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GrassRoutes Oakland & Berkeley: Urban Eco Travel (Grassroutes Oakland & Berkeley)

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Publisher Comments:

Serena Bartlett started the GrassRoutes Travel series with Oakland because it was a mystery why a vibrant energized city like that didnt have a decent guidebook to call its own. So, to point residents, travelers, and sojourners to the best cafes, markets, music, art, contemplative places, and friendly scenes, here is the New View of the City Next Door. Turns out there is a there there, and totally cool. Whether its vegan organic or late-night literary, an urban bike tour or stalking fine art and architecture, this guide points the way. GrassRoutes Travel describes a new eco-urban adventure that reveals the lively metropolis always in the shadow of San Francisco. The travel guidebook category has gotten into a rut with cookie-cutter series galore. GrassRoutes guides do not recycle the same old tired info. The foundation of each guide is the actual experience of the writers—starting with series founder Serena Bartlett. What other guide to a city offers up an annotated listing of places to volunteer, encourages you to take the bus, and directs you to places to find inspiration?

Synopsis:

GrassRoutes is a new kind of guidebook, written by and appealing to a younger generation than other travel guide series. The books address an interest in green travel, sustainable living, and interest in youth culture and music. There really is a there there, and this book points the way. Whether it's vegan organic or late-night literary, an urban bike tour or stalking fine art and architecture, this lively guide reveals the thriving metropolis forever in San Franciscos shadow. Listings cover cafés, markets, music, art, contemplative places, and other friendly scenes, with an emphasis on sustainability and local flavor.

About the Author

The founder of GrassRoutes Travel, Serena Bartlett grew up in New York City and traveled the world before settling in Oakland, CA.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781570616068
Publisher:
Sasquatch Books
Subject:
United States / West / Pacific (AK, CA, HI, NV, OR, WA)
With:
Ling, Daniel
With:
Pecot, Maria
Author:
Bartlett, Serena
Subject:
United States - West - Pacific (General)
Subject:
City and town life
Subject:
Ecotourism
Subject:
United States - Pacific - California
Subject:
Oakland (calif.)
Subject:
Berkeley (Calif.)
Subject:
Travel-US Western States
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
GrassRoutes Travel
Publication Date:
20090631
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
BandW illustrations and Maps throughout
Pages:
256
Dimensions:
7.5 x 5.5 in 10.5 oz

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GrassRoutes Oakland & Berkeley: Urban Eco Travel (Grassroutes Oakland & Berkeley)
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GrassRoutes is a new kind of guidebook, written by and appealing to a younger generation than other travel guide series. The books address an interest in green travel, sustainable living, and interest in youth culture and music. There really is a there there, and this book points the way. Whether it's vegan organic or late-night literary, an urban bike tour or stalking fine art and architecture, this lively guide reveals the thriving metropolis forever in San Franciscos shadow. Listings cover cafés, markets, music, art, contemplative places, and other friendly scenes, with an emphasis on sustainability and local flavor.
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