Adventure Guide to Northern California (Hunter Travel by Lee Foster

By Lee Foster

Resident authors disguise each corner and cranny, together with the Bay quarter, the North Coast & Redwood nation, Napa & Sonoma Valleys, Shasta, the Cascade sector, Sierra, Gold nation, Lake Tahoe, Yosemite, Monterey, Santa Cruz and the massive Sur Coast. browsing, snowboarding, diving, horseback using, kayaking and skydiving – some of these adventures and extra are given, in addition to the simplest neighborhood clothes shops who may also help plan your journey. locations to stick and devour swimsuit all tastes and pocketbooks. Over 50 city and nearby maps, in addition to colour images. listed.

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Sustainable Adventure Travel Maintaining the quality of the travel experience is the joint goal of providers and users in adventure travel. Several prudent trends have been on the rise resulting in more environmental responsibility. Watching wildlife and observing plantlife, rather than destroying them, is one of the most obvious examples. Viewing has replaced hunting and collecting as a non-consumptive pastime. Observing tidepools, rather than gathering samples from them, and leaving all the wildflowers for others to see is commendable, and is the law.

Statehood came in 1850. By 1852 an esti- Page 26 Page 27 mated $200 million in gold had been mined in California and shipped to the treasure houses in San Francisco. To witness this early American era in San Francisco's history you can visit the brick fortification called Fort Point, located immediately below the south anchor of the Golden Gate Bridge. This was where Juan Bautista de Anza first planted a cross in 1776 and the Spaniards erected a crude stockade by 1794. Today the Civil War-era fort remains as a prime example of 19th-century military architecture.

For Lee, that's Sheila, Nancy, Mary Jane, Colleen, Bart, Karin, and Paul. About the Authors Since teaming up personally and professionally in 1996, Lee Foster and Mary Lou Janson have crisscrossed Northern California to research this book. For Lee, this quest has been a pleasant re-discovery of a terrain he has watched for the past 25 years. Mary Lou, new to California, has brought an outsider's inquisitiveness and fresh perspective to the task. Foster and Janson also publish travel writing/photography widely in magazines, newspapers, and on the Internet.

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