Welcome to the September 2016 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:
Unreached Realities in Guatemalan Mangroves - Luke Maguire Armstrong
While appearing in a side role in a reality nature TV show that's far from natural, a singing travel writer reflects on what we leave out of our stories.
The Mountain Men Who Don't Exist in Kyrgyzstan - Kirsten Koza
Visiting a mountain lake that doesn't appear on their map of Kyrgyzstan, a group of campers encounters a group of threatening men with mysterious origins.
Don't Attempt to Cuddle a Cassowary - Michael Buckley
The fine art of spotting this charismatic bird—without provoking its more fearsome side...
World Music Reviews - Graham Reid
A meltdown of world music and jazz out of London, a different view of a Cuban music by a close cousin in America, reggae and dub out of South Florida, and a collection of really, really nice songs from all over the place.
Travel Book Reviews - William Caverlee
A fresh travelogue of an expat family on the move, a recreation of a former journey in a different time, and a collection of insightful stories from the Americas.
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