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Published by Overlook TP .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • 20th Century Description And Travel,
  • Travel - Foreign,
  • Travel,
  • Asia - India,
  • Essays & Travelogues,
  • Travel / General

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages266
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8129695M
ISBN 100879518685
ISBN 109780879518684

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Travels to my Elephant is a race across India to save Asia’s last remaining elephants from extinction. With fabulous journeys in and why not join the next adventure and be part of this odyssey to protect the Asian elephant. Started on a whim and pursued with a passion, modern-day adventurer Mark Shand's remarkable journey through India on the back of a year-old elephant named Tara covered miles, from the Bay of Bengal to the world's largest elephant bazaar at Sonepur on the d from a life of begging, Tara, scrawny and mistreated, was transformed through Shand's tender attention and care on 4/5(1). His book Travels on My Elephant became a bestseller and won the Travel Writer of the Year Award at the British Book Awards in He was the chairman of Elephant Family, a wildlife foundation, which he co-founded in Family, education and marriage. Shand was born on 28 June , as the son Born: Mark Roland Shand, 28 June , London, England. Travels On My Elephant By Mark Shand. The Man Who Saw the Sun By Makarand Sathe. Sunita De Souza Goes to Sydney and Other Stories By Roanna Gonsalves. She Goes to War By Rashmi Saksena. March Weaving Water By Ajeet Cour. Manspotting By Ritu Bhatia. February The Haunted Horse By Rudyard Kipling. A Time for All Things By Ruskin Bond.

By Sridhi Dash. Title: Travels on my Elephant: An Indian Journey Author: Mark Shand Publisher: Penguin Books, Colonial travel narratives by Thomas Coryate and Sir Thomas Roe have generated a cultural understanding of fantastic animals like elephants in India. Mark had written the best-selling book Travels on my Elephant about his mile trip across India on the back of a 30 year old elephant, Tara. Inspired by Mark’s book, the NGO launched a unique awareness and fund raising initiative, Travels to my Elephant. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.   Travels to my Elephant, inspired by Elephant Family's late and great founder Mark Shand and his bestselling book, was a magnificent series of events throughout which started on .