India & Asia (3 galleries)

Steeped in history and entwined in mystery, India is an intoxicating mixture of culture, customs, colour and chaos. A visitor's senses are assaulted from the outset and this is unremitting. India is also a paradox: dynamic State hurtling through the 21st century at break-neck pace, while simultaneously refusing to relinquish ancient traditions and beliefs. Economic and technological proliferation sits cheek by jowl with grinding poverty and rural and tribal ways of life that have seen minimal...
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