It’s time again for another edition of the Perceptive Travel webzine and it’s one you won’t want to miss.
This month’s edition marks the debut of all new writers to Perceptive Travel Magazine. But while they are new writers to the magazine, they are definitely not new to the craft of travel writing. Between them, the three ‘new’ writers have published a number of travel books and articles.
But I’m thinking that they have saved their best for Perceptive Travel.
In Fashon in Kabul, Kristin Ohlson, co–author of the New York Times bestselling Kabul Beauty School, takes us behind the scenes of underground fashion shows in this Afghanistan capital city and introduces readers to Afghan designers who are aiming to polish up Afghanistan’s image by putting a modern twist on traditional Afghan motifs.
In Luck, Llamas, and a Peruvian Shaman, Sharon Spence Lieb, a self-proclaimed city girl, finds herself making an arduous 3,000 feet climb up Mt Waccratanka in the Peruvian Andes to meet with a 100-year old Shaman.
And in The Ride of a Lifetime: Mountain Biking Down the World’s Most Dangerous Road, Carla Seidl shares her fear and exhilaration in tackling the hairpin turns of Bolivia’s El Camino de Muerte (Road of Death) on two wheels.
This month’s book reviews - David Byrne’s Bicycle Diaries, The Darwin Experience coffee table book, and The Ethical Travel Guide – by editor Tim Leffel round out this great new edition of Perceptive Travel magazine. The
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