Chasing The Monsoon: A Modern Pilgrimage Through India Abridged ed Edition is a compelling travelogue by Alexander Frater that takes the reader on an astonishing journey of India in pursuit of its beautiful summer monsoon.
Summary Of The Book
Alexander Frater’s Chasing The Monsoon: A Modern Pilgrimage Through India Abridged Edition is a travelogue wherein the author relates his two-month’s journey through India. Frater is anxious to follow monsoon and observe its impact on the surroundings. He follows his dreams and pursues his goal while traveling through India.
With his sole aim to pursue monsoon, this adventurous author travels from Bangkok, Thai-Malaysian border, Rangoon, to Akyab in Burma. He loves to follow the monsoon, at times staying behind it and at times staying ahead of it. His adventures form a fascinating narrative filled with exotic experiences of an ambitious and charmingly romantic traveler.
Frater begins his journey in India in 1987 to witness the most astonishing meteorological event, the Indian monsoon. He chases the summer monsoon from the burst of India near the southernmost tip of Trivandrum, through Calcutta, Delhi, and to a remote hill town located on the Bangladeshi border. In Chasing The Monsoon: A Modern Pilgrimage Through India Abridged Edition, Frater exposes that the Indian summer monsoon envelops the country by 20th May with two arms, one from the west and the other from the east, and these get united around the 10th of July over central India.
He explores the impact of the extraordinary phenomenon of the Indian summer monsoon and in Chasing The Monsoon: A Modern Pilgrimage Through India Abridged Edition captures the immense effect of nature over Indian people’s lives and culture.
About Alexander Frater
Alexander Frater is a famous writer known for his travel books.
Besides Chasing The Monsoon: A Modern Pilgrimage Through India, Frater has authored several other books. These are Beyond The Blue Horizon, Next Exit Magic Kingdom: Florida Accidentally Revised Edition, Tales from the Torrid Zone: Travels in the Deep Tropics Reprint Edition, and The Balloon Factory.
Alexander Frater is a journalist and travel writer. He has worked as a writer with The New Yorker and has also worked with The London Observer as chief travel correspondent.
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An exciting look at India through a different lens
1 Feb, 2012
A wonderful read for any traveler.
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20 Apr, 2018
Chase the monsoon!
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12 Dec, 2016
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