In the south Indian state of Karnataka, pristine backwaters lie untouched, dotted with sleepy hamlets, and the seaside beaches and fertile hill country remain equally undiscovered.
Unveiled this month, Mumbai’s 400,000sqm new Terminal 2 hosts India’s largest museum – complete with 7,000 works and a 3.5km mural.
Once home to gun-brandishing bandit gangs, India’s National Chambal Sanctuary is a wicked wilderness full of crocodiles that can overturn boats and incredibly agile blind dolphins.
In this video from the BBC archive, intrepid explorer Bruce Parry visits the remote Himalayas and is adopted by a proud people who inhabit a world of shamans and ritual sacrifice.
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