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The Rough Guide to India

Author: Rough Guides

Publisher: Rough Guides UK

ISBN: 0241295394

Category: Travel

Page: 1232

View: 2141

Thoroughly revised and revamped with expanded coverage for its tenth edition, The Rough Guide to India is the ultimate travel guide to one of the world's great travel destinations. From the majestic landscapes of the Himalayas to the tropical backwaters of Kerala, the Rough Guide covers this endlessly fascinating country in unparalleled depth, with crystal-clear mapping and stunning photography throughout. Rough Guides' team of experts bring you all the major headline sights, from the "Golden Triangle" of Delhi, Agra and Rajasthan to the beaches of Goa, and insider knowledge on new and off-the-beaten-track destinations, such as up-and-coming beach resorts and newly created wildlife reserves, with the most reliable background coverage available. You'll also find practical tips on the latest developments in this fast-changing destination, from the new e-Tourist visa programme (making it easier and cheaper to visit than ever before) to the explosion in B&Bs, home stays and hostels, the rise in adventure travel and even the incipient craft beer scene. Whether you're planning the holiday of a lifetime or a six-month backpacking adventure, The Rough Guide to India will ensure you don't miss a thing.

Rough Guide to India

Author: David Abram

Publisher: Rough Guides

ISBN: 9781843530893

Category: Travel

Page: 1404

View: 8650

The guide to India is a useful handbook to an extraordinary country. The introductory colour section includes photography of the country's many highlights in the 42 Things Not To Miss section, from boating on the backwaters of Kerala to taking in a cricket match at the Oval Maiden in Mumbai. It provides comprehensive accounts of every attraction from the vibrant cities and elaborate temples to Himalayan peaks and palm-fringed beaches. There is also practical advice on activities as diverse as camel trekking in the Rajasthan desert, rafting on the Indus and hiking through the lunar landscapes of Ladakh. The listings sections provide hundreds of insider reviews of the best hotels, hostels, restaurants, bars, shops and museums in every city and village. The authors also give an informed insight into India's history, politics, religion, music and cinema, providing a valuable context to the reader's trip.

The Rough Guide to South India and Kerala

Author: Rough Guides

Publisher: Rough Guides UK

ISBN: 0241332893

Category: Travel

Page: 528

View: 6599

One of the world's most exciting destinations, South India and Kerala offers majestic temples, exotic wildlife, spectacular festivals and thousands of kilometres of tropical coastline. Written by Rough Guides' team of India experts, this brand-new Rough Guide offers the best blend of critical reviews, in-depth background and tell-it-like it is advice on everything from yoga retreats and beaches to spotting wild tigers and elephants. Also inside The Rough Guide to South India and Kerala: · Get inspired with our trademark "things not to miss" and "author picks" by local experts · Learn how to book a train ticket, what to eat and cultural tips in our travel basics section. · Read features on trekking in the Cardamom Hills, discovering the sacred sites of Tamil Nadu or exploring the lazy backwaters of Kerala · Find your way across every inch of South India with full-colour maps and easy-to-follow city and temple plans · Read the most detailed background on South Indian history, architecture and wildlife in contexts · Try speaking Tamil, Telugu or Malayalam with our handy language section Includes Goa, Kerala, Mumbai, Tamil Nadu, Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana and the Andaman Islands. Make the most of your trip with The Rough Guide to South India and Kerala.

The Rough Guide to Kerala

Author: David Abram

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 1405388064

Category: Travel

Page: 328

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The Rough Guide to Kerala will guide you through India's tropical southwest tip, with reliable information and clearly explained cultural background. Whether you're looking for great places to eat and drink, inspiring accommodation or the most exciting things to see and do, you'll find the solution. Discover Kerala with stunning photography and information on everything from the best beaches and lagoon resorts to treehouse hideaways on tea plantations in the hills. Plus, you'll find extensive coverage of attractions in the region, from the tranquil beaches, backwaters and rice barges to elephant processions, kathakali dance drama and temple festivals. Accurate maps, backed up by full-colour sections showcasing the state's vibrant theatre traditions, make The Rough Guide to Kerala your ultimate travelling companion. Make the most of your trip with The Rough Guide to Kerala.

