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Moon Spotlight Palm Springs

Including Joshua Tree & Death Valley National Parks

First Edition, August 2009
Pages: 60

Price: $6.95 USD
ISBN: 9781598803563

Moon Spotlight Palm Springs is a 60-page compact guide covering Palm Springs, as well as Joshua Tree, Death Valley, and Anza-Borrego Desert State Park. Moon California author Liz Hamill Scott offers her firsthand advice on what sights are must-sees, and sightseeing highlights maps make planning your time easy. This lightweight guide is packed with recommendations on sights, entertainment, shopping, recreation, accommodations, food, and transportation. Helpful maps guide travelers through this popular desert destination.

This Spotlight guidebook is excerpted from Moon California.

Liz Hamill Scott was born and raised in the San Francisco Bay Area. After getting her English degree at local institution Stanford University, she pursued her love of dining and travel throughout the golden state and beyond. Her exploits included everything from whitewater rafting on the Kaweah River to dining at the French Laundry. When a battle with chronic pain put an end to her rafting and camping trips, Liz discovered wine tasting and spa resorts. To this day, she’s not sure which style of vacation she likes better.

In 2008, she made the terrifying leap from overpaid high-tech employee to almost broke full-time freelance travel and food writer. Exploring the length and breadth of California to write Moon California gave Liz the chance to fall in love with her home state all over again. You can read about her adventures in national magazines and Bay Area newspapers.

Liz lives and writes, often chasing her cats away from her computer so she can get some work done, in San Jose.