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Coastal California - Understand Coastal California & Survival Guide (PDF Chapter)
This chapter contains the Coastal California Today, History, California Flavor, The People & Way of Life, Music & the Arts, Redwoods & Wild Things, Earthquakes & the Land, Transportation, Directory A–Z, and Behind the Scenes chapters from Lonely Planet’s Coastal California guidebook.
All the info you need on everything from history, music and earthquakes to flights, public transport, climate, money, the internet... you name it. Get hints on the gay and lesbian scene and tips for women travellers, travelling with kids and travellers with disabilities, as well as handy language guide and glossary.
- a rundown on history, people and cultural events
- info on California’s natural beauty, including the amazing redwoods
- full coverage for foodies
- details on music and the arts
Coverage includes: Coastal California Today, History - from California’s first peoples to recent recessions, California Flavor: California Cuisine, California’s Food Revolutions, Regional California Specialties and Wine, Beer & Beyond, The People & Way of Life: Living the Dream, Regional Identity, Lifestyle, Population and Sport, Music & the Arts: Music, Swing, Jazz, Blues & Soul, Rock, Folk, Funk, Punk, Pop, Rap, Hip-Hop, Film & TV, Literature, Architecture, Spanish Missions & Victorian Queens, Arts & Crafts to Art Deco, Modernism, Postmodernism and Visual Arts, Redwoods & Wild Things: Native Trees & Wildflowers, Marine Animals, Land Mammals, and Birds & Butterflies, Earthquakes & the Land: California’s Monster Quakes, Landscapes, National & State Parks, and Sustainable California, Directory A–Z and Transportation.
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