Saturday, October 1, 2011

Moon Patagonia: October on the Road

Later this month, I will take the new third edition of Moon Handbooks Patagonia on the road, with a series of digital slides presentations on southernmost South America. In addition to covering the capital cities of Buenos Aires and Santiago, the gateway cities to Patagonia, I will offer a visual tour of the Chilean and Argentine lakes districts, Argentina's wildlife-rich coastline and Chile's forested fjords, the magnificent Andean peaks of the Fitz Roy range (pictured below) and Torres del Paine, and the uttermost part of the Earth in Tierra del Fuego. I will also include the Falkland Islands, with their abundant sub-Antarctic wildlife.
For those planning trips to the south, there be will be ample time for questions and answers. Books, including my other titles on Argentina, Chile and Buenos Aires, will be on sale at all the events.

Except for the World Affairs Council of the East Bay, all events below are free; the WAC charges $15 for council members and $17 for non-members; students get in free. This will be a wine program as well, starting at 6:30 p.m., and there may be a tango demonstration (to be confirmed).

Advance reservations are advisable for events at REI stores, which often fill up quickly. This can be done online.

Dates and Details

October 18 (Tues.):    Wide World Books (7 p.m)
4411 Wallingford Avenue North
Seattle, Washington 98103
tel. 206/634-3453

October 19 (Wed.):     Village Books (7 p.m.)
1200 Eleventh Street
Bellingham, Washington 98225
tel. 360/671-2626

October 21 (Friday):   San Mateo County Library (6:30 p.m.)
620 Correa Street
Half Moon Bay, California 94019
tel. 650/726-2316

October 22 (Sat.):       Travel Bug (5 p.m.)
839 Paseo de Peralta
Santa Fe, New Mexico 87501
tel. 505/992-0418

October 24 (Mon.):    Distant Lands (7:30 p.m)
56 S. Raymond Avenue
Pasadena, CA 91105
tel. 800/310-3220

October 25 (Tues.):    REI Berkeley (7 p.m.)
1338 San Pablo Avenue
Berkeley, CA 94702
tel. 510/527-4140

October 26 (Wed.):     REI San Francisco (7 p.m.)
840 Brannan Street
San Francisco, CA 94103
tel. 415/934-1938

October 29 (Sat.):       San Mateo County Library (2 p.m.)
1110 Alameda de las Pulgas
Belmont, CA 94002
tel. 650/591-8286

October 31 (Mon.):    Santa Clara County Library (2 p.m.)
13650 Saratoga Avenue
Saratoga, CA 95070
tel. 408/867-6126

REI Saratoga (7 p.m.)
400 El Paseo de Saratoga
San Jose, CA 95130
tel. 408/871-8765

November 1 (Tues.):   REI Fremont (7 p.m.)
43962 Fremont Blvd.
Fremont, CA 94538
tel. 510/651-0305

November 3 (Thurs.): World Affairs Council East Bay Chapter (7 p.m.)
3941 Mt. Diablo Blvd.
Lafayette, CA 94549
tel. 510/385-2280

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