There are so many wonderful ancient pathways that travelers over hundreds of years have set forth to renew their spirit, strengthen their devotion or search for new meaning in their lives. Just to be on these trails connects us with the rest of humanity. The opportunities are there for all seekers. While we consider "getting away" or vacating (vacation!) or a quest these days; there are many proven, time honored paths in the world. Find one that works for you.
Together we will explore the medieval heart of Canterbury, following in the footsteps of countless Pilgrims who, from the 12th until the 16th century wended their way to the magnificent cathedral to visit the Shrine of St Thomas Becket. Our tour takes us into the Cathedral itself for a private guided local tour https://www.toursbylocals.com/My-Canterbury-Tales
The Camino de Santiago (The Way of St. James) to Finisterre is the only route that walks along the Atlantic coast following the Finisterre Way (or “Camino de Finisterre” in Spanish), from Santiago to Finisterre, to the place known as “The End of the World”. The Finisterre Way is even older than Christianity itself, and there is evidence that the pagans made their way to Finisterre on the Costa da Morte, where they believed that the sun died and the worlds of light and darkness came together. It
Take footpaths that snake up through the mountains and lemon groves of Amalfi, a network of ancient pathways that lead through the clifftops to cobble-street towns and smaller villages nestled into the valleys and forested peaks. The ‘Sentiero degli Dei’ (Path of the Gods) is a common highlight of this route, a clifftop path with awe-inspiring views over the island of Capri and the Mediterranean, leading to the colourful village of Positano. Photogenic
Between two of West Cornwall’s most popular and charming harbour towns lies an incredible variety of spectacular and unspoiled landscapes. Rugged and remote, this region offers mighty cliffs, proud headlands, beautiful beaches and forgotten coves. Spend one day in land investigating the moors and ancient monuments of West Cornwall. This is untamed moorland with Stone Age dolmen, Iron Age villages, Bronze Age burial chambers and incredible natural beauty. https://westcornwallwalks.co.uk/us/walk
La Rambla is so rich in stories, curiosities and secrets it always manages to surprise you. Here some remarkable facts (even locals don’t know) to understand the enormous importance of the street where everything begins in Barