Muslim women keep the faith while traveling - and ziplining - around the world

August 23, 2018

By Staff

Yes, Muslim women do have fun.

The notion that they don’t, that their faith dictates a nearly cloistered life, was a stereotype that Munazza Muhammad set out to challenge.  But the Philadelphia day-care operator never dreamed it would land her atop a donkey wobbling up a Mexican mountain in the company of nine intrepid Traveling Muslimahs. By day’s end, the women — wearing lightweight, form-fitting “burkinis” that covered all but their faces, hands and feet — rappelled down a waterfall, went for joyrides on a tortuous water slide in a forest, and ziplined, four times, through the trees.

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