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  1. Jenny (Reading Envy) Jenny (Reading Envy) says:

    Travels in Alaska PDF ☆ Travels in ePUB Þ travels book, alaska pdf, Travels in kindle, Travels in Alaska PDFEPUBIn my year of reading Canada and Alaska nobody has written as elouently about glaciers as John Muir His reverence for the natural world and his fearlessness in exploring it shines through in Travels in Alaska the book he was writing when he died in 1915 I spent some time comparing his photos to present day and some of his observed glaciers from the 1870s 1890s are only rivers now Considering the era it must be sa


  2. Rex Fuller Rex Fuller says:

    Travels in Alaska PDF ☆ Travels in ePUB Þ travels book, alaska pdf, Travels in kindle, Travels in Alaska PDFEPUBA little embarrassed to say this is the first of Muir's books I've read After all this is a man with plants animals mountains a glacier trails a wilderness and a forest named after him is the founder of the Sierra Club and a true original He is part of arguably the father of an era when environmentalism was innocent love of natureTo share his pure joy of being in the Alaskan bush is than worth the effort of working through his archaic style The anecdotes of what he experienced are an added bo


  3. Donna Donna says:

    Travels in Alaska PDF ☆ Travels in ePUB Þ travels book, alaska pdf, Travels in kindle, Travels in Alaska PDFEPUBI thought I would completely enjoy this book but I didn'tat all This was a little on the painful side to get through Primarily it dealt with what Alaska looks like which isn't the detail I enjoy reading I grew up in Alaska so I'm already well acuainted with what it looks like I wanted something a little personable and a little less factual


  4. Paul Paul says:

    Travels in Alaska PDF ☆ Travels in ePUB Þ travels book, alaska pdf, Travels in kindle, Travels in Alaska PDFEPUBEven today Alaska is one of the few unspoilt wildernesses in the world This vast part of America still has glaciers bears eagles and wolves and still has the capability of filling people with awe at the scenery In the late nineteenth century John Muir made a number of trips to Alaska At this point the land was barely explored and was relatively untouched Travelling by boat to a variety of places to camp from there he climbs high onto the pristine glaciers We read of his encounters with the locals as well Indian clans who forged an existence from this harsh and unforgiving environment They people welcomed him into their villages and as acted as guides on some of his adventurous walks too The writing is lyrical and elegant along with his descri


  5. Kara of BookishBytes Kara of BookishBytes says:

    Travels in Alaska PDF ☆ Travels in ePUB Þ travels book, alaska pdf, Travels in kindle, Travels in Alaska PDFEPUBJohn Muir is amazing He's like a nature based superhero Hiking for days with no food other than a pocketful of grain Fun Falling into glacial crevasses Sure Fending off hypothermia by doing jumping jacks all night Of course Snow blindness Bring it on And he does it all with a smile and an eagerness to do it all again tomorrowReading this book was delightful and exhausting Muir's descriptions of the Alaskan scenery and surroundings were wonderful and exuberant He used Yosemitic as an adjective to describe scenery he loved and I loved hi


  6. Ettore Pasquini Ettore Pasquini says:

    Travels in Alaska PDF ☆ Travels in ePUB Þ travels book, alaska pdf, Travels in kindle, Travels in Alaska PDFEPUBExtremely pompous and repetitive in the constant romanticization of nature I guess I can forgive him because 1 Herzog wasn't born yet and


  7. Janie Janie says:

    Travels in Alaska PDF ☆ Travels in ePUB Þ travels book, alaska pdf, Travels in kindle, Travels in Alaska PDFEPUBWow This man could brave anything I believe Throughout this short book Muir walked and hiked and climbed in some of the worst weather terrain than most of us walk in our lives Muir was preparing this book for publication from his journals when he died so much of what is in the now published version would surely have been edited by him had he lived longer Unfortunately there were long stretches of the writing that I found less than engaging though his use of metaphor is well done


  8. Karen Karen says:

    Travels in Alaska PDF ☆ Travels in ePUB Þ travels book, alaska pdf, Travels in kindle, Travels in Alaska PDFEPUBI've always been drawn to Alaska and spent 14 years following high school living there Muir write beautifully of the landscape and Native Alaskans My favorite chapter was that of his glacial adventure with Stickeen Silly dog should have listened and stayed home but boy did he have a story to tell For anyone who hasn't yet laid eyes on a glacier put it on your list While you don't have to go to Alaska to see glaciers I highly recommend it Me on a day cruise in Prince William Sound to Columbia Glacier circa 2006


  9. Astin Astin says:

    Travels in Alaska PDF ☆ Travels in ePUB Þ travels book, alaska pdf, Travels in kindle, Travels in Alaska PDFEPUBI became aware of John Muir's extensive travels in Alaska while kayaking the Stikine River in 2008 I hadn't realized the founder of the Sierra Club had spent so much time in Southeast Alaska When Ken Burn's 'National Parks' bookdocumentary came out last year it further cemented my desire to dive into Muir's journals about his travels in Alaska The coup di gras was reading 'The Only Kayak' by Kim Heacox He further exposed me to Muir's writings that have inspired generations of intrepid adventurers Heacox also exuisitely defined and represents the ethos that Muir inspired I really had no choice but to head straight to Tidal Wave and get myself a copy of this bookI'm glad I did It isn't a book that you dive into and find yourself unable to put it down but its definately inspiring Muir's description of life around Fort Wrangell and his canoe treks all around Southeast Alaska over a century ago is an incredible window into the histor


  10. Richard Thompson Richard Thompson says:

    Travels in Alaska PDF ☆ Travels in ePUB Þ travels book, alaska pdf, Travels in kindle, Travels in Alaska PDFEPUBJohn Muir was an interesting guy I think that I would have liked knowing him He was simple good knowledgeable and smart about his ideas for protecting our wilderness So many books from this time and earlier are filled with horrible racism and disregard for indigenous people Not Muir He is re


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