The guide to India is a useful handbook to an extraordinary country. The introductory colour section includes photography of the country's many highlights in the 42 Things Not To Miss section, from boating on the backwaters of Kerala to taking in a cricket match at the Oval Maiden in Mumbai. It provides comprehensive accounts of every attraction from the vibrant cities and elaborate temples to Himalayan peaks and palm-fringed beaches. There is also practical advice on activities as diverse as camel trekking in the Rajasthan desert, rafting on the Indus and hiking through the lunar landscapes of Ladakh. The listings sections provide hundreds of insider reviews of the best hotels, hostels, restaurants, bars, shops and museums in every city and village. The authors also give an informed insight into India's history, politics, religion, music and cinema, providing a valuable context to the reader's trip.In recent years, a number of Time/ Newsweek-styte news magazines have hit the market, with a strong emphasis on politics. The best of these are India Today and Frontline, published by The Hindu. ... Expat -oriented bookstalls, such as those in New Delhia#39;s Khan Market, stock slightly out- of-date and expensive copies of ... TV network, which incorporates the BBC World Service and Zee TV (with Z News) , a progressive blend of Hindi-oriented chat, film, news and music programmes.
|Title||:||Rough Guide to India|
|Publisher||:||Rough Guides - 2003|