Welcome to the March '09 issue of online magazine Perceptive Travel, the home of great travel stories from book authors, and the latest notable world music CDs. Here's what we've got in store for you:
Showdown at the West Esplanade Canal - Darrin DuFord
Our fearless writer heads to New Orleans to try some rodent stew in the course of research. Instead he ends up riding with a SWAT team tasked with a less savory method of eradication.
Cuba's Port of Hope, on Hopeless Machinery - Luke Armstrong
Rent a decent bike, ride down a scenic roadway and back. In most countries a simple task, but this is Cuba...
Born in the USA: an Apple, a Taco, and a Doctor's Soda Syrup - Chris Epting
Our author goes in search of U.S. birthplaces that are not exactly major tourist attractions. In some cases, you'll have to work pretty hard to even find them.
Plus Travel Book Reviews
The parody book Drink, Play, F@#k and the latest from Richard Bangs, Quest for the Kasbah.
Laurence Mitchell brings us five musical journeys abroad, from Norway to Mali and Poland to Colombia.
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