Mariellen Ward, the owner of this travel blog is an award-winning professional travel writer based in Rishikesh, India. She started travel blogging in 2005 and launched Breathedreamgo in August 2009 inspired by my extensive travels in India (and South Asia). Her passion is travel in India, the underlying theme of her writing is the power of travel to connect and transform, and she is an advocate of women’s solo travel and responsible travel / sustainable tourism practices.