Between the Malabar and Coromandel Coast lie the Southern states of India, once collectively known as Dravida, derived from the Sanskrit word drava (sea). Journey through swaying palm tress and lush waterways, snake shrines and tea plantations shrouded in mist - these visual treats are just a few examples of what South India has to offer. Explore an enchanted mosaic of shore temples, spice markets, painted dancers and Kalari martial artists. South India, A Mosaic, will evoke powerful sensations of a distinctly magical land, steeped in a wealth of traditions and a dynamic history; an inspiration for people across the world.
About the Author:
About the Photographer Melba Levick has done over 50 photography books on travel, design, architecture and gardens in Europe, the Americas and India. Her work has been exhibited and appears frequently in magazines worldwide. Her two most recent books on India are India Sublime, Princely Palaces of Rajasthan and Indiacolor. As a result of these works, she was awarded best photographer on India-Worldwide for 2009 by the Indian Ministry of Tourism. About the Author Ameeta Nanji is of Indian origin, and was born in Kenya. She has travelled extensively across India. Throughout her career, she has held number positions related to the arts. In addition to her current writing career, she is a student and teacher of yoga. She lives in Venice, California.
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