New waves: make a break for the ‘crown jewel’ of India’s surf scene in Tamil Nadu

Tourism to Mahabalipuram once focused on its temples but visitors to this south-east Indian town now come to ride the waves – and it’s producing local surf champions of its own, too

Coffee houses, Kali and palaces in India – in pictures

Chris Schalkx captures three different sides of India – its culture, history and religion

Train dreams: scenes from the Visakha Express, India – in pictures

A hint of Hitchcock’s Strangers on a Train and lush landscapes captured Madhu Kalyan’s eye in our weekly look at people’s travels through three Instagram images

Chadar, India: The end of the Ice Road – in pictures

A project to document communities undergoing irreversible change took these authors to the frozen Zanskar river, which connects Ladakh and Zanskar in northern India.