The Star of India: “Letters From Asia”

Before traveling to Southeast Asia to research The Star of India, I was asked by my Sisters in Crime chapter to write a series of “Letters from Asia” for our newsletter. It proved an invaluable opportunity to capture my impressions while they were still fresh, unpolished and vivid.

Hong Kong: Into the Fire, mist and mystery (PDF)
Kolkata, India (PDF)
East Bengal: Journey into a princely kingdom (PDF)
Jaipur and Agra: Monuments to power and love (PDF)
Aurangabad: Monuments to the gods (PDF)
Kerala: God’s own country (PDF)
Vietnam and Laos: What war? (PDF)
Up the Mekong: Into the Fire (PDF)
Thailand: Golden Triangle (PDF)
Yunnan: Hawaii of China (PDF)

Cooch Behar Palace, Cooch Behar, India
Cooch Behar Palace, Cooch Behar, India