Welcome to the November 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:
A Gun for Bears and Russians on Georgia's Ossetian Military Road by Stephen Bland
While Russians and Georgians still drink together in the sparsely populated areas to the north along the border, the scars from past conflicts are a reminder of bad feelings just under the surface.
A Reluctant Pilgrimage to Varanasi by Camille Cusumano
A traveler to India's holiest city wonders if she is pilgrim or tourist, culture hound or voyeur.
The Stones of Genghis Khan by James Michael Dorsey
Near Kanas, in an old land once ruled by nomadic horsemen, strange monoliths stand where people hang portraits of The Great Khan in their home.
Finding Nature in Mexico Near the Mega Metropolis by Tim Leffel
Mexico City from the air looks like a never-ending floor covered with Lego blocks, but an escape from the concrete leads to adventures in the natural world and on community-owned land.
Travel Book Reviews - William Caverlee
Travel book reviews of Giants of the Monsoon Forest: Living and Working with Elephants, The Vanlife Companion, and Don't Make Me Pull Over.
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