Sunita Dwivedi is a keen photographer, avid traveller and a journalist by profession, having worked in several dailies including The Times of India, Hindustan Times, The Pioneer and Northern India Patrika. She left a full-time job in 1997 to pursue her passion for travelling and photography on the Silk Road through Asia and Europe.
A post-graduate in English Literature from Lucknow University, she completed her schooling from St Mary’s Convent, Allahabad and, Bachelors and Masters in Education from Allahabad University.
She has authored two travelogues—Buddhist Heritage Sites of India and In Quest of the Buddha: A Journey on the Silk Road. This is her third historiographical travelogue on the Buddhist sites in Central Asia from Afghanistan to Kazakhstan.