Welcome to the August 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:
Crossing the Mole Barrier in Oaxaca - Darrin DuFord
Under an Iron Chef competitor's tutelage, our author aims to separate truth from tall tale in the story of Oaxacan mole.
A Flow with No Beginning in Switzerland - Gillian Kendall
A 50-something traveler returns to the place where she thinks she found God three decades ago to see if the Swiss Alps still have the same effect.
Uzupis: In Search of a State - Tom Coote
Surrounded by Lithuania's capital city, Vilnius, the Independent Republic Of Uzupis remains a sanctuary for arty libertarian intellectuals and their Jewish heritage.
World Music Reviews - Laurence Mitchell
Argentina by New York, a foreign take on Brazil, Louisiana blues, and South India by two siblings raised in the USA.
Travel Book Reviews - Susan Griffith
Autobiography in combination with travel is the theme this month, from the true story of a young teacher in Argentina who rescued a dying penguin, to personal journeys of healing. One is in the chilly sub-arctic climes of the 60th parallel and the other following British rivers to their sources.
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