Tuesday, April 10, 2012

Book Launch Invite!

Invite you to the launch of
By Rishad Saam Mehta
on Saturday, 14th April 2012 between 12 and 2 p.m. at
Classic Corner Building, next to Holy Family Hospital, Hill Road, Bandra West,Mumbai 400050

The Event:
Mrs Heena Munshaw of Beacon Holidays will be in conversation with Rishad. Beacon Holidays is a destination marketing company based in Mumbai (Bombay), India, established in 1996.

About the book:
On Rishad Saam Mehta’s journeys — and as a travel writer and all-round road-trip junkie, he’s been on many — there’s a particular thing he noticed. There’s not a highway, road or dirt track in India where you can’t find a cup of chai whenever you want it. And with those cuppas come encounters and incidents that make travelling in India a fascinating adventure. In this riveting book, which includes stories of honey- and saffron-infused tea shared with a shepherd in Kashmir, and a strong brew that revives the author after almost getting lynched by an irate mob in Kerala, Rishad takes you across the length and breadth of India, from Manali to Munnar, from the Rann of Kutch to Khajuraho, with a wonderful combination of wit, sensitivity and insight.

The Author:
Rishad Saam Mehta Rishad Saam Mehta graduated as an electronic engineer from Bombay University and is a travel writer and photographer. He lives in Mumbai and is especially fond of road trips, adventure sports, history and food, all of which tend to feature in his travel stories.

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