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Mumbai: A City of Class Divide

Mumbai is a city laden with class divide. An American photographer, through drone photography, has brought into clear focus the stark divide between the rich and poor in India’s financial capital. An Urban Jungle On his official website, Miller describes … Continue reading

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Plastics and our Future

Kudos to National Geographic for its stunner of an issue on plastics and the environmental harms they cause. As this latest report and many other recent stories make clear, we are drowning in plastics. Bits of plastic have been found … Continue reading

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Rail Tourism in India and Pakistan (from the site of Salman Rashid)

Railways is among the more enduring legacies of the British Raj in the subcontinent. There is virtually an inexhaustible body of extremely interesting lore and history of the building of this great system of transportation discussed in a few excellent books and … Continue reading

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Tourism Planning: Some Thoughts

The nature and scope of tourism planning continues to be primary and in its infancy, because most government officials and tourism industry practitioners harbour their own definitions and parameters of the task. Tourism planning is multi-dimensional and is purposely integrative.The … Continue reading

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