Welcome to the March 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:
Kishka and Kasha in the Ukranian Countryside - Judith Fein
A writer returns to her ancestral home and traces the evolution of her mother's home cooking through a few changed letters and syllables in Ukraine.
The River of Solitude in Brazil - Volker Poelzl
Two canoeists set off down a remote section of the Brazilian Amazon River, exploring the beauty of flooded forests and meeting the local river people living in isolation.
Micronesia's Mysterious Nan Madol - Brad Olsen
Although dozens of ancient sites exist on various islands in the Pacific Ocean, a virtually uninhabited island off the main island of Pohnpei in Micronesia has to be one of the strangest sites found anywhere on Earth.
World Music Reviews - Graham Reid
The early stars of world music, a collection of steamy Arabic sounds, a hard-to-handle album of Chinese traditional folk and rock, and some Roma rock'n'roll.
Travel Book Reviews - William Caverlee
A 90th birthday version of what may be the most revered guidebook still standing, another glossy global coffee table book from Lonely Planet, and the unpleasantness of West Africa taken head-on.
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