Synopses & Reviews
This is the finest travel writing: Anne Mustoe's phenomenal journey is full of rich experiences and enlightening incidents. Beginning in Kathmandu in Nepal and ending in the tranquil town of Kandy in Sri Lanka, her journey follows in the path of The Ramayana's characters, Rama, Sita and Hanuman. The book is packed with anecdotes and beautifully written episodes of her marvelous adventures. It is a delight for aspirant and seasoned travelers alike and, with the Indian subcontinent as the focus of the book, the spiritual aspects of her travels are explored in detail - as is the breath taking scenery. Featuring a map of her route and her own photographs, this is a story with humor, keen observation and the relish of the open road.
A man praying to the Hindu monkey-god, Hanuman, at a roadside shrine in India inspires a bicycle journey across the entire sub-continent. Anne Mustoe follows the path of Rama, Sita and Hanuman - characters from the Sanskrit epic, the "Ramayana" - from Kathmandu in Nepal to Kandy in Sri Lanka.