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Traveling the world as a solo visually impaired adventurer
the reflection of an airport is shown in glass windowsIn 2007, Susan Mellsopp experienced unusual retinal detachments that took most of her vision. She had always wanted to travel internationally, but hadn’t had the chance yet. She decided not to procrastinate any longer, and to go while she still had some limited vision remaining.

In this post, she writes about travelling with her guide dog or on her own and the assistance she receives as well as the questions she gets when they realize she is visually impaired and traveling solo.

Do you have any advice for someone who wants to try solo travel as a visually impaired person? Share your tips in the comment section below.

Meet the woman who won’t let being blind ruin her travel plans


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