Welcome to the May/June '07 issue of Perceptive Travel, the home of great travel stories from book authors, travel book reviews, and the latest notable world music CDs. Here's what we've got in store for you:
Travelers' Tales Prague and the Czech Republic editor David Farley heads south to Italy, searching for Jesus' foreskin and trying hard not to sound coherent when speaking Italian.
Breakfast in Bhutan - Michael Buckley
Frequent contributor and guidebook author Michael Buckley treks through Bhutan, along with 770 kilos of supplies, a dozen pack horses, and a fine English breakfast.
Modern Day Druids at the Hill of Tara - Ian Middleton
The author and photographer of Mysterious World Ireland takes in a strange ceremony of druids, fairies, and a phallic rock with mythic powers.
Monks on a Cliff Top at Ethiopia's Debre Damo - Steve Davey
Travel photographer, author, and Perceptive Travel Blog contributor Steve Davey finds a "monastery on a rope"--well at the end of a rope anyway--in northern Ethiopia near Axum.
In the Offering: Two Sides of a Turkish Sacrifice - Jennifer Eaton Gökmen
An American who married into Turkish culture--the co-editor of Expat Harem looks back on her engagement time visit to rural Turkey, when blood and guts were signs of honor and celebration.
How to Build an Igloo (at 40 Below) - Amy Rosen
Canadian writer Amy Rosen takes a break from fine food and pampering spas to really rough it--going to the northern ice fields where you have to build your own place to spend the night.
Plus World music reviews -
Our editor reviews Bibel Gilberto's Momento, Slavic Soul Party's Teknochek Collision, the new Putumayo Gypsy Groove collection, and a German DJ's take on Argentina with Tango Jointz.
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