Shekhar Kapur, the Bafta-winning Indian film director, recalls his most memorable travels.
I deliberately get lost
I love to wander and avoid structure and routine. Only by wandering can you find yourself. I am fortunate that I’m able to take holidays for long enough where I can find myself and replenish myself. I normally come back with a script or some ideas. Travelling is a great inspiration for both my work and myself as a person.
Harlem at night is incredible
I knew it might be a little dangerous but I walked around after dark just to see what would unfold. At first I was a little scared but I quickly made friends and these locals invited me to a club, took me to a back room into a tiny…