The Freedom Traveller

Fighting barriers to women's mobility

Cumberland Island

Posted on Nov 7, 2015 in Cumberland Island, Travels, United States of America

Cumberland Island

Right off the coast of St. Mary’s, Georgia, buried among the dark waters of the Atlantic Ocean, lies a treasure that many have never heard of– Cumberland Island. Accessible only by ferry, the island has very few cars and no paved roads. This might seem inconvenient to the modern traveler, but the quiet of the wild woods on the island allows for you to really hear the soft sounds of the...

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Five Things to Do in New Orleans

Posted on Aug 8, 2015 in Louisiana, New Orleans, Resources, Things to Do, Travels, United States of America

Five Things to Do in New Orleans

New Orleans is a vibrant, dark-eyed city with one of the juiciest souls you’ll ever meet. The streets are lined with houses too eerily beautiful to be real– wrought iron banisters frozen in ornate twists frame the doorways, and sturdy boxes of burgeoning begonias line the shuttered windows. Artists stand with their oil paintings in the square, happy to talk about the nightmares that...

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Monsoon over the Sand Dunes

Posted on Aug 1, 2015 in New Mexico, Travels, United States of America

Monsoon over the Sand Dunes

Black clouds tumbled overhead; the air boiled with electricity. Sheets of water were forcing us back, and the wet sand dunes began to collapse under our feet. The storm had begun a few hours earlier, and we had decided to tough it out. Call it a pride issue, but neither Austin nor I enjoyed calling it quits, and so we burrowed deep into our sleeping bags, ignoring the icy water that had seeped...

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My Favourite Cities in the World

Posted on Jun 23, 2013 in Canada, Egypt, Germany, Malaysia, Travels, United States of America

My Favourite Cities in the World

I stepped outside Pakistan for the first time in my life in November 2011. Since then I haven’t looked back. My first trip to Graz, Austria opened a whole new world of possibilities for me. I began to unpack myself – my dreams, aspirations and everything that comes along. Now, I can’t imagine a life without travelling. It is what keeps me going. It is what makes me happy. Given as...

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