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What’s your next step after you’ve worked hard for eight years to build a career? According to Swati Jain, it is to call it quits and do something completely unexpected! Once a PR professional, Swati woke up and realized she was done with her mundane 9 to 5 life and wanted to do something more. She quit her job and decided to go backpacking across India to explore just how incredibly beautiful our country is! And as they say, the rest is history. Today, Swati is a female solo backpacker, a travel blogger and also a yoga instructor. What she thought would be a six-month break turned into a life choice for Swati. Also Read - Kejriwal Warns of Action Against Private Hospitals Denying COVID-19 Treatment, Urges Asymptomatic People to Not Test
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So far, Swati has traveled to 135 cities across 20 Indian states and 2 union territories and her journey is far from over. While her love for travel isn’t new, it was a trip to Ladakh in 2011 that made her realize how much she wanted to see more of the world and so, she happily quit her job and since then has never looked back. Swati’s trips are self-funded and on her travels she’s met some of the most amazing people Strangers who’d help her out, who’ve made her feel at home away from home and stories that’ll always stay close to her heart. Also Read - BJP Leader Kapil Mishra Grabs Negative Limelight For India as Mark Zuckerberg Criticises His Delhi Riots Threat in Facebook’s Hate Speech Policy
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Swati’s travel diary is completely booked for 2016. It began with a 70-day backpacking trip in Karnataka, a family vacation in Almora in Uttarakhand and she was at Jim Corbett National Park until a few days ago. Her photographs are proof of just how beautiful our country is and while she agrees that India has certain flaws, she believes so do other countries. She recommends having an open mind and experiencing the warmth of people around, just like she did. This is her journey in 12 photographs from her travels all over India.
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To read more about Swati’s travels, visit her blog on buoyantfeet.com
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