Travel Guide, Winter 1995-1996
1. If you consistently selected (a), you are a HOPELESS AMPHIBIAN.
Bonaire--Plummeting coral walls just 100 feet from the beach--walk out of your room with a tank strapped on.
Maui--Aerial flips off 15-footers at Hookipa Beach Park. Windsurf-o-rama.
Baja California--Tired of kayaking the pristine, turquoise coves of Isla Espíritu Santo? Snorkel 'em.
Palau--Ngemelis Wall drops a thousand feet, a Technicolor backdrop for undulating, nine-foot sea fans.
Barbados--The winter swells at Soup Bowl rumble like earthquakes. Don't forget your leash.
2. If you like (b), you are undoubtedly a SALTY DOG.
British Virgin Islands--Drop anchor at the Bight off Norman Island and explore the caves in your dinghy.
Fiji--Sail to Naviti Island, visit the female chief, and trade with the locals for wood carvings.
St. Vincent and the Grenadines--Sailing made simple: Cruise downwind from St. Vincent to Union Island. Drop the boat off. Fly home.
Big Island of Hawaii--Blue marlin, yellowfin tuna, and mako sharks--strap yourself in, cast, and prepare for a fight.
Florida Keys--Battle Atlantic sailfish offshore or wade off Islamorada and toss fat plugs at stiletto-toothed barracudas.
3. Since you've chosen mostly (c), you are a JUNGLE JUNKIE.
Dominica--A green reprieve from a sea of sandy resorts. Hike the densest rainforest in the Caribbean, then take a dip in a warm-water mineral pool near Boiling Lake.
St. Lucia--With luck you'll spot the rare green St. Lucia parrot in the Quilesse Forest Reserve.
Kauai--Seriously lush. More rainfall than any place on the planet. Strap on your gaiters and attempt the radical cliffs and gorges of the Kalalau Trail.
Guadeloupe--The croissants are so French, so flaky. Carbo-load, then hike up sulfur-spewing 4,813-foot La Soufrière volcano.
Grenada--Cling to rocks, vines, and your life trekking the Camp Fedon Trail inside the Grand Étang Forest Reserve.
4. If you picked mostly (d), you are a BEACH POTATO
Anguilla--Thirty-three heavenly beaches and not a Jet Ski in sight.
Harbour Island (Bahamas)--A three-mile swath of honest-to-God pink sand.
Kaimbu (Fiji)--Rent the entire island and snooze beneath a palm tree.
Culebra (Puerto Rico)--On a busy day there might be ten other people on the creamy sand of Playa Soni.
Mayreau (Grenadines)--Privacy defined. A thrice-weekly mail boat is the only regular transport.
5. You can't help but answer (e), which make you a SHAMELESS HENDONIST.
Jamaica--Seek out Negril, the Caribbean's den of iniquity.
Puerto Rico--Some say San Juan's Condado district is emerging as the next South Beach.
Oahu--Party with the aging beach boys on Waikiki.
Yucatán--Blaring reggae and salsa from a string of open-air bars along Tulúm Beach.
Bahamas--Grab your goat mask and your stilts and join the Junkanoo revelers on Nassau's Bay Street.