Celebrating the women of the world

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Beautiful woman, International women's day

It’s international women’s day and we’re celebrating all that makes us women. So far, we’ve looked at the work of J.K Rowling and as the week progresses we’ll delve into the world of modern-day, inspirational women from Japan, Nairobi and New Zealand. But, today is all about you. 

Travel Antics has always had a deep fascination with the world, in fact, our tag line is ‘exploring the world through the people we meet along the way.’ So, we want to remember the beautiful women we’ve met from all corners of the world, and these are just a few.

The women of Travel Antics

Verity is one of the best people we’ve had the fortune to interview. A woman who started her own charity named Enable the Children in Sierra Leone, a country that has slipped in and out of the news because of a brutal civil war and more recently the ebola virus. Her work and those of her co-workers meant many disabled children are now accepted in their community and they’re able to lead normal lives.  

Verity Boord

These two women are doing all they can to lessen the suffering of the Syrian refugees who are looking for nothing more than a better life for their loved ones. This was taken at a rally in Central London.

Refugees welcome

This woman may be the reincarnation of Hendrix, her cool laid back attitude was infectious to all those enjoying her music. This picture was taken in the Nomadic Community Gardens.

Nomadic community gardens Woman guitar

Japan may be one of the greatest countries in the world, and this woman knew how to make on a delicious crepe. This picture was taken outside the Tokyo Tower.

Japan woman crepe stand

A beautiful woman who has proven many a time that you should be proud of who you are and chase your dreams, even if they don’t make sense to everyone. We can’t get enough of Michelle.

Beauty in the 20s

I found this woman in an underpass while wandering around the streets of Trieste. Although it’s clear life hadn’t treated her well, she still offered a smile to anyone seeking cover from the sudden downpour.

Homeless woman in Trieste

Being a woman in this day and age is no easy feat and as a gender, we should stick together. In the words of Charlotte Brontë  “I am no bird; and no net ensnares me: I am a free human being with an independent will.”

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