31 MAY 2020
Romantic Road – an epic drive across rural India with Rupert and Jan Grey – a webinar on 3 June
A webinar from the Royal Society for Asian Affairs – click here to register
Watch the film of an improbable journey. Rupert and Jan Grey meet tea-wallahs and maharajahs, dodge tribal conflicts and battle with border officials. Their destination: the biennial Chobi Mela festival in Bangladesh run by world renowned activist and photographer Shahidul Alam.
After registering you will receive a link to the complete film*. You can see the trailer now:
The webinar will be an opportunity to talk to Rupert and Jan Grey about this remarkable trip. Q&A will be moderated by Sophie Ibbotson.
Sophie is a tourism and economic development consultant and writer with an interest in emerging destinations and post-conflict zones and a member of the RSAA Council.
She is the founder of Maximum Exposure Ltd, the author of five Bradt Travel Guides, and Uzbekistan’s Ambassador for Tourism. She also once drove a tuk-tuk from Darjeeling to Bishkek, but that’s another story…