Welcome to the February 2014 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:
The Horror Movie Atop Panama's Volcán Barú - Luke Maguire Armstrong
A midnight departure to reach a mountaintop at sunrise takes some unexpected turns.
Giving Face in China - James Michael Dorsey
Through the simple exchange of money for goods, a traveler raises the status of a downtrodden peddler in the land of the Han.
Crossing Labrador by Foot With Noah - Jerry Kobalenko
An experienced winter sledder and his young Inuit companion trek across snow and ice in northern Canada, 44 days in transit.
World Music Reviews - Laurence Mitchell
A world music spin on Dylan, India meets American jazz, Holland clubs mash in some Dutch Antilles rhythms, then a Canadian and a Romanian walk into a bar...
Travel Book Reviews - Susan Griffith
Reviews of The Last Train to Zona Verde: My Ultimate African Safari, Meander: East to West along a Turkish River and Sightlines: A Conversation with the Natural World.
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