Explorer's Guide Alaska Panhandle: A Great Destination

Explorer's Guide Alaska Panhandle: A Great Destination

by Carol Fowler
     
 

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Explorer's Guide The Alaska Panhandle covers the basics for lodging, restaurants, shopping, and recreational activities in this untamed paradise. It tells you how to get around in this distinctive 1,000-mile region where there are no roads between towns.

Cruise passengers will find a section on port highlights and things to do away from the crowds, as

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Explorer's Guide The Alaska Panhandle covers the basics for lodging, restaurants, shopping, and recreational activities in this untamed paradise. It tells you how to get around in this distinctive 1,000-mile region where there are no roads between towns.

Cruise passengers will find a section on port highlights and things to do away from the crowds, as well as tips for observing wildlife, and a rundown on cruise lines that visit the Panhandle each summer. Another chapter focuses on Alaska Natives, especially the Tlingits, and their intriguing totem pole art. Another section takes travelers into the Yukon along the Chilkoot Trail on the paths blazed in the Klondike Gold Rush.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781581579215
Publisher:
Countryman Press, The
Publication date:
06/01/2009
Series:
Explorer's Great Destinations
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
336
File size:
15 MB
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Meet the Author

Carol Fowler has been smitten with the natural beauty of Alaska ever since she followed a ballet company on tour around the Alaska Panhandle two decades ago for a journalism assignment. Her guidebooks include Explorer's Guide The Alaska Panhandle;  Explorer's Guide Maui; and Insider’s Guide to Berkeley and the East Bay. She is the former award-winning travel editor of Contra Costa Newspapers, and makes her home in Walnut Creek, CA.

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