Welcome to the sixth issue of Perceptive Travel. Here's what we've got in store for you:
Rory MacLean, acclaimed author of Magic Bus and Stalin's Nose, finds there are still a few remnants of the Hippie Trail left in Iran--at least when it comes to music.
Laurie Gough, award-winning author of Kite Strings of the Southern Cross, finds that becoming a mom has wreaked havoc on her travel instincts.
Shari Caudron takes a break from interviewing people with strange passions and finds herself getting naked in front of a male stranger in the Middle East.
Darrin DuFord goes on a mission to see if there's such thing as a decent glass of wine in Venezuela.
Michael Buckley, author of Moon Handbooks Vietnam, Cambodia, and Laos stumbles upon a remote Cambodian temple and looks into the underworld of real live tomb raiding.
Plus World music reviews -
Graham Reid steps up to do this month's music reviews, covering albums from Palestine, Senegal, Pakistan, and Malaysia.
Wendy Knight, author of Making Connections: Mother Daughter Travel Adventures, reviews three travel books: Mexican Days: Journeys Into the Heart of Mexico, Es Cuba: Life and Love on an Illegal Island and Miracle in the Andes: 72 Days on the Mountain and My Long Trek Home.
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