The already long list of places associated with the Ramayana continues to proliferate. New Hanuman statues try to outdo the old in size, theme parks add another way in which the story first told by Valmiki is introduced to the young. The old bard may not have known much about geography, but he certainly seems responsible today for creating a lot of it.
Srinath Perur writes about travel, books and science.
This article first appeared in Geo Magazine