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Alaska: The Cruise-Lover's Guide

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"Alaska: The Cruise-Lover's Guide" brims with updated facts and tips to help travelers to Alaska's Southeast get the most out of their cruise through the Inside Passage and beyond. In a single, handy illustrated guide, readers will find a brief history of the 49th state; information on the best places to observe glaciers, whales, dolphins, caribou, wolves, and more; and descriptions of the arts, crafts, and culture of Alaska's Native communities.

The heart of the book is an updated guide to ports of call and to the newest, most intriguing shore excursions. You can explore the dramatic wilderness of Denali National Park and Preserve or the Kenai Peninsula; enjoy the urban delights of Anchorage, Juneau, Vancouver, and Victoria; and experience the historical charms of Ketchikan, Skagway, and Kotzebue, 26 miles above the Arctic Circle, Information on the many sporting adventures available in Alaska, advice on souvenir shopping, and a cruise diary are added features.

About the Author

Paul Grescoe has been chronicling Western Canadian entrepreneurs for decades--from the legendary Vancouver billionaire Jim Pattison ("Jimmy") to the Winnipeg couple who founded the Harlequin romance empire ("The Merchants of Venus"). With his wife, Audrey, he is also a compiler of three recent volumes of private correspondence that illuminate Canadian history. The Grescoes live on Bowen Island, a world away from the rest of British Columbia.
Audrey Grescoe has been a freelance journalist and a newspaper and magazine editor; more recently she has written books on travel and nature.

Paul Grescoe has contributed to most of the major Canadian magazines and has also written books, including detective novels and "The Merchants of Venus, about the Harlequin publishing empire. They live on Bowen Island, near Vancouver, B.C.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780882404981
Subtitle:
The Cruise-Lover's Guide
Author:
Grescoe, Paul
Author:
Grescoe, Audrey
Publisher:
Alaska Northwest Books
Location:
Vancouver :
Subject:
Guidebooks
Subject:
Reference - Cruise Guides
Subject:
United States - Pacific - Alaska
Subject:
Alaska
Subject:
Cruise ships
Subject:
Cruise ships -- Northwest Coast of North America -- Guidebooks.
Subject:
United States - General
Edition Number:
2
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Alaska: The Cruise Lover's Guide
Publication Date:
19980301
Binding:
Paperback
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
272
Dimensions:
8.00x5.52x.55 in. .82 lbs.

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