Welcome to the December 2020 issue of online magazine Perceptive Travel, the home of great travel stories from book authors and the latest notable travel book reviews:
Crossing my Malaysian Home on Foot by Marco Ferrarese
During a global pandemic, a travel writer realizes the sheer power of digging deeper in his own backyard.
Toujours Provence — One Visit is Not Enough by Beebe Bahrami
Where the great river road of the Rhone transforms Provence travelers into pilgrims.
Mosques, Memorials and Marijuana in Quba of Northern Azerbaijan by Stephen M. Bland
The city of Quba in Azerbaijan has a history of holiness and acts of evil, with layered stories behind its walls and underground.
Visiting Machu Picchu Without the Crowds by Tim Leffel
A writer looks back at his uncrowded visit to the famous Inca citadel in Peru in 2005, an experience that's available again temporarily for those willing to get there soon.
Travel Book Reviews by Susan Griffith
A lost region of Europe stretching from the North Sea to Switzerland, a painful account of making a new life on a Scottish island with only nature for company, and an inspiring selection of adventure ideas for children and their parents.
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