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By Jim DuFresne, Robert Kelly, Catherine Bodry

10th variation; together with publications to Juneau & the Southeast, Anchorage and More

“Big, breathtakingly attractive and wildly bountiful; there are few locations on the earth, and none within the united states, with the unspoiled barren region, mountainous grandeur and large natural world that's Alaska.” – Jim Dufresne, Lonely Planet Writer

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3 authors
4 months research
29 Parks & Preserves
1150 miles of mountaineering trails
Inspirational photos
Clear, easy-to-use maps
In-depth background
Comprehensive making plans tools
Easy-to-read layout

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I was in heaven. In Havana our group visited with the Vietnamese delegation to Cuba, which included soldiers and Communist Party members as well as diplomats. I was quite surprised at how warmly we were greeted, 40 | UNDERGROUND: COLUMBIA (1965–1968) given that we were Americans and that our government was murdering Vietnamese as we spoke. S. government and the American people. Toward the end of the hours-long session, when I got a chance to speak, I said I wished the ambassador’s opening statement were true, but the majority of Americans supported the government and the war.

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