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DetailsRated amongst the top luxury train journeys in the world, the Palace on Wheels gives you a wonderful introduction to the land of the Maharajas. It takes you for a journey into the glorious past of the ever enchanting state of Rajasthan.The book describes the splendid and enchanting royal journey through the bygone era of the erstwhile Maharajas aboard the Palace on Wheels. Elephant rides, shopping in the famous bazaars of Jaipur, dining at the palace hotels, discovering the latticed havelis, camel rides on sand dunes, visiting royal palaces, exploring the magnificent forts are the rich and varied experiences captured beautifully in the book.ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Dharmendar Kanwar - Works: 19 works in 71 publications in 5 languages and 1,147 library holdings. Genres: Guidebooks Pictorial works Biography History Tours Cookbooks Roles: Author, Editor, Contributor. Writing is a full-time activity for Dharmendar Kanwar but she is equally involved with heritage conservation. In an illustrious 25-year career, her contribution to the promotion of Rajasthan's art and architectural heritage was recognized in no small measure by the grant of the Maharaja Vishan Singh Award for her contribution to the field of Travel & Tourism (2012). She was also awarded as the Best Travel Writer (English) in 1993-94 by the Government of Rajasthan..Among her many publications are two biographies of the celebrated Rajmata Gayatri Devi of Jaipur - Enduring Grace and The Last Queen of Jaipur. Other titles to her credit include Rajasthan, Jaipur, The Jewel of Rajasthan, Delhi-Agra-Jaipur, Colourful Rajasthan, Jaipur: 10 Easy Walks, Temples of Jaipur, Palace on Wheels, Royal Rajasthan on Wheels, Hadauti: The Unexplored Rajasthan, Chittorgarh: The Braveheart of Rajputana and Rambagh Palace.Dharmendar Kanwar is a much awarded travel writer who began writing professionally soon after her graduation. She has done scripts for television documentaries and contributed stories and photographs to almost all the major magazines and newspapers in the country. She has worked extensively with Rajasthan Tourism, for whom she has produced several award-winning brochures and books.Dharmendar is also the author of the Times of India Jaipur Food Guide since 2012. Dharmendar was closely associated with Rajmata Gayatri Devi and is Managing Trustee of Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh Benevolent Trust, a charitable Trust started by the late Rajmata. She is also Convenor of the Jaipur Chapter of INTACH.
SKU Code PRK B 6295 Weight in Kg 0.2000 Brand Bookwomb Dispatch Period in Days 3 ISBN No. 9788172345402 Author Name Text: DHARMENDAR KANWAR. Photographs: Robert A Huber Publisher Name PRAKASH BOOKS