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Although women guides are not that unusual taking tour groups on day trips around Delhi and other Indian cities, Sana guides her groups all over India and Nepal on trips that can last weeks, and that makes her a stand-out. "As an Indian woman, you know it's not like for Western women," she says. "We are coming from a culture where girls are not allowed to travel much on their own. Indian society has strict ideas about how a woman should behave and what her duties and obligations are and they all revolve around the family.