Journeys in India

Journeys in India

An innovative travel highlighting India's unique culture, history, architecture, and wildlife. Bill Ball explores both small villages and giant metropolises to explain the diverse culture, the fascinating traditions, and the wonderful people that make up India.

All Past Episodes

South India: Land of Superlatives

26:41 | #213 | TV-G

Two of the greatest ancient monuments in the world in South India-Hampi and Konark are explored.

Calcutta: City of Living History

26:40 | #212 | TV-G

Gardens, buildings, and museums are explored in Calcutta, the former capital of British India.

Ahmedabad: Land of Gandhi

26:40 | #211 | TV-G

Bill explores the land Gandhi called home and in the process, learns about the man himself.

Panna: Land of the Dhole

26:40 | #210 | TV-G

The endangered canines known as Asiatic Dog or Dhole have rarely been captured on camera.

Bhavnagar: Land of Surprises

26:42 | #209 | TV-G

The Jain Temples of Palitana, a kingdom lost to history and a lagoon with flamingoes are featured.

Nagarhole and Bandipur: The Southern Paradise of India

26:40 | #208 | TV-G

These two national parks have some of the most diverse wildlife found on the Indian subcontinent.

Mysore: The Rebel Kingdom

26:41 | #207 | TV-G

The history and fables that surround the controversial rebel leader Tipu Sultan are explored.

Central India: Land of Pilgrimages

26:40 | #206 | TV-G

Explore the legendary Khajuraho and its carved temples and the Holy City of Varanasi.

Gujarat: Land of Extremes

26:40 | #205 | TV-G

Unique big game exists side-by-side with some of the most talented craftsmen in the world in Gujarat.

Jaisalmer: India's Hidden Gem

26:40 | #204 | TV-G

History, architecture, unique cultural groups, and resilient wildlife are explored in Jaisalmer.

Kazaringa: Land of Giants

26:40 | #203 | TV-G

Elephants, buffalos, and rhinos are found in large numbers in Kazaringa National Park in India.

Jodhpur: India's Queen of the Desert

26:40 | #202 | TV-G

Giant forts, impressive palaces, and the story of a legendary royal hero are highlighted in Jodhpur.

Great Caves of Ajanta and Ellora

26:40 | #201 | TV-G

The Hindu, Buddhist, and Jain caves of Ajanta and Ellora contain some of the most beautiful carvings and paintings found in Asia.

Old and New Delhi, A City of Contrasts

26:38 | #113 | TV-G

Journey through the capital of India and visit the tomb of Humayun and the National Gandhi Museum.

Tamil Nadu: Chennai, Pondicherry and Much More

26:40 | #112 | TV-G

Bill visits Chennai's Fort St. George and the Fort Museum. He explores Sao Tome Basilica, the ancient port city of Mahabalipuram, and the Descent of Ganga.

Kathmandu and Chitwan National Park

26:40 | #111 | TV-G

Bill explores Nepal, tours the city of Kathmandu, flies around Mount Everest, and searches for tigers from the back of an elephant in Chitwan.

Gir: The Last Refuge of the Lion

26:40 | #110 | TV-G

Bill tracks a lion, spotted deer, owls, and parrots in the desert of Gujurat and meets a local dance group who is preserving the traditional dances of the area people.

Mumbai & Goa

26:40 | #109 | TV-G

Bill tells Mumbai's rich history is told through two of its most famous inhabitants, Gandhi and Kipling, and heads to the coastal paradise of Goa.

Bangalore and Ooty

26:40 | #108 | TV-G

Visit Cubbon Park and Lal Bagh Gardens and explore the city's markets, nightlife, and architecture. Bill visits the "Queen of the Hill Stations" Ooty, where he tours the plantations, rides the historic narrow-gauge railroad, and visits the Stone House.

The Land of Rudyard Kipling: Kanha and Bandhavgarh National Parks

26:40 | #107 | TV-G

Bill steps back into Rudyard Kipling's wild world while exploring Kanha and Bandhavgarh National Parks, the inspiration for The Jungle Book and many other tales.

Agra and Its Environs

26:40 | #106 | TV-G

Tour the Agra Fort and learn its role in the incredible history behind the Taj Mahal's construction. Bill goes to Fatehpur Sikri, a former Mughal capital, which was created of red sandstone and displays the influence of its Hindu and Mughal roots.

The Far North: Amritsar, Shimla and Manali

26:39 | #105 | TV-G

Explore the Golden Temple, the centerpiece of the city of Amritsar, and the British influenced town of Shimla. Bill visits the resort area of Manali.

Kerala

26:40 | #104 | TV-G

Cruise the backwaters of Kerala, explore the cities of Cochin and Kozhikode, attend a local theatre performance, and see a local festival.

The Wildlife of Rajastan: Ranthambore and Keoladeo National Park

26:40 | #103 | TV-G

Encounter the tiger along with sambar and blue bull, wild boar, and langur monkey at Ranthambore National Park. Board a rickshaw and join your guide as he explores Keoladeo National Park, known for its abundant bird life.

Hyderabad: The Lake City

26:40 | #102 | TV-G

Discover the amazing history of this ancient city through its religion, royal lineage, architecture, and art. Bill buys souvenirs like a pro and takes a look at the high-tech and movie industries.

India's Natural Beauties: Udaipur and Jaipur

26:40 | #101 | TV-G

The majestic City Palace, the Garden of the Maids of Honor, the Pink City, the Palace of Winds, and the Amber Fort are explored.

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