Welcome to the August 2020 issue of online magazine Perceptive Travel, the home of great travel stories from book authors and the latest notable travel book reviews:
How to Lose Friends and Mortify People While Hiking in Peru by Marco Ferrarese
Trying to impress an old friend, a travel writer decides to take a shortcut during a Lares trek and a mountain hike in the Andes becomes a test of survival.
Crossing the Omo in Ethiopia by James Michael Dorsey
All that was required to get to the Ethiopian village was crossing a river in a dugout canoe. A river full of crocodiles...
On a grand driving tour of Croatia from end to end, a couple unwittingly gets their last look at paradise for a while.
Calling the Earth to Witness the Truth in Tibet by Patti Lefkos
A writer looks back on her visit to Tibet more than a decade ago, with her guide calmly enduring the Chinese suppression that has only gotten worse in the years since.
Travel Book Reviews by Susan Griffith
A pleasingly quirky exploration of contemporary Britain through the lens of past writers, a collection of road trips to make you drool, and a slight little book of travel quotations destined for the bathroom shelf.
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