This fully updated new edition features illuminating text written by expert, local writers alongside inspiring full-colour photography that brings Alaska's people and natural world to life at the turn of a page. The top 10 attractions are highlighted, allowing you to plan you perfect priorities, whether they be a glimpse of the magical Northern Lights or a close encounter with a Brown Bear. A brand new 'Editor's Choice' section singles out particularly excellent locations for exploring the attractions of the Alaskan wilderness. An in-depth 'Places' section covers the entire state, region by region, with all the principal sites cross-referenced by number to accompanying full-colour maps throughout the guide. Additional maps inside the front and back covers enable instant orientation and easy navigation at a glance. Attractive colour-coded sections contain fascinating features that explore Alaska's history and array of cultures. A comprehensive 'Travel Tips' section provides essential practical information, covering accommodation for all budgets, climate, transport, visas, shopping, health and much more, along with useful contact telephone numbers to help you book activities and tours in advance. The unique combination of insightful exploration alongside practical advice means that this guide truly is a pleasure to read before, during and after your visit.
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Published January 15, 2010
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