Max Lovell-Hoare

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Max Lovell-Hoare is a British entrepreneur, traveller, and writer with a passion for the lesser-known parts of the world. He advises national governments and private companies on investment promotion, through his company Maximum Exposure Productions Ltd. He is the co-author of Bradt’s Tajikistan, Uzbekistan, Kashmir, Sudan, and South Sudan guides, and his photography has been widely published and exhibited. Max is a regular guest lecturer for Golden Eagle Luxury Trains and Celebrity Cruises, and has also lectured to the Royal Asiatic Society and at the Telegraph Travel Show.

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Introducing dead goat polo: Tajikistan’s national sport

Never mind the Premier League; this is the weekend’s real entertainment.

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The best trekking routes in the Fann Mountains

The Fann Mountains are a veritable adventure playground for climbers and trekkers alike.

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The Mughal Gardens

According to authors Sophie and Max Lovell-Hoare, the Mughal Gardens are far more than just collections of plants.

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The Chadar Winter Trek

Sophie and Max Lovell-Hoare describe the challenging and beautiful six-day hike in sub-zero temperatures along the frozen Zanskar River. 

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Buddhism in Ladakh and Zanskar

Sophie and Max Lovell-Hoare discuss the history of Buddhism in Ladakh and Zanskar and its legacy today. With thanks to Tanzin Norbu (

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Interview with Sophie & Max Lovell-Hoare

We chat to Sophie and Max Lovell-Hoare, authors of our new Kashmir guide, about their travel memories, tips for travel writers and how to get the most out of a trip to Kashmir. 

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The Nubians

Authors Sophie and Max Lovell-Hoare explore the history of the Nubian people.

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Jebel Marra

David Else describes the extinct volcano of Jebel Marra.

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Jacques Cousteau’s underwater experiment

The authors of our Sudan guide explain the fascinating history behind its most famous diving site.

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The Toposa

Our authors Sophie and Max Lovell-Hoare tell the story of a tribe shrouded in legend. 

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