Welcome to the April 2015 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:
Unmarked History in New York City - Chris Epting
A West Coast writer known for uncovering hidden historic sites takes on New York City, where every block seems to have a secret past.
The Trip to Bolivia that I Never Took and Never Came Back from - Luke Maguire Armstrong
Looking back on a failed excursion to Bolivia from San Pedro de Atacama while studying abroad in Chile, a budding traveler finds the spark that changes his whole life going forward.
Can Tiny Planes Save the African Beasts? - Richard Bangs
A group of explorers hops across the wildlife-filled desert areas of Namibia and Angola on a scouting expedition that will start a new era in wild animal counting.
World Music Reviews - Laurence Mitchell
Reinterpreted old Americana, Balkan clarinets, good Brazilian vibes, and African grooves from a half century ago via Nigeria and Ghana.
Travel Book Reviews - Susan Griffith
Books by two completely different explorers: one who sets off to walk the entire 4,250-mile length of the River Nile through six countries, the other an unconventional thrill-seeker interested in the hidden world of everyday urban landscapes. Plus a book that will entice and inform you about the possibilities of living elsewhere on an attractively modest budget.
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