Welcome to the November 2014 issue of online magazine Perceptive Travel, the home of great travel stories from book authors and the latest notable travel book and world music reviews. Here's what we've got in store for you:
Painting as Prayer in Greece - James Michael Dorsey
Visiting a reclusive artist near Meteora becomes a spiritual experience when the man draw parallels to the greats from the Renaissance.
Zipping into Big Trouble - Michael Buckley
In the Americas the act of ziplining across a canyon sounds more dangerous than it really is. Someone zipping to his room for the night finds that new operations in Southeast Asia might require a bit more trepidation.
Did I Have an Alligator Mother? - Judith Fein
The swamps of Louisiana stir conflicting reflections on a writer’s recently deceased mother.
World Music Reviews - Graham Reid
A clarinet maverick gets rewardingly intense, the inspiring spirit of the first weeks of the Arab Spring, beautiful music from an unexpected source, more from somewhere familiar, and something for Scots still yearning for home rule.
Travel Book Reviews - William Caverlee
A second biking journey across America, a profile of a famous yachting couple, and an account of China's depressingly thorough rape of Tibet.
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