India

India Audio Travel Guides

India is one of the world’s most interesting and enigmatic countries. It’s the world’s biggest working democracy; it has a space programme and booming cities like Kolkatta, Mumbai, Chennai, Bangalore and the capital Delhi; But there are simple, colourful country peoples moving around on camels in desert Rajasthan.

In the far, tropical south in Kerala there are the fabulously peaceful and beautiful “Backwaters” – the lakes and waterways along which the spice trade has been plied for centuries… India has deep religious strength in its shrines and holy places and it has the towering mountains of the Himalayan states of the north…

  1. Hear about the love affair which created the serene Taj Mahal…
  2. Stand on the very southernmost tip of India and hear about the temples, the Arabian Sea and the Bay of Bengal…
  3. Ride an elephant up into the Amber Fort near Jaipur and hear about its amazing history…

Delhi rush hour in a Tuk Tuk, trucks, bikes. Chaos of 14 million on the move. India's biggest Mosque. Market areas ... including firework market ! British imperial face of Delhi. Fine public buildings; Shrine at house where Gandhi murdered.…

These two guides to Goa have been completely remade in 2014. Hear all about the incredible beaches with rough-and-ready “shack” restaurants – they can provide some of the best eating you’ll find. Beach sports include parascending. This guide is based…

These two guides to Goa have been completely remade in 2014. Hear all about the incredible beaches with rough-and-ready “shack” restaurants – they can provide some of the best eating you’ll find. Beach sports include parascending. This guide is based…

These two Kerala pieces are newly gathered and give a great deal more detail than the single Kerala piece they replace. Visit Cochin with its Fort Cochin old colonial district, Jew Town with a surviving synagogue and the Mattancherry district with spice…

This first piece in southern Kerala let’s you chill out in the still charming little beachside resort of Kovalam, close to the southern tip of India. Stay at the luxury Leela hotel but eating almost exclusively in local cafes. Get…

In this third part in Kerala there’s a good look at the excellent Leela Hotel – the best hotel in Kovalam – but there’s also a lot of beach life to explore. Fisherman landing their catch and the local woman…