Welcome to the July 2016 issue of online magazine Perceptive Travel, the home of great travel stories from book authors and the latest notable travel book and world music reviews. Here's what we've got in store for you:
Yellowstone by Air in the Freezing Winter - Garrett Fisher
Flying over a closed Yellowstone Park in the dead of winter, the pilot of a 1940s plane with no heat balances a high level of danger with the joy of seeing nature's untouched splendor.
The Naked Truth in Marrakech - Zora O'Neill
An overawed traveler gets to the heart of a culture by taking off her clothes.
Seeing the Great Barrier Reef Before It Dies - Michael Buckley
The world's largest and most famous barrier reef is under threat from multiple angles, nearly all of them man-made. A diving writer checks out the damage from different vantage points from below and above.
World Music Reviews - Graham Reid
A Spanish artist unites women of the world, the Congo and Portugal find common ground, America goes to Havana, and two types of West are bridged.
Travel Book Reviews - William Caverlee
A comprehensive U.S. national parks rundown, the joys of travel anticipation and exploration, and a novel with a detailed window into India.
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