Word CloudA River of Life

The word cloud below was initially generated by TagCrowd, but rearranged and re-coloured to resemble the Indian national flag. Unsurprisingly, 'India' was the most frequent word in the book. Also unsurprisingly, the other common words (in green) are almost all related to travel. Clearly 'bus' and 'train' were more common ways to get around than 'rickshaw' and 'autorickshaw'. 'People' and 'city' were common words, fitting in the context of my travels, and 'temple' is naturally very prominent. Interesting that 'Delhi' is the only city to make it into the word cloud, and that the cardinal direction 'south' is more frequent than 'north'.

There are word clouds for two of my other books elsewhere on the website, one in the Delhi Deadlines section, the other in the Virtually section.

almost already around asked autorickshaw book boys century coming dark Delhi driver English enough eyes face fact finally front give hands head hill hours Indian journey land later leave life line looking main making mind minutes moment name north open outside past perhaps quite rickshaw river room seems south stand taken taking tamil things told traffic wanted words world years


along although away bus city country far going man people road something streets temple tourist town train travel water

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Sheldon's account of his overland travels around India, A River of Life, is available for purchase now. Buy the e-book from Amazon.com or Amazon.co.uk, or the paperback from Amazon.com or Amazon.co.uk (also available in other countries, search Amazon for more information).

The first instalment, A River of Life, Book 1: Travels in the North, is available separately (e-book format only) via Amazon.co.uk or Amazon.com. The second instalment, A River of Life, Book 2: A Tour of the South, is available via Amazon.co.uk or Amazon.com.


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