In the footsteps of Champions - Part 2 November 24th 2007 Second India Report
Greetings from the foot of the Himalayas!
This instalment begins with my parents’ and cousin’s arrival in Delhi on 21st October, followed by a very lengthy train journey, through the Hindu Diwali festival, with firecrackers blasting off in every direction, to Dehra Dun, where we arrived with a two hour delay. There then followed a hair-raising car journe ... read more
Asia » India » Uttarakhand » Corbett National Park The Indus Valley civilization, one of the oldest in the world, dates back at least 5,000 years. Aryan tribes from the northwest invaded about 1500 B.C.; their merger with the earlier Dravidian inhabitants created the classical Indian culture. Arab in... ... read more
I am a lecturer at Nijmegen and Wageningen Universities in The Netherlands. I am a keen traveller and recently carried out a journey to retrace the footsteps of my grandfather, who was a forester and protector of tigers in India in the 1920\'s and 30\'s.... full info