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Riding the Hulahula to the Arctic Ocean: A Guide to Fifty Extraordinary Adventures for the Seasoned Traveler
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This guide lists 52 adventure trips all over the world for older travelers, covering both wilderness/wildlife/natural history trips and cultural/archaeological/anthropological excursions to exotic destinations, from sea kayaking in Canada to hiking the Inca Trail in Peru. Listed by region, trips range in amount of physical activity and 26 of them are described at length by fellow travelers, with information on special issues and challenges, variations and options, tour operators, how to get there, accommodations, and other resources. The rest are briefly outlined by tour operators. Mankin is a longtime adventurer. Stowell is associated with the Adventure Travel Trade Association. Annotation ©2008 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
This work offers dozens of travel options with the mature traveler in mind. Both an inspiring collection of experiences and a practical how-to guide, "Riding the Hulahula to the Arctic Ocean" details 50 of the world's best adventures for the over-40 crowd.
About the Author
Don Mankin is a futurist, psychologist, and business consultant who has written about issues on aging and business. His books include Toward a Post-Industrial Psychology: Emerging Perspectives on Technology, Work, Education and Leisure (1978), and Business Without Boundaries: An Action Framework for Collaborating Across Time, Distance, Organization and Culture (2004). He lives in Los Angeles, CA.
Shannon Stowell is president of the Adventure Travel Trade Association (ATTA), which specializes in marketing and business development for adventure travel tour operators, destinations, and more. Before joining ATTA, Stowell was co-founder of Altrec.com, a successful outdoor and adventure travel gear retailer. He lives in Seattle, WA.
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