Welcome to the October 2020 issue of online magazine Perceptive Travel, the home of great travel stories from book authors and the latest notable travel book reviews:
Six Degrees of Separation at a Saigon Hot Dog Stand by Richard Sterling
An expat writer in Saigon goes in search of nostalgic street food and finds an unlikely link to a past romance.
Finding the Wrong Family in Rural Western Ukraine by Michelle Lawson
In an attempt to get to know the place her late father spent his first 27 years, an English traveler returns to his remote village in rural Ukraine to stay with a distant relative.
Accepting Fate on the GR7 Hiking Trail of Spain by Jeremy Bassetti
Plans for a long-term hike in the Spanish Alpujarras region provides a lesson on the futility of making plans at all in a place that operates on nature’s schedule.
Dug-outs Downstream in PNG by Tony Robinson-Smith
Can a hollowed-out tree trunk get you down a crocodile-infested tropical river in Papua New Guinea? Two Canadians find out.
Travel Book Reviews by Susan Griffith
Two road trips on the North American continent and a journey by sail along the coast of the Celtic fringe.
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