The third earliest civilisation of the Orient, the country of Brahmans and sages, discoverer of astrology and yoga, and the fastest growing economy in the world today. The land of spicy spices, sacred cows, philosophical treatises and ancient body practices, and at the same time the new Silicon Valley, home to leading venture capital funds and large-scale technology clusters. Here centuries-old traditions are honored and quantum leaps in information technology are made, the secrets of ancient craftsmen and create art that is in demand on the global art market. These outlandish combinations have made traveling to India a new trend.
— how many thousands of steps it takes to climb the ancient well of Chand-Baori to reach the water;
— what IT giant city is called “Asia’s Silicon Valley”;
— why Indians sprinkle black salt on fruit and even desserts;
— which mausoleum became the prototype of the famous Taj Mahal;
— how to make friends with an elephant.