'The Rough Guide to South India' is the essential handbook to this fascinating region. The guide opens with a full colour section introducing the region's highlights with some inspirational photography and essential information on the region's diverse attractions, from enjoying an ayurvedic massage to exploring the ruins at Hampi. 'The Rough Guide' offers comprehensive and practical advice on everything from finding the best places to stay and the most comfortable means of transport, to spotting elephants in the Cardamon Hills and negotiating Mumbai. The guide also provides a lucid and informative insight into South India's history, religions, architecture, music and dance. There are also maps and plans for every region and town.With the exception of the swish arcades in the five-star hotels, 2 prices compare surprisingly well with other Indian cities. In the larger shops, ^ rates are fixed and credit cards are often accepted; elsewhere, particularly ro dealing with street- vendors, it pays to haggle. ... The ^. city features a number of swish modern shopping centres, including Indiaa#39;s alt;Q largest, Crossroads, at 28 Pandit MM Rd near theanbsp;...
|Author||:||David Abram, Rough Guides (Firm), Nick Edwards|
|Publisher||:||Rough Guides - 2003|