Welcome to the March 2012 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:
In Search of The Scream in Norway - Chris Epting
An author known for tracking down the sites of famous events or settings goes in search of the spot in Norway that inspired one of the world's most famous paintings.
Giant Kites Fighting for Heaven - Luke Maguire Armstrong
Every year in Guatemala on November 1st, families flock to cemeteries to paint communal tombs and celebrate those who have passed on by releasing colossal kites into the sky.
Parahawking in Nepal - Michael Buckley
In the paragliding paradise of Pokhara, Nepal, the writer glides on warm air currents to see what it's like to fly with birds of prey.
World Music Reviews - Graham Reid
Music from old Colombia, entrancing fado reissued and psychedelic Africa is explored.
Travel Book Reviews - William Caverlee
Ugly war stories told through food, another 1,000 places you can't possibly get to before you die, and 150 places the New York Times thinks you should spend a long weekend.
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