Coastal California - Understand Coastal California & Survival Guide (Chapter)
This chapter contains the Understand Coastal California, Coastal California Today, History, California Flavor, The People & Way of Life, Music & the Arts, Redwoods & Wild Things, Earthquakes & the Land, Sustainable California, Survival Guide, Directory and Transportation chapters from Lonely Planet’s Coastal California guidebook.
All the info you need on everything from history, music and earthquakes to flights, public transportation, climate, money, the internet...you name it. Get hints on the gay and lesbian scene and tips for women travelers, kids and travelers with disabilities.
- a rundown on history, people and cultural events
- info on California’s natural beauty, including the amazing redwoods
- details on sustainable California
- full coverage for foodies
Coverage includes: Understand Coastal California, Coastal California Today, History - from California’s first peoples to high-tech booms and busts, California Flavor: California Cuisine: Then & Now, Fusion Cuisine, Alice Waters’ California Food Revolution, Vegetarians & Vegans, West Coast Cuisine vs East Coast Cuisine, California Cooking Courses, Edible Regional Specialties, Wine & Beer, and Sustainable Wines, The People & Way of Life: Regional Identity, Lifestyle, Housing & Homelessness, Population, Immigration, Multiculturalism, New & Old Religions, and Sports, Music & the Arts: Music, Swing, Jazz, Blues & Soul, First Rockers, Folkies & Funk Masters, Punk, Post-Punk & Pop, Rap & Hip-Hop, Film & TV, Animation, Literature, Architecture, Spanish Missions & Victorian Queens, Arts & Crafts to Art Deco, Modernism, Postmodernism and Visual Arts, Redwoods & Wild Things: Whales, Land Mammals, Birds & Butterflies, and Trees & Flowers, Earthquakes & the Land: California’s Monster Quakes, Coastal Landscapes, and National & State Parks, Sustainable California: Water, Fighting for Clean Air, Land & Energy, and Native Wildlife vs Invasive Wildlife, Survival Guide, Directory and Transportation.
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