Pobierz całość w formacie PDF ]