Welcome to the December 2018 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:
The Life of a Backpacker in Asia in the 1970s by Kevin Kelly
A futurist writer and speaker talks about his early travel years in Asia, when backpacking meant cutting yourself off almost completely.
In Greece, Things Happen by David Lee Drotar
Pondering life, death, and what we make of what comes in between while touring Karpathos Island in Greece.
The Kidnapping of Edward the Maasai by Claudia B. Flisi
A scary encounter on a shepherd boy's route alters his future—and that of a few dozen family members.
Hunting Wild Boar in the Brazilian Cowboy Country of Pantanal by Madelaine Triebe
After getting the luxe treatment at a nature lodge on a previous Pantanal visit, meeting the Brazilian boyfriend's farm family is a different story.
Travel Book Reviews - Susan Griffith
Three cracking reads by adventurers who refuse to be cowed by what they read in the media. From Somalia to South Dakota, the West Bank to the Western Sahara, preconceptions unravel as these writers encounter (almost) nothing but friendly assistance.
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