Wednesday, January 11, 2012

The Sandwich Islands

The Sandwich Islands was the original name given to the Hawaii Island by the Explorer James Cook . The islands were named after the Earl of Sandwich one of Cook's supporters

The islands are made up of 11 different island with Hawaii being the largest. Eight of the islands are inhabited. One of the unique features of the island is the variation of temperature which is very slight. Water temperatures surrounding the island is between 77° and 83° which makes for a perfect swimming temperature year-round. So if you're looking for a lush tropical climate sandy beaches, hiking trails, and magnificent snorkeling and scuba diving this could be your paradise islands. Check with your travel agent for exclusive package deals to the islands it won't be sorry.