Gaiman takes this a step further by saying we can't really even know ourselves until we walk in someone else's shoes.
On Tarsus the rains come / once every seventy years
In Myrine all they have is a cenotaph. Nobody knows what happened to the bodies. In Themiscyra they do not even have that; when they talk about men it's like they're talking about a metaphor, or a myth.
Violet Miranda: Girl Pirate , page 13 of 24. A serialized graphic novel.