Countries in Pictures – Travel Talk Series - INDIA by Mr. Vincent WONG
Countries in Pictures – Travel Talk Series
Traveling to world’s ancient countries through talks and rich collections of pictures
INDIA by Mr. Vincent WONG
India is vast country with a rich history of more than 5,000 years. Classified as a sub-continent, it is the seventh largest country by area with a very interesting geological history and diverse landscape. With 1.42 billion people, India has just surpassed China to be the most populous country in the world and in terms of human genetic diversity second only to Africa. The sub-continent is also the birthplace for 4 religions, namely Hinduism, Jainism, Buddhism and Sikhism, which enriched its culture and also have profound influence in Asia as well as the world. India had been invaded by foreign countries and colonized but able to reemerge today as a major world power. The talk will try to provide some background information for travelers interested to visit this incredible and scenic country.
Testimonials from participants of previous travel talks and study tours led by Vincent:
“I have learnt a lot on this subject!”
“Very comprehensive indeed. Thanks!”
“Very useful guide for my future trip!”
”Now what I have seen makes much more sense. Thank you!”
About the Speaker
Mr. Vincent WONG
‧ Graduated from HKU in physical Geography 1971
‧ MD Jardine Transport Services Group 1971-2000
‧ MD Kerry Logistics Group 2000-2009
‧ Fellow Chartered Institute of Transport and Logistics
‧ Fellow Chartered Institute of Shipbrokers
‧ Lecturing Logistics as Adjunct Associate Professor at CUHK and Professor of Practice at PolyU.
‧ Visited over 100 countries including Antarctica, Iraq, Iran, Jordan, Georgia, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Madagascar, Namibia, Botswana, Ethiopia, Iceland, Mexico, Galapagos, Mauritius, Easter Island, Chile, Ecuador, Canary Island, Azores Island plus many places in China such as Inner Mongolia and Qinghai. Acted as organiser and tour leader in many trips.
‧ Give talks regularly to members of the HK Geological Society and HK Mineralogy Society.
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