Welcome to the January 2021 issue of online magazine Perceptive Travel, the home of great travel stories from book authors and the latest notable travel book reviews:
Flying Spirit With Mr. Skyes by Dave Seminara
Flying on a budget airline during a pandemic can lead to multiple levels of uneasiness...for some anyway.
Redmond O'Hanlon in Borneo and My Adventures with Leeches and Rhinos by Sherry Shahan
A writer wanders into a rough Borneo expedition through a classic travel adventure book and reflects on creature encounters in Kenya and Australia.
A World of Trouble or the Making of an Explorer? by Bruce Northam
A travel writer looks back at his troublemaker early years and finds that childhood adventures, explorations, and mischief are good training for a life of traveling the world.
Traveling Inside the Mind with Ayahuasca by Norm Bour
A nomad who is hindered from traveling the world takes an internal journey instead with a jungle shaman and a potent plant.
Travel Book Reviews by William Caverlee
A travelogue that takes you on a viking adventure, a travel memoir of a Russian family, and a detailed history of forgotten peoples worldwide, helpful reading for anyone planning to visit their former homelands.
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