Welcome to the June 2015 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:
Cataluyna or Bust by the Back Roads - Amy Rosen
A directionally challenged travel writer finds her way to each lunch and dinner table on a bike itinerary through Spain…with some travel companions who are just the opposite.
China, Beyond the Bright Lights - Graham Reid
In the rural western provinces of China, few foreigners visit the wealth of natural beauty, while the government does its best to replace the past with more homogenous modern "progress."
A Lion’s Pride and the Will of the Tribe in Kenya - Luke Maguire Armstrong
On an African safari in Kenya, a thirst for adventure as the sun goes down needs to take a back seat for the sake of group harmony.
World Music Reviews - Laurence Mitchell
Lebanese electronica, the king of Zimbabwe protest music, pan-Latin fusion, and...Finnish tango!
Travel Book Reviews - Susan Griffith
An ingenious project to track down secret and indeterminate places around the planet, a mid-life crisis that sees a woman transplanting herself from Sydney to Prague, and a blow-by-blow chronicle of a 4000-mile cycling trip around the perimeter of Britain.
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