Explorer's Guide The Alaska Panhandle covers the basics for lodging, restaurants, shopping, and recreational activities in this untamed paradise. It tells you how to get around in this distinctive 1, 000-mile region where there are no roads between towns. Cruise passengers will find a section on port highlights and things to do away from the crowds, as well as tips for observing wildlife, and a rundown on cruise lines that visit the Panhandle each summer. Another chapter focuses on Alaska Natives, especially the Tlingits, and their intriguing totem pole art. Another section takes travelers into the Yukon along the Chilkoot Trail on the paths blazed in the Klondike Gold Rush.Tlingit people, along with some Haida and Tsimshian people in the southern Panhandle, make up most of the Alaska ... animal figures; souvenir shops and galleries offer miniature totem poles, bentwood boxes, and carved silver bracelets inanbsp;...
|Title||:||Explorer's Guide Alaska Panhandle: A Great Destination (Explorer's Great Destinations)|
|Publisher||:||The Countryman Press - 2009-06-01|