Places to See in South Asia

South Asia covers India, Pakistan, Afghanistan and Sri Lanka.

This is a region that’s experienced explosive growth since the mid 90’s in some regions, while others have languished. Even in the countries that have developed more quickly, there’s still a huge gap between the rich and the poor.

These articles cover my travels for work (mostly) in South Asia.

Click the headline to read the full article and, if you’ve travelled in these parts, leave us a comment with your experiences.

My First Trip to India

by Martin Malden

Gateway to India

This incident dates back to 1995. Things have changed a bit since then, but this is my recollection from one evening in Delhi, during my first trip there. Four of us had almost completed a project in India, and all except me were leaving. I was staying to do some final proof-reading and editing. After […]

Delhi to Chandigarh By Train

by Martin Malden

Taj Mahal, India

I’d arrived in Delhi from Hong Kong at 1:00 am, grabbed a couple of hours sleep and was standing on the platform at Delhi Railway station by 6:30, when the train was supposed to leave. Only to be listening to announcement after announcement explaining that trains from various locations were delayed. By several hours, in […]