Wandering in India: Sketches of life in Hindustan is indeed the finest monument to the author. The present work is impressionistic and it consists of 17 essays on varying topics. They are about Himalaya, and his impression of the Meerut cantonment, his travels from Calcutta to Lahore and Delhi.
Born in 1816 in Sydney, John George Lang is generally regarded as Australia's first native-born novelist. He was also a lawyer, journalist and born traveler. Lang is credited with having written several novels, the best known being Botany Bay, Too Clever by Half and Too much Alike. In 1859, the magazine published Lang's travelogue called Wanderings in India