Welcome to the June '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:
Pirate Chic in Honduras - Bruce Northam
On Roatan and the other former buccaneer haunts of Honduras, an anti-fashionista finds solace in a land of washed-ashore people wearing thrown-together outfits on tranquil beaches.
Granada on Haphazard Guitar Strings - Luke Armstrong
While backpacking through Central America, Luke Armstrong lands in Nicaragua and confronts the clash between carefree, idealistic youth and the melancholy of a fading revolutionary.
Travel by the Glass - Chris Epting
The author of The Birthplace Book explores the historic watering holes of America and the original homes of some of the USA's iconic cocktails.
This month we review the debut from Guatemalan American rapper/DJ Santero, a collaboration between Robert Plant's Guitarist and a musician from Gambia, plus Putumayo's new collection: Italia.
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