RGT to Rajasthan, Delhi & Agra

Author: Gavin Thomas

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 1405386886

Category: Travel

Page: 408

View: 9556

The Rough Guide to Rajasthan, Delhi & Agra will guide you through India's most colourful and fascinating region, with reliable practical information and clearly explained cultural background. Whether you're looking for great places to eat and drink, inspiring accommodation or the most exciting things to see and do, this guide will provide your solution. Plus you'll find extensive coverage of attractions in the region, from the breathtaking palaces of Jaipur and Udaipur to the imposing forts of Jodhpur and Jaisalmer, and the ever-astonishing beauty of the Taj Mahal to the fascinating treasures hidden in Old Delhi's backstreets. With clear maps, comprehensive listings and sections on arts and crafts, and forts and palaces, The Rough Guide to Rajasthan, Delhi & Agra is your ultimate companion on a visit to this captivating region. Make the most of your time on earth with The Rough Guide to Rajasthan, Delhi & Agra.

The Rough Guide to Goa

Author: Rough Guides

Publisher: Rough Guides UK

ISBN: 1405386614

Category: Travel

Page: 312

View: 2082

The Rough Guide to Goa will guide you through this colourful former Portuguese colony with reliable, practical information and clearly explained cultural background. You'll find detailed accounts of every major tourist sight, along with candid reviews of all the best places to sleep, eat, drink and shop, for all budgets. The Rough Guide to Goa includes first-hand coverage of the region's resorts, beaches, markets, monuments, temples and wildlife sanctuaries, as well as its more offbeat sights; from prehistoric rock carvings deep in the forest to colonial-era mansions. The introduction and inserts, along with inspirational photography, give you a flavour of this region's Portuguese legacy. Make the most of your trip with The Rough Guide to Goa.

Jordan

Author: Matthew Teller

Publisher: Rough Guides

ISBN: 9781858287409

Category: Travel

Page: 474

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The Rough Guide to Jordan is a handbook to the Middle East's most alluring destination. Features include: a full-colour section introducing Jordan's highlights; detailed accounts of all the sights and attractions, including the ancient city of Petra, the Red Sea resort of Aqaba and the desert cliffs of Wadi Rum; up-to-the-minute reviews of the best places to eat, drink and stay - in all price ranges; practical guidance on experiencing the unspoilt natural environment, from diving in the Red Sea to trekking and wildlife spotting, plus informed background on history, religion, art, politics and nature; and maps and plans for every region.

The Rough Guide to Tunisia

Author: Daniel Jacobs,Peter Morris

Publisher: Rough Guides

ISBN: 9781858287485

Category: Travel

Page: 503

View: 833

A comprehensive guide to North Africa's most popular destination, this text features coverage of the resorts - Hammamet, Sousse, Port el Kantaoui - and their beaches, with details of excursions, including trips to the Star Wars film set; recommendations of places to eat and stay for all budgets; accounts of all the sights; advice on getting around the country; and background on Tunisian history, culture and society, wildlife, and the country's passion for football.

The Rough Guide to India

Author: David Abram,Nick Edwards,Mike Ford,Daniel Jacobs,Shafik Meghji

Publisher: Rough Guides Limited

ISBN: 9781409366706

Category: Travel

Page: 1215

View: 1246

Provides advice on planning a trip to India, presents descriptions of the highlights in each part of the country, and offers information about restaurants, nightspots, shops, and lodging.

