Indian Himalaya Handbook, 2nd: Travel Guide to the Indian Himalaya

Indian Himalaya Handbook, 2nd: Travel Guide to the Indian Himalaya

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Indian Himalaya Handbook, 2nd: Travel Guide to the Indian Himalaya by Vanessa Betts, Annie Dare, Alex Baker

The roof of the world and its greatest mountain range the Himalaya has been capturing the imagination of travelers for centuries. From Garhwal and Kumaon in Uttar Pradesh, the Himalaya in Himachal Pradesh, Ladakh and Zanskar, plus the Eastern Himalaya: Darjeeling and Sikkim Footprint’s completely updated 2nd edition Indian Himalaya Handbook is a comprehensive guide to the whole region. Visitors can be wowed by its rugged beauty and inspired by the unique culture of the people that live there. Including fantastic listings on the vast array of adventure activities on offer, including trekking, cycling and climbing, plus all the necessary information on where to eat and sleep this guide is perfect for anyone looking to escape the crowds

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781907263170
Publisher: Footprint Handbooks
Publication date: 02/01/2011
Series: Footprint - Handbooks Series
Edition description: Second Edition
Pages: 456
Product dimensions: 4.60(w) x 7.10(h) x 1.10(d)

About the Author

Vanessa Betts is a writer and editor from England. She went to India in 1997, as the first stop on a round-the-world ticket, and then found out that nowhere else could quite compare. She has lived and worked overseas for most of the last 13 years and is co-author of the Footprint India, Footprint Northeast India, Footprint Egypt and Footprint Israel Handbooks. Alex Baker has been pin-balling around the planet for the last 17 years, at least three of which were spent in India and one of those riding an Enfield from Tamil Nadu to Ladakh. Working variously as a teacher in Kathmandu, barman in LA, magazine editor in Hong Kong, copywriter in Barcelona, TV reporter in Bangkok and mojito beach-vendor in Ibiza, Alex returned to the UK after judiciously falling off a cliff in Kenya free-climbing and incapacitating himself for a year. Currently between writing novels, he required minimal persuasion to contribute to Footprint Indian Himalaya and has since unpacked his bag temporarily in Somerset. Annie Dare is a writer and journalist who divides her time between London and India. She works as a sub-editor on British national newspapers, and commissions have ranged from copy writing for London advertising agencies to social documentary projects for international non-government organizations. She read English Literature at Sussex University's School of African and Asian Studies, and the History of International Relations at the London School of Economics and Political Science.

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