Aleson Rietow

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Ladakh’s First and Only All-Women Travel Company and the Woman Who Started It All

Posted by Aleson Rietow on January 26, 2016 11:06:54 AM MST


How many women does it take to start an all-women travel company, set up a women’s welfare network for women in distress, write tirelessly on social and environmental issues, win a bronze at the National Ice Hockey Championship, and keep training an ever-growing number of women to be professional trekking guides in the harsh terrain of Ladakh? Just one, if that woman happens to be Thinlas Chorol.

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New Zealand Outdoors Drawcard for International Students

Posted by Aleson Rietow on January 14, 2016 11:35:47 AM MST

A dry year has turned the Roding River, that winds through the valley, into a quiet hush but it's still a good entree to the New Zealand landscape for a group of global students.

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