From the company that has made international music accessible to all through its diverse music compilations comes India: A Cultural Journey an innovative book that represents Putumayo¿s first foray into publishing. India combines photography, travelogue and cultural exploration. Published in conjunction with a CD also entitled India, this book presents a whole new way of traveling the globe, Putumayo style.
India¿s emergence as a global economic force has increased awareness of and interest in this dynamic country¿s multicultural offerings, from music and dance to art and film. With chapters such as "From the Mountains to the Sea," "Bazaars and Markets" and "Land of a Million Gods," India showcases both the nation¿s rich cultural heritage and its unique presence on the world stage. India is sure to be treasured by anyone with a love of travel, photography and world culture. It includes 333 stunning photographs by acclaimed photographers Laurence Mouton and Sergio Ramazzotti and captivating travel and cultural observations by Catherine Bourzat, the author of several books in the Blue Guides travel series. From the mountains of Himachal Pradesh to the beaches of Kerala, from bustling bazaars to sacred temples, readers will find themselves swept away on a truly unforgettable journey through India.
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