Stunning visual tour of Southern India’s temples accompanied by engaging descriptions, now on Kobo

Richard Brown’s latest BrownBeat guide reaches new audience

Online PR News – 27-April-2012 – Taipei, Taiwan – Taipei, Taiwan, 26 April 2012 – MetaPlume, the innovative e-publishing company that excels in publishing eBooks on niche topics, has published Richard Brown’s second guide to travel in India, ‘BrownBeat Guide to Talakad, Somanathapur, Tirumakudalu Narasipur and Nanjangund’ on Kobo.
The eBook serves as an inclusive travel guide about the obscure ancient temples in Talakad, Somanathapur, Tirumakudalu Narasipur, and Nanjangud which are located less than 200km from Bangaluru. The polished writing reveals the author’s enchantment with the myths, mystery, history and culture that bound the little-known temples.
The eBook features a collection of photographs of these ancient wonders and the breathtaking beauty of the surrounding countryside. A wonderful read for the armchair traveler, this eBook also recommends a weekend tour, providing information on travel methods, accommodation, food and more.
‘BrownBeat Guide to Talakad, Somanathapur, Tirumakudalu Narasipur and Nanjangund’ is now available to read on multiple devices such as smartphones, tablets, computers, e-readers and now also Kobo readers at
About the author
Richard Brown is Vice President of International Marketing for VIA Technologies, Inc., one of the world’s leading providers of PC silicon chip technologies and platform solutions, and has worked in the global high-tech industry for over two decades.

A native of the UK, Richard holds a Bachelor degree in Chinese Modern History and Politics from the University of Westminster, London, and speaks Mandarin fluently having lived and worked in Taiwan since 1986. He is married to Jen Jen, and has two daughters, Isobel and Rebecca.

During the course of his career, Richard has traveled extensively in China, India, South East Asia, North America, and Europe, and has recounted many of his experiences on his blog at

In addition to the BrownBeat Photo Companion to Hampi, Richard also wrote Small is Beautiful: Ten Years of Mini-ITX.
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