Travelers' Tales India

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"This is the stuff memories can be duplicated from." - Karen Krebsbach, Foreign Service Journal "O'Reilly and Habegger have assembled a marvelous and quite diverse selection of stories on India."- June Sawyers, Chicago Tribune Notable authors include: David Yeadon, William Dalrymple, Geoffrey Moorhouse, Madhur Jaffrey, Norman Lewis, Thalia Zepatos, Andrew Harvey, and Josie Dew.

A new kind of travel anthology, Travelers' Tales marries the best of a guidebook with travel literature. Here veteran travel ...

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Overview

"This is the stuff memories can be duplicated from." - Karen Krebsbach, Foreign Service Journal "O'Reilly and Habegger have assembled a marvelous and quite diverse selection of stories on India."- June Sawyers, Chicago Tribune Notable authors include: David Yeadon, William Dalrymple, Geoffrey Moorhouse, Madhur Jaffrey, Norman Lewis, Thalia Zepatos, Andrew Harvey, and Josie Dew.

A new kind of travel anthology, Travelers' Tales marries the best of a guidebook with travel literature. Here veteran travel writers O'Reilly and Habegger bring together those stories which best capture the experience of India--the best bazaar of human experiences that can be visited in a lifetime.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781885211019
  • Publisher: Travelers' Tales Guides, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 1/6/2000
  • Series: Travelers' Tales Guides Series
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 511
  • Product dimensions: 6.05 (w) x 9.02 (h) x 1.25 (d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Introduction
First Tango in Ladakh 3
A Bath for Fifteen Million People 15
Monument of Love 25
Chai! Chai! Chai! 29
A Sufi Spring 35
Predator 45
The Calcutta Fowl Market 49
South India's Silicon Valley 61
Food for Body and Spirit 67
The Boxer from Calcutta 77
A Wedding in Mahabaleshwar 81
Dish-Wallahs 91
God and Chocolate 97
Hobson-Jobson 101
Caretakers of the Dead 105
My Delhi Home 109
Merle Haggard and the Ambassador 117
The Dharma of Heli-Skiing 125
Greeting the Monsoon 137
The Other Raj 139
Through Rajasthan by Rail 149
Stairway to Heaven 157
Worshipping the Wicket 169
A Vision of Vijayanagar 173
The Rugs of Bhadoi 185
Scribes of Bengal 189
The Horns of Kaziranga 199
Wheels of Life 205
Love Has Teeth 219
Remnants of the Raj 223
Slow Boat to the Islands 235
The Valley of Refuge 247
Elephant Man 253
Shalom, Bombay 269
Lost and Found in Agra 273
The Cycle-Wallah Does Northern India 279
My Wedding at the Ashram 293
Down the Brahmaputra 297
Breaking the Fast 309
In the Ladies' Compartment 313
Sick Under the Bo Tree 319
Reading the Leaves 329
Serenity 101 333
To the Tribal Heartland 337
Encounter with a Rajah 349
The Mirage of Life 351
The Boy's School 365
The Die Is Caste 371
A Tide of AIDS 381
Beyond Turkman Gate 385
The Architecture of Strife 399
Shifting Gears on the Grand Trunk Road 405
The Suffering of Eve 415
Harnessing Sacred Waters 421
Kanya Kumari 433
Books for Further Reading 439
Glossary 443
Index 445
Acknowledgements 449
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