The land of palaces, gods and leopards: Exploring the mighty charm of India's Rajasthan
I’ve an idea that people either go to India in their 20s and then keep gadding off to Delhi or Goa, or they never visit the country at all.
Despite working for 25 years at Rough Guides, I was in the latter camp. It was clearly an oversight to address, but how exactly?
India is so vast that creating an itinerary is a mighty challenge in itself.
And then I remembered that David Abram, who co-wrote the Rough Guide to India, now works for specialist agent TransIndus. I called him and told him that my wife Nat and I might try South India for a gentle introduction.
David disagreed instantly:... read more
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