The following videos will be useful in helping me to imagine scenes that take place in my novel. The first video, for example, shows Marina beach, where in the 17th century new arrivals from England to Fort Saint George (Madras) docked and, to reach shore, either waded through the surf or rode piggyback on the backs of coolies.1. Marina Beach, Madras (Above).
2. Fort Saint George, (White Town), (above).
3. East India Company, (above).
4. Pearl Islands, Mergui Archipelago, (above).
5. Rafting on the Kok river, (above).6. Bamboo rafting, (above).
7. Bamboo rafting, (above).