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.


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.