Welcome to the September 2013 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:
How Ted Turner Helped Me Fall in Love With Nature - Judith Fein
A certified city slicker ventures into the American West and discovers a whole other world, one to be admired instead of feared.
Diving into Timor-Leste - Michael Buckley
Disappearing into The Coral Triangle—and delving into the mystery of the missing fish.
The Mursi, Money, and Mayhem - James Michael Dorsey
In the pursuit of a strange tribe in the Omo Valley of Ethiopia, a photographer endures not just the emptying of his wallet, but the physical abuse of his body in the process.
World Music Reviews - Graham Reid
A collection of contemporary interpretations of voodoo, Spanish folk with a tough twist, MOR pop-folk out of Africa and a punky-reggae party from acclaimed Gypsy-punk rockers.
Travel Book Reviews - William Caverlee
Noted fiction authors in a compilation of travel essays, an expletive-filled guide to sex and partying around the world, and a visceral look at traveling through war-torn West Africa.
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