Melanie Blake is a writer and editor who developed a deep interest in fiction from Asia during a three-year stint in India. She has canoed, kayaked, sailed, trekked and cycled down or along rivers ranging from the Hudson to the Dordogne to the Indus.
Working on a series of essays about travelling with my sister.Memorable Moment
Visiting the Golden Temple in Punjab during Diwali celebrations. The atmosphere was both festive and reverent, and the view of the temple shimmering on the lake was spectacular.