Since its creation in 1973, the award-winning Moon Handbooks series has become a top choice among travelers who want a unique experience, a new perspective - and a few new stories to tell. Want to know about your destination's history, culture, and social issues? Looking for the lowdown on recreational opportunities, dining and accommodations options, and the most interesting regional sights and entertainment? No problem. Big or small, mainstream or obscure, every worthwhile detail is included in these books. Covering the Americas, Asia, and the Pacific, Moon Handbooks give you the tools to create a travel strategy that's yours alone. The result? A more personal, entirely uncommon, and ultimately more satisfying travel experience. Featuring a wide variety of both indoor and outdoor activities, Moon Handbooks: Tahoe includes: Descriptions of hiking and biking trails, ski areas, campgrounds, fishing waters, golf courses, and spots for horseback riding and river rafting; Detailed reviews of more than 200 restaurants, as well as lodges, resorts, b&bs, and hotels; Thorough coverage of nearby Reno and Carson Valley; Updated guide and outfitter information and the latest on regional and special eventsÜber den Autor:
Ken Castle is the former outdoors editor of the San Francisco Chronicle and the San Jose Mercury News, and has enjoyed a 30-year career as a writer, photographer, and editor for San Francisco Bay Area newspapers. He is a longtime contributing editor of Ski Magazine, and his articles have also appeared in Outside, Conde Nast Traveler, Four Seasons, and Travel-Holiday. His travels have taken him to six continents, from the jungles of the Amazon to the snowy peaks of the Swiss Alps. Closer to home, he has spent three decades getting to know the Lake Tahoe region, traveling there regularly to ski and fish, among many other pursuits. In 1979, as editor of the outdoors section of the San Jose Mercury News, Castle collaborated with the University of California at Davis to conduct an underwater research project at Lake Tahoe. Using a three-person mini-sub, the team reached depths of up to 1,000 feet during this landmark exploration of the world's 10th deepest lake. The endeavor garnered national and international attention and was featured in National Geographic magazine. Castle is currently president of International Recreation Resources, a travel- and research-oriented marketing and consulting firm based in Burlingame, California.
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