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- Vij Books India Private Limited 2014; US$ 12.95
This book presents a traveler?s very personal experiences as he walks along the marked or unmarked trails of the Himalayan foothills crossing hills and valleys, quenching thirst from a fresh water mountain stream, watching in silence the ripples of a placid lake or a waterfall splintering into millions of particles over rocks, enjoying the feel of... more...
- Primento Digital Publishing 2016; US$ 11.99
Découvrez Bangalore à travers les yeux de ses habitants Portraits de Bangalore est un livre dans lequel ceux qui vivent dans la ville vous en donnent les clés. Mieux qu?un guide de tourisme, mieux qu?un récit d?expatriés, nous allons dresser ici une dizaine de portraits, à la première personne, dans lesquels vous découvrirez l?histoire de ceux... more...
- Open Road Distribution 2016; US$ 4.99
Fifty-two years after the pink-headed duck was last seen in the wild, Rory Nugent set off for India in search of this exceptionally rare bird. In Calcutta he prowled the fowl market, where a few of the ducks used to appear during the Raj. Traveling on to Delhi, he was befriended by a Cambridge-educated smuggler, and he learned of remote regions to... more...
- Wisdom Publications 2016; US$ 16.95 US$ 11.99
A tender account - by turns cultural exploration and memoir of a young woman's firsthand experience of change and continuity in one of the worlds most remote regions, through the lens of the horse and "horse culture." At nineteen, Sienna Craig made her first venture deep into Mustang, an ethnically Tibetan area of Nepal, in the rainshadow of the Himalayas.... more...
- Hodder & Stoughton 2012; US$ 13.99
In 1991, Monisha Rajesh's family uprooted from Sheffield to Madras in the hope of making India their home. Two years later, fed up with soap-eating rats, severed human heads and the creepy colonel across the road, they returned to England with a bitter taste in their mouths. Two decades on, she turns to a map of the Indian Railways and takes a page... more...
- MobileReference.com 2007; US$ 4.99
An illustrated guide, phrasebook, and maps. Indulge Yourself with a personal tour guide on Your PDA. Fully illustrated. Historical overviews. Interesting facts. Street and attractions maps. Museum hours and admission info. Restaurant information. . Access the guide anytime, anywhere - at home, on the train, in the subway. Plan the trip during a flight.... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2009; US$ 17.00
A native of Bombay, Suketu Mehta gives us an insider?s view of this stunning metropolis. He approaches the city from unexpected angles, taking us into the criminal underworld of rival Muslim and Hindu gangs; following the life of a bar dancer raised amid poverty and abuse; opening the door into the inner sanctums of Bollywood; and delving into the... more...
- Doubleday Canada 2009; US$ 18.00
A Globe and Mail Best Book It would take many lifetimes, it was said to me during my first visit, to see all of India. The desperation must have shown on my face to absorb and digest all I possibly could. This was not something I had articulated or resolved; and yet I recall an anxiety as I travelled the length and breadth of the country, senses... more...
- Marshall Cavendish International (Asia) Ptd Ltd 2009; US$ 11.87
India Condensed is a book for anyone who needs a quick introduction to India. History, philosophy, religion, language, literature, arts and culture are all discussed in this lively and accessible text. More than a dry recitation of dates, names and events, the topics covered range from stories and legends to current facts and observations. Thousands... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2010; US$ 15.95
A classic of modern travel writing, An Area of Darkness is Nobel laureate V. S. Naipaul?s profound reckoning with his ancestral homeland and an extraordinarily perceptive chronicle of his first encounter with India. Traveling from the bureaucratic morass of Bombay to the ethereal beauty of Kashmir, from a sacred ice cave in the Himalayas to an... more...