ForbesTraveler has a neat article about 25 fantastic yet overlooked travel destinations in India, like Orange County, India (yes - you've read that right):
There are no over-privileged teenagers in India's OC. Instead this wilderness region located in Karnataka has the largest concentration of Asiatic elephants in the world: around 30,000. The area is also a sanctuary for eco-lodge loving celebrities like Goldie Hawn and Richard Gere. "There have been very progressive environmental advances. The noisy diesel jeeps used for safari have been replaced by silent battery operated vehicles that don't disturb the wildlife," says Ghanashayam.
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