Catherine McMaster attempts to determine whether and to what extent the unique lifestyle of the Todas has been affected with the influx of modernity and how the Toda people themselves react to these inevitable changes.
Catherine McMaster who reviews the book The Newlyweds, which explores a marriage of convenience between a Bangladeshi woman and her American man and the dilemmas thrown up in a cross-cultural relationship, opines that the narrative is hampered by the lack of descriptions and poetic language.
One of the many attractions in India are the festivals. One cannot come to India and not be a spectator or involved in some type of festivity.
First impressions are very important. To describe my first impressions of India I will use three words; dirty, noisy, smelly. Such a description hardly lends itself to an appealing image. But as usual with first impressions, they can often be misleading.