The Invisible Islands

The Invisible Islands

by Tony Perrottet
     
 
India’s Andaman Islands in the Bay of Bengal may be the world’s least known archipelago. Access was banned for generations by the colonial British and, more recently, restricted by the Indian military after independence. Only in the last few years have travelers been permitted to visit a handful of the 550 tiny islands. Journey with award-winning

Overview

India’s Andaman Islands in the Bay of Bengal may be the world’s least known archipelago. Access was banned for generations by the colonial British and, more recently, restricted by the Indian military after independence. Only in the last few years have travelers been permitted to visit a handful of the 550 tiny islands. Journey with award-winning travel writer Tony Perrottet to this lost world of stunning beaches and virgin jungles, populated by Stone Age tribes, Indian eco-warriors, and swimming elephants.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2940012336101
Publisher:
New Word City
Publication date:
04/01/2011
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
24
File size:
1 MB

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Meet the Author

The need for perpetual motion has always been Tony Perrottet’s defining trait. From his current home in the East Village of Manhattan, he has traveled to Fiji, Iceland, Tierra del Fuego, and Zanzibar, while contributing to The New York Times, Smithsonian Magazine, Condé Nast Traveler, Slate, Outside, The Village Voice and the London Sunday Times. His work has been selected for the Best American Travel Writing series four times. Perrottet is the author of five books, most recently Napoleon’s Privates and The Sinner’s Grand Tour - A Journey Through the Historical Underbelly of Europe. He is also a regular guest on NPR Radio
and the History Channel, where he has spoken about everything from the Crusades to the birth of disco.

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