Lonely Planet South India & Kerala

Author: Lonely Planet

Publisher: Lonely Planet

ISBN: 1787012395

Category: Travel

Page: N.A

View: 2941

Lonely Planet: The world's leading travel guide publisher Lonely Planet South India & Kerala is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Explore ancient rock-cut shrines in Ajanta, cruise along the palm-fringed backwaters of Kerala, or fine-tune your bargaining skills at a bazaar in Hyderabad; all with your trusted travel companion. Get to the heart of South India and Kerala and begin your journey now! Inside Lonely Planet South India & Kerala Travel Guide: Colour maps and images throughout Highlights and itineraries help you tailor your trip to your personal needs and interests Insider tips to save time and money and get around like a local, avoiding crowds and trouble spots Essential info at your fingertips - hours of operation, phone numbers, websites, transit tips, prices Honest reviews for all budgets - eating, sleeping, sight-seeing, going out, shopping, hidden gems that most guidebooks miss Cultural insights give you a richer, more rewarding travel experience - history, cuisine, religion, architecture, wildlife, environment, bazaars, dance, music, painting, cinema, literature, festivals Covers Mumbai (Bombay), Maharashta, Goa, Karnataka, Bengaluru (Bangalore), Telangana, Andhra Pradesh, Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Chennai, Andaman Islands and more eBook Features: (Best viewed on tablet devices and smartphones) Downloadable PDF and offline maps prevent roaming and data charges Effortlessly navigate and jump between maps and reviews Add notes to personalise your guidebook experience Seamlessly flip between pages Bookmarks and speedy search capabilities get you to key pages in a flash Embedded links to recommendations' websites Zoom-in maps and images Inbuilt dictionary for quick referencing The Perfect Choice: Lonely Planet South India & Kerala , our most comprehensive guide to South India and Kerala, is perfect for both exploring top sights and taking roads less travelled. Looking for more extensive coverage? Check out Lonely Planet India guide for a comprehensive look at all the country has to offer. About Lonely Planet: Lonely Planet is a leading travel media company and the world's number one travel guidebook brand, providing both inspiring and trustworthy information for every kind of traveller since 1973. Over the past four decades, we've printed over 145 million guidebooks and phrasebooks for 120 languages, and grown a dedicated, passionate global community of travellers. You'll also find our content online, and in mobile apps, video, 14 languages, 12 international magazines, armchair and lifestyle books, ebooks, and more, enabling you to explore every day. Lonely Planet enables the curious to experience the world fully and to truly get to the heart of the places they find themselves, near or far from home. Follow us on Facebook (facebook.com/lonelyplanet), Twitter (@lonelyplanet), Instagram (Instagram.com/lonelyplanet) and Snapchat (@lonelyplanet). TripAdvisor Travelers' Choice Awards 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015 and 2016 winner in Favorite Travel Guide category 'Lonely Planet guides are, quite simply, like no other.' - New York Times 'Lonely Planet. It's on everyone's bookshelves; it's in every traveller's hands. It's on mobile phones. It's on the Internet. It's everywhere, and it's telling entire generations of people how to travel the world.' - Fairfax Media (Australia)

The Rough Guide to Cult Football

Author: Rough Guides

Publisher: Rough Guides UK

ISBN: 1405387963

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 280

View: 4551

The Rough Guide to Cult Football is the ultimate companion to the beautiful game. The only football book of its kind, it goes beyond the usual back page material to uncover the most amazing stories and unlikeliest personalities on Planet Football. It reveals the stories behind the mavericks and cult figures that make up the real heroes of the game - from cultured midfielders to jailbirds, drinkers to hard men, local legends to international wanderers. The Rough Guide to Cult Football looks at everything from special clubs - like the New York Cosmos and Berwick Rangers - to managers and football rivalries - from 'El Clásico' to the Faroe Islands derby, via an unusual roll-call of talent that stretches from Ferenc Puskas to Stan Bowles, Eric Cantona to Jose Chilavert and Garrincha to Perry Groves. It also recalls extraordinary games, from 'The Battle of Highbury' to underdog fixtures where the likes of Northern Ireland, Wimbledon and Dynamo Kiev overcame the might of Spain, Liverpool and the Nazis. Post-match analyses of football culture, ephemera, science and some strange statistics, complete this ultimate fiesta of football fun.

