An Indian Love Affair
A Septuagenerian Odyssey From Taj to TajBook - 2016
In the early 1960s, travel-writer Simon Gandolfi drove a VW from England to Goa where he rented a bungalow on the beach at Calangute. And it was on Calangute beach that Gandolfi met and loved Vanessa and explored with her much of the subcontinent. The 2008 terrorist attack on the Taj Hotel in Mumbai prompted Gandolfi to re-explore the subcontinent on a small motorcycle. Collecting a Honda 125 from the factory outside Delhi, he rode for six months and 12,000 kilometres Memories of his travels with Vanessa are his companions as he continues his ride and are the connecting link in this chronicle of two journeys in which Gandolfi explores both the changes in modern India and in himself.
Publisher: London :, Arcadia Books,, 2016.
Branch Call Number: 954 GAN
Characteristics: 201 pages :,map ;,20 cm.