About the Book
Where Camels Dance and Cows Wander: An Indian Odyssey is a travelogue like no other. Through gorgeous, full-color photography and insightful narration, this large format book immerses you head-first in the colors, sights, and culture of the planet’s most fascinating country. Adam Taylor Smith paints a vivid portrait of his four-month journey across India, leading readers on an unforgettable adventure through a modernizing country that remains firmly rooted in ancient tradition. You see the astonishing things that he sees, meet the incredible people that he meets, and receive an honest account of what it’s like to be a foreigner traveling through India. From the austere spirituality of his time in a meditation retreat, to the glamor of his work as a Bollywood extra, the author captures his remarkable experiences in a way that will keep you turning page after page. This is storytelling at its evocative best.
Adam Taylor Smith is a rising talent in the field of travel writing. Since 2009 he has maintained the acclaimed travel blog www.adamthetraveler.com, where he has vividly documented his adventures in South America, Asia, North Africa, and the Middle East. Born and raised in Virginia, he calls Washington D.C. home when not journeying through foreign lands.