Welcome to the November 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:
For Whom the Gongs Toll in Nepal - Marco Ferrarese
In the mountain villages of Nepal, losing the hiking trail can be a good way to experience cultural differences... and get a bit tipsy, too.
Friend Requests in the Canadian Outback - Chris Epting
Traveling through remote areas of Cree territory in northern Canada, a spotty internet signal is still enough to change how communities communicate and raise their tourism profile.
Karaoke at Sea on a Cargo Ship - Rebecca A. Hall
One woman's experience of life with the guards and sailors while "cruising" on a container ship.
World Music Reviews - Graham Reid
Whimsical songs from the Netherlands ride the rails; the past and present woven together in a pan-Arabic tapestry; the breadth of British folk well represented across two discs; but the Pacific is insulted by slapdash cultural tourism.
Travel Book Reviews - William Caverlee
Tales of hiking the Appalachian Trail and backpacking around Romania with Dracula's legend as the guide, plus a traveler's tool for getting what you need without sharing a language.
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