Welcome to the February 2011 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:
Humble in the Jungle: Exploring Guyana's Rainforest - Laurie Gough
Delving into one of the world's last remote places where few humans tread, Laurie Gough goes critter-spotting while hoping most of them stay out of her bed.
Israel is in my Passport, but is it in Me? - Emily Matchar
Taking advantage of a free trip to Israel, a casual American Jew encounters pressure, pleasure, and the conundrum of marrying outside the tribe.
Nomads' Land - Michael Buckley
Persistence pays off in the search for a nomad horse-racing festival in Tibet.
World Music Reviews - Tim Leffel
A rollicking live album that bows to Fela Kuti, Spanglish Cuban-American rock, and Mali meets Havana.
Travel Book Reviews - William Caverlee
A Nepal tapestry from Jeff Greenwald, Lonely Planet's book of Natural Wonders, and an account of a 16,000-mile sailing journey.
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