Welcome to the January 2019 issue of online magazine Perceptive Travel, the home of great travel stories from book authors and the latest notable travel book reviews. Here's what we've got in store for you:
Days of Celebration in Small-town Umbria by Debi Goodwin
The historic town of Montone in Italy comes alive when a festival brings noise and joy to a normally sleepy community.
Getting Schooled on the Consequences of Cultural Interference by James Michael Dorsey
When trying to improve the long-established tools of a society in Benin in West Africa, a generous-feeling traveler who means well ends up causing havoc.
Mount Whitney or Die by Sherry Shahan
Climbing to the summit of a 4,400-meter peak is never easy, but hiking to the top and back in one day takes a giant leap of faith—or a dose of insanity.
From Farm to Glass in the Finger Lakes of New York by Tim Leffel
Wine is just the start of the local hooch buffet in Upstate New York, where adventurous alchemists are turning local crops into elixirs for our mugs and goblets.
Travel Book Reviews - William Caverlee
Travels with the great explorers of history, in words and sketches, plus an overview of a sprawling U.S. national park that is also the most popular in the 50 states.
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