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India is located in South Asia and has the world’s second largest population of 1.2 billion people. India’s diverse culture includes four different world religions, and is considered one of the fastest growing major economies. Travel in India is varied with mountain, jungle, beach and desert locations. A top destination is New Delhi, a home to numerous national institutions, museums and landmarks like the Taj Mahal.

Driving in New Delhi, India.

A Tiger in Your Tank: On the Road in India (Humor)

Traveling in India can be an unexpected and wild ride.

The Queen and I: A Visit to Gir Forest National Park

A visit to India's Gir National Park leads to an awe-inspiring encounter with the queen of the jungle.
In the Ganges for Kumbh Mela. Photo by Rafaela Schneider

Kumbh Mela: Religion, the Ganges and Robbery

Kumbh Mela is one of the largest religious festivals in the world, where Hindu pilgrims flock to the Ganges to have their sins cleansed.

Bollywood Babe: Mumbai Movie-Making

I was looking for an inside view of Bollywood, but this wasn't what I expected.
Cox's Bazar near the Bakkhali River Estuary. Photo by Flickr/eutrophication&hypoxia

Beaches of Bakkhali: West Bengal, India

With fields draped in yellow sunflower blossoms running parallel to the white sandy beaches, Bakkhali is different from the traditional sea side resort.
Travel in India. Indian street food

Discover India One Cliché at a Time

Forget the India you think you know. Here’s a guide to what you should and shouldn't expect in India.
12 Days in an Indian Monastery

The Price of Enlightenment: 12 Days in an Indian Monastery

When the sweating slows and the fever burns off, hopefully you’ll realize that smiling makes breathing easier.

Horn Please: Braving Travel in India

Driving in India is certainly not for the fainthearted.
Camel safari in India: Best Travel Experience in India

Go West, Young Paco: Indian Camel Safari

The stink may not be a factor, but a horny adolescent camel can make a desert journey memorable.
On the Pinadari Glacier Trek in the Himalayas. Photo by Dan Gowanlock

Pindari Glacier Trek: Simplicity in the Himalayas

The Pindari Glacier Trek covers 58 miles of steep terrain in the Kumoan Himalayan region in Uttaranchal, India. Offering spectacular views of the high peaks of Nanda Devi and Nanda Kot, the trek draws travelers seeking a challenge, peaceful silence and natural beauty.
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Bibi Ka Maqbara: India’s Mini-Taj Mahal

Like the original, this replica of India's most famous structure is a monument of love.

Children of India: A Volunteer Vacation

Hear the songs of the lost children who have found a home in this Indian community.
Train travel in India

A Lesson In Patience: Train Travel in India

When traveling by rail in India, it helps to know the rules.
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Video: Kerala, India – A Tropical Paradise

A state in South India on the Malabar coast, Kerala is known as God's own country -- and for good reason.

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