Welcome to the March 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:
Jumping Into Matrimony in Ethiopia - James Michael Dorsey
A bizarre wedding ceremony in an isolated valley in northern Africa is shocking, but would our rituals and attractions evoke an equivalent response in them?
The Truffle Hunt in Umbria - Susan Van Allen
In the Italian village of Gubbio, a visitor follows a stranger into the dark forest seeking treasure.
Hanging Out with Homer Simpson in Florida - Tim Leffel
A dad who has been watching The Simpsons half his life revels in a celebration of all things Springfield.
World Music Reviews - Graham Reid
The spirit of a beleaguered Mali channeled into affecting songs, ancient Armenian music brought into the light, sub-continent music which reaches from the dance-floor to the deities, and Jewish music at the intersection of tradition and Downtown New York.
Travel Book Reviews - William Caverlee
Looking back on a pivitol post-Peace-Corps journey, Paul Theroux tours the rural Deep South in depth, and Lonely Planet attempts the ultimate wine travel book.
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