Welcome to the May 2016 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:
Reliving an Abandoned Town on the Patagonian Coast - Madelaine Triebe
At the end of a dirt road far away from any civilization, a couple slowly revives a settlement in Argentina that has been sitting empty for more than half a century.
Celebrating The Food of Portugal - Thomas Swick
Through a major food festival for locals and then a self-guided one in Lisbon, a visitor eats his way through the best of Portuguese food and wine.
Complicated Crime and Punishment in Colombia - Tom Coote
Crime is way down in Colombia since the Pablo Escobar coke cartel days, but there's still an uneasy relationship with the police and an uncomfortable reverence for the slain kingpin.
World Music Reviews - Graham Reid
Uplifting and thoughtful music from Haiti by way of Canada, a vibrant history lesson from Mauritius, Russian reflections, and more global village Afrobeat given a late twist of originality.
Travel Book Reviews - William Caverlee
An anthology on city squares, another with fiction writers telling true stories, and a Silk Road travelogue.
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