Welcome to the September 2015 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:
Hiking in Teddy Roosevelt's Footsteps in Yosemite - Chris Epting
In a turning point for nature preservation and national parks in the USA, President Teddy Roosevelt goes camping with John Muir in the grandeur of the American West.
The Sahara Dialogues - James Michael Dorsey
Crossing 100 miles of desert with a draped Tuareg companion, an explorer finds peace in the swirling sand and unquestioning acceptance.
In an area of Mexico that takes the word "biodiversity" to a new level, tourists contribute to turning around the mindset and income streams of an entire region.
World Music Reviews - Graham Reid
More but different blues from the deserts of Mali, Bengali traditional music given a contemporary twist, blues reinvented from two distant sources and India goes to the Sahara.
Travel Book Reviews - William Caverlee
Reviews of Coastlines: The Story of Our Shore, Irish Miscellany: Everything You Always Wanted to Know about Ireland, and How To Survive Anything: A Visual Guide to Laughing in the Face of Adversity.
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