The Golden Temple of the Sikh Religion in Amritsar

  • Posted on: 30 March 2009
  • By: Aline Dobbie

For many years I have known that to write about India without visiting the Punjab and its great icon The Golden Temple, holy place of the Sikh Religion, was missing out on something very important to millions of Indian people not only in India but also in the Indian diaspora.Graham and I took the Shatabdhi to Amritsar in February 2009.

No wild tiger is safe in India

  • Posted on: 1 June 2007
  • By: Aline Dobbie

These were the words of Belinda Wright spoken to me on the telephone from Delhi.

Tiger Magic

  • Posted on: 1 September 2005
  • By: Aline Dobbie

Leaning out from the Jeep, looking down at the very fresh pug marks of a tiger made the hair on my neck stand up. I looked around as the peacock continued his shrill alarm. The sambar too was 'belling' and alerting the jungle that tiger was on the move; I chanced to look behind and there she was, a wonderful tigress crossing the track about thirty feet away!