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    DescriptionCompletely updated, this fourth edition of "Frommer's India" will help you plan the trip that's right for you, whether you're traveling to soak up India's spirituality, chill out on the beaches, or live like a king in the land of princes.Experience the best of India: Visit the Taj Mahal as well as the cave temples at Ajanta and Ellora, watch the moon rise from Pushkar Palace during the Pushkar Mela, raft down the Zanskar, bump into a Bollywood star at a top rated restaurant, and sleep in a former king's bed at a heritage property (castles, palaces, and forts) in Rajasthan. Also learn tips on safety, ettiquette, and the art of bargaining --including the real meaning behind the phrases "you pay what you like" and "just look, no buy."This guide is biannually updated (and personalized) by a small team of writers including Pippa de Bruyn, an award-winning journalist and travel writer; Dr. Keith Bain, who also has a doctorate in film; Niloufer Venkatraman, a Mumbai native who has a doctorate in anthropology; Shonar Joshi, a travel writer and reporter; and more. All are not afraid to speak their mind and give their opinions -- and share their passion for India."Frommer's India, 4e" also includes 4 itineraries for exploring the country, including "North India Highlights in 16 Days" and "South India in 2 Weeks."


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    Title
    Frommer's India
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Pippa de Bruyn, By (author) Keith Bain, By (author) David Allardice, By (author) Shonar Joshi
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 768
    Width: 130 mm
    Height: 196 mm
    Thickness: 43 mm
    Weight: 590 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780470556108
    ISBN 10: 0470556102
    Classifications

    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: TRG
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T14.3
    BIC subject category V2: WTH
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1FKA
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    Libri: I-TT
    B&T General Subject: 800
    BISAC Merchandising Theme: ET080
    Ingram Theme: CULT/INDIAN
    B&T Merchandise Category: TVL
    Ingram Subject Code: TT
    B&T Modifier: Continuations: 02
    LC classification: DS
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 92
    DC22: 915.40453
    B&T Approval Code: A19900000
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 62
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 23150
    BIC subject category V2: 1FKA
    BISAC V2.8: TRV003040
    Abridged Dewey: 915
    DC22: 915.404532
    Edition
    4, Revised
    Edition statement
    4th Revised edition
    Illustrations note
    maps
    Publisher
    Frommermedia
    Imprint name
    John Wiley & Sons Ltd
    Publication date
    01 March 2010
    Publication City/Country
    Chichester
    Author Information
    Pippa de Bruyn is an award-winning journalist, travel writer (author of "Frommer's South Africa"), and freelance editor.Dr. Keith Bain has a doctoral degree in cinema. When he's not traveling the world in search of fantastic experiences, he spends his time writing and lecturing about film, media, theater, and contemporary culture.David Allardice is a lawyer with a degree in History as well as a freelance writer and editor. He was born in Durban, South Africa, and also contributes to "Frommer's South Africa." When he's not backpacking through Asia, he lives in Cape Town.Shonar Joshi is a writer by profession and explorer by heart. She has dabbled with environmental television reporting, filmmaking, script writing, farming. and traveling--mostly in India, Nepal, and Sri Lanka. Her book "Of Past Dawns and Future Noons" is a testament to the passion with which she regards India and its rich ancient past, present, and future.
    Back cover copy
    Tamil Nadu is home to nearly 33,000 temples, some with an elephant who will bless you with a tap of its trunk. See chapter 8.Detailed maps throughout Exact prices, directions, opening hours, and other practical informationCandid reviews of hotels and restaurants, plus sights, shopping, and nightlifeItineraries, walking tours, and trip-planning ideas Insider tips from local expert authors
    Table of contents
    LIST OF MAPS. 1 THE BEST OF INDIA. 2 INDIA IN DEPTH 3 PLANNING YOUR TRIP TO INDIA. 4 SUGGESTED INDIA ITINERARIES. 5 CITY OF DREAMERS: MUMBAI & MAHARASTHRA SIDE TRIPS, 6 GOA: PARTY IN PARADISE. 7 GOD'S OWN COUNTRY: KERALA & LAKSHADWEEP. 8 TAMIL NADU: THE TEMPLE TOUR. 9 KARNATAKA & HYDERABAD: KINGDOMS OF THE SOUTH. 10 THE HEART OF INDIA: DELHI, THE TAJ, UTTAR PRADESH & MADHYA PRADESH. 11 RAJASTHAN: LAND OF PRINCES. 12 GUJARAT: INDIA'S ECLECTIC WILD WEST. 13 HIGHER ALTITUDES, HIGHER POWERS: AMRITSAR, HIMACHAL PRADESH & LADAKH. 14 UTTARAKHAND: SACRED SOURCE OF THE GANGES. 15 KOLKATA (CALCUTTA) & EAST INDIA. 16 FAST FACTS. INDEX.