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Moon Alaska

Moon Alaska

Tenth Edition
ISBN-10: 1598803506
ISBN-13: 9781598803501
Size: 5 1/2 x 7 1/2 inches
592 pages
Paperback
$21.95 US
Rights: World
Published: May 2010

About the Book

Travel writer and nature photographer Don Pitcher covers the best of Alaska, from fine dining in Anchorage to backpacking in Denali National Park. Pitcher also includes various travel strategies such as The Best of Alaska and Along the AlCan. Complete with details on where to view wildlife at the Yukon Delta National Wildlife Refuge and the best spots to kayak in Prince William Sound, Moon Alaska gives travelers the tools they need to create a more personal and memorable experience.
Don Pitcher
About Don Pitcher
Perhaps Don Pitcher’s love of travel came about because he moved so much as a child; by age 15 he had lived in six states and two dozen East Coast and Midwestern towns. Don’s family hails from Maine, but he was born in Atlanta, making him a southerner with New England blood. He moved west for college, receiving a master's degree from the University of California, Berkeley, where his thesis examined wildfires in the high elevation forests of Sequoia National Park. When his first (and only) scientific paper was published, he appeared headed into the world of ecological research.

Don then landed what seemed the coolest job on the planet shortly after grad school: being flown around Alaska’s massive Wrangell-St. Elias National Park in a helicopter while conducting fire research. Wild places continued to beckon, and over the next 15 years Don built backcountry trails, worked as a wilderness ranger, mapped grizzly habitat, and operated salmon weirs—anything to avoid an office job. After that first season in Alaska, he spent three months in the South Pacific, and quickly found himself addicted to travel. His explorations eventually took him to 35 countries and all 50 states.

After authoring his first book, Berkeley Inside/Out, Don went on to write Moon Yellowstone & Grand Teton, Moon Alaska, Moon Wyoming, and Moon San Juan Islands. He has produced three photographic books, served as editor for Best Places Alaska, and is a contributor to Triporati.com and other websites. Don's photos have appeared in a multitude of publications and advertisements, and his prints are sold in many Alaska and Washington galleries. He is also a highly regarded wedding photographer.

Don lives in Homer, Alaska with his wife, Karen Shemet, and their children, Aziza and Rio. Get details on his latest writing and photography projects—along with links to many of the places mentioned in this book—at www.DonPitcher.com, or find him on Facebook.

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Moon Argentina
Moon Arizona
Moon Atlanta
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Moon Big Island of Hawai‘i
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Moon Brazil
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Moon California Road Trip
Moon California Wine Country
Moon Cambodia
Moon Canadian Rockies
Moon Cancún & Cozumel
Moon Cape Cod, Martha’s Vineyard & Nantucket
Moon Charleston & Savannah
Moon Charlotte
Moon Chesapeake Bay
Moon Chiapas
Moon Chile
Moon Cleveland
Moon Coastal California
Moon Coastal Carolinas
Moon Coastal Maine
Moon Coastal Oregon
Moon Colorado
Moon Costa Rica
Moon Croatia & Slovenia
Moon Cuba
Moon Cusco & Machu Picchu
Moon Dallas & Fort Worth
Moon Denver
Moon Dominican Republic
Moon Ecuador & the Galápagos Islands
Moon Fiji
Moon Florida
Moon Florida Gulf Coast
Moon Florida Keys
Moon Four Corners
Moon Galápagos Islands
Moon Georgia
Moon Glacier National Park
Moon Grand Canyon
Moon Guadalajara
Moon Guatemala
Moon Handbooks
Moon Honduras & the Bay Islands
Moon Hudson River Valley
Moon Idaho
Moon Illinois
Moon Ireland
Moon Istanbul & the Turkish Coast
Moon Italy
Moon Ixtapa & Zihuatanejo
Moon Jamaica
Moon Kansas City
Moon Kaua‘i
Moon Kentucky
Moon Las Vegas
Moon Maine
Moon Maryland & Delaware
Moon Maui
Moon Mexico City
Moon Michigan
Moon Michigan’s Upper Peninsula
Moon Milwaukee & Madison
Moon Minneapolis & St. Paul
Moon Minnesota
Moon Montana
Moon Montana & Wyoming
Moon Monterey & Carmel
Moon Montréal & Québec City
Moon Moscow & St. Petersburg
Moon Mount Rushmore & the Black Hills
Moon Mumbai & Goa
Moon Napa & Sonoma
Moon Nashville & Memphis
Moon Nevada
Moon New England
Moon New Jersey
Moon New Mexico
Moon New Orleans
Moon New York State
Moon New Zealand
Moon Nicaragua
Moon North Carolina
Moon Northern California
Moon Northern California Wine Country
Moon Nova Scotia
Moon Oahu
Moon Oaxaca
Moon Olympic Peninsula
Moon Ontario
Moon Oregon
Moon Pacific Mexico
Moon Panama
Moon Patagonia
Moon Pennsylvania
Moon Peru
Moon Philadelphia
Moon Phoenix, Scottsdale & Sedona
Moon Pittsburgh
Moon Portland
Moon Prague & Budapest
Moon Puerto Rico
Moon Puerto Vallarta
Moon Rhode Island
Moon Rio de Janeiro
Moon San Diego
Moon San Juan Islands
Moon San Juan, Vieques & Culebra
Moon San Miguel de Allende, Guanajuato & the Bajío
Moon Santa Barbara & the Central Coast
Moon Santa Fe, Taos & Albuquerque
Moon Sarasota & Naples
Moon Scotland
Moon South Carolina
Moon South Korea
Moon Southern California
Moon Spain
Moon St. Louis
Moon Tahiti
Moon Tahoe
Moon Taj Mahal, Delhi & Jaipur
Moon Tampa & St. Petersburg
Moon Tennessee
Moon Texas
Moon Thailand
Moon Tucson
Moon USA Travel Planner
Moon Utah
Moon Vancouver & Victoria
Moon Vermont
Moon Virgin Islands
Moon Virginia
Moon Walking and Eating in Provence
Moon Walt Disney World & Orlando
Moon Washington
Moon Western Canada
Moon Wisconsin
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