The Rough Guide to Goa

Author: David Abram

Publisher: Rough Guides Limited

ISBN: 9781858286983

Category: Goa (India : State)

Page: 358

View: 2285

The Rough Guide to Goa has detailed accounts of all the beaches, from sleepy fishing villages to luxury hotel complexes. There are reviews of the best places to stay, eat, drink and party, and comprehensive coverage of Goa's temples, churches and markets. There are also details on Goan wildlife, the neighbouring region of Karnataka, and practical advice on travelling through the region. Also includes an additional chapter on Mumbai (Bombay), thee transport hub of the area.

The Rough Guide to India

Author: Rough Guides

Publisher: Rough Guides

ISBN: 9780241243190

Category: Travel

Page: 480

View: 3921

"Thoroughly revised and revamped with expanded coverage for its tenth edition, The Rough Guide to India is the ultimate travel guide to one of the world's great travel destinations. From the majestic landscapes of the Himalayas to the tropical backwaters of Kerala, the Rough Guide covers this endlessly fascinating country in unparalleled depth, with crystal-clear mapping and stunning photography throughout. Rough Guides' team of experts bring you all the major headline sights, from the "Golden Triangle" of Delhi, Agra and Rajasthan to the beaches of Goa, and insider knowledge on new and off-the-beaten-track destinations, such as up-and-coming beach resorts and newly created wildlife reserves, with the most reliable background coverage available. You'll also find practical tips on the latest developments in this fast-changing destination, from the new e-Tourist visa programme (making it easier and cheaper to visit than ever before) to the explosion in B&Bs, home stays and hostels, the rise in adventure travel and even the incipient craft beer scene. Whether you're planning the holiday of a lifetime or a six-month backpacking adventure, The Rough Guide to India will ensure you don't miss a thing."

The Rough Guide to Cuba

Author: Rough Guides

Publisher: Rough Guides UK

ISBN: 0241298431

Category: Travel

Page: 512

View: 8599

From the crumbling colonial architecture of Havana to the vibrant party town of Santiago de Cuba, idiosyncratic Cuba offers limitless opportunities for exploration, and The Rough Guide to Cuba will ensure you don't miss a thing. This travel guide covers all of the big-hitting attractions - from the mogotes of Viñales to tecnicoloured Trinidad via the top scuba diving sights on the south coast - and unearths lesser-known gems across the island. In full-colour throughout, The Rough Guide to Cuba is having stunning photography and detailed maps, plus essential practical information on the latest visa requirements and how to get around. With expert, opinionated reviews on the best hotels, casa particulares, bars, shops and cigar lounges - plus coverage of the country's exciting new wave of restaurants - this in-depth guide will ensure you make the most of your time in Cuba.

The Rough Guide to Japan

Author: Jan Dodd,Simon Richmond

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 1405389265

Category: Travel

Page: 848

View: 7520

Perfectly navigate one of the world's most fascinating countries with the award-winning Rough Guide to Japan. This opinionated guide is packed with essential information on everything from the latest and best places to sleep, eat, party and shop to pointers on etiquette and sustainable travel. All the major and many off the beaten track sights are covered including tropical dives in Okinawa, mountain traverses across the Japan Alps and contemporary art exhibits on islands in the Inland Sea. Different sections introduce Japan's delicious regional cuisines, its dynamic pop culture including manga and anime, and its rich variety of festivals. Gain a richer understanding of the country through chapters on Japan's history, religions, arts, movies and music plus coverage of pressing environmental issues. There are maps of all the main tourist destinations, together with separate diagrams of Tokyo and Osaka's train and subway systems.

The Rough Guide to Sri Lanka

Author: Rough Guides

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 0241251273

Category: Travel

Page: 472

View: 8248

The Rough Guide to Sri Lanka is the most comprehensive and user-friendly guide to exploring this fascinating island country. Each chapter includes thoroughly researched travel information, hotel and restaurant listings, and thoughtful background on the environment, politics, culture, music and history, and a practical language guide ensures you can interact with locals. The full-color design combines glorious images to whet your appetite with a practical layout and dozens of accessible and accurate maps to guide you from the urban centers to the jungle, beaches and mountains. Make the most of your time with The Rough Guide to Sri Lanka.

The Rough Guide to First-Time Asia

Author: Lesley Reader,Lucy Ridout

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 1848368674

Category: Travel

Page: 352

View: 1156

The Rough Guide First-Time Asia tells you everything you need to know before you go to Asia, from visas and vaccinations to budgets and packing. It will help you plan the best possible trip, with advice on when to go and what not to miss, and how to avoid trouble on the road. You'll find insightful information on what tickets to buy, where to stay, what to eat, how to stay healthy and save money in Asia. The Rough Guide First-Time Asia includes insightful overviews of 21 Asian countries from Bhutan to Vietnam, Bangladesh to Thailand, highlighting the best places to visit with websites, clear maps, suggested reading and budget information. Be inspired by the 'things not to miss' section whilst useful contact details will help you plan your route. All kinds of advice and anecdotes from travellers who've been there and done it will make travelling stress-free. The Rough Guide First-Time Asia has everything you need to get your journey underway.

The Rough Guide to Argentina

Author: Danny Aeberhard,Andrew Benson,Rough Guides,Lucy Phillips

Publisher: Rough Guides

ISBN: 9781858285696

Category: Travel

Page: 800

View: 6758

The Rough Guide to Argentina is the ultimate guide to one of the world's most exciting countries. Features lively coverage of all the attractions of Buenos Aires, the scintillating capital city and vivid accounts of the spectacularly varied landscapes, from the jungles of Misiones to windswept Ushuaia, the world's southernmost town. Includes comprehensive reviews of the best places to stay, eat and drink, in every region and budget, as well as informative background on Argentinian history and culture, including the birth of tango, the rise of Perón and the religion of football.

The Rough Guide to Colombia

Author: Rough Guides

Publisher: Rough Guides UK

ISBN: 0241246792

Category: Travel

Page: 416

View: 7749

Brand new for 2015, The Rough Guide to Colombia provides in-depth, expert coverage of one of South America's fastest-growing destinations. Get the lowdown on street art in Bogotá and colonial architecture in Cartagena, stay on a working finca in the emerald green hills of the Zona Cafetera or hike through pristine jungle to reach a remote white sand beach in Tayrona National Park. Packed full of practical information on getting around and where to stay and eat, The Rough Guide to Colombia has more than 50 full-colour maps, along with suggested itineraries and regional highlights. The Rough Guide to Colombia authors have explored the mysterious tombs of Tierradentro, been white-water rafting in San Gil, trekked to Ciudad Perdida, the "lost city" of the Indigenous Tairona, and soaked up salsa in Cali and Barranquilla so you can too. Or follow in the footsteps of Gabriel García Márquez, dive in Caribbean reefs off Providencia and motor along jungle-smothered waterways in the Amazon. Make the most of your trip with The Rough Guide to Colombia.

The Rough Guide to Laos

Author: Rough Guides

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 0241326206

Category: Travel

Page: 328

View: 1697

This in-depth coverage of Laos's attractions, sights, and restaurants takes you to the most rewarding spots-from the historic streets of Luang Prabang, to seeing Pha That Luang in Vientiane or the Plain of Jars in the northeast, to hiking and exploring Vang Vieng-and stunning color photography brings the nation to life. The locally based Rough Guides author team introduces the best places to stop and explore, and provides reliable insider tips on topics such as driving the roads, taking walking tours, or visiting local landmarks. You'll find special coverage of history, art, architecture, and literature, and detailed information on the best markets and shopping for each area in this fascinating country. The Rough Guide to Laos also unearths the best restaurants, nightlife, and places to stay, from backpacker hostels to riverfront villas and boutique hotels, and color-coded maps feature every sight and listing. Make the most of your time with The Rough Guide to Laos.

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