I must admit that I am a sucker for travel quotes……but as they say “Every Adventure starts with a Single Step”……mine started with the single step I took to get out of my regular life, away from the office space and cosy home and step into a new area. After going through innumerable travel blogs for last 7/8 months on solo travel I finally settled with Pondicherry. It was the first that I got a scope to give wings to my PASSION for travel in my very own way. Although not initially planned as a solo trip…..the turns of situations pushed me to travel alone. Tripoto has been a major help in providing information regarding solo travel through some of the amazing travelogues by female travelers for which I would always be thankful.
Hence, after much apprehension and procrastination, I decided to spend the entire period of Durga Puja away from my home, as I wanted to run away from the season of festivity. Much to my surprise my mother was fully supportive in my decision, which somewhat gave me the courage to run away alone in a completely unknown place. My journey began on 14/10/2018 with flight from Kolkata-Hyderabad- Chennai taking off at 10:30pm. Now, one thing that I realized strongly that waiting at the airport for long hours without any company can feel like hell