Apparently, single women can't climb up the Charminar on their own and need to be accompanied by male company.
Travelling makes us forget things. Our travelling experiences makes us enlist what to do and what not to do for our next trip.
Thinlas Chorol is a trekking guide, social entrepreneur and the founder of Ladakhi Women’s Travel Company (LWTC), a company both owned and operated by women.
My decision to travel literally saved my life and helped me escape the shackles of Brahmanical patriarchy. I will to solo travel until I die.
The notion of solitude is necessarily gendered. There is nothing more threatening to the patriarchy than a woman alone.
Personally, I find solo travelling very empowering. However, one should also be prepared for the low points.
Maybe we’re not entitled to adventure because we’re women, maybe we’re not entitled to travel because we’re women, maybe we’re not entitled to be masters of our own lives because we’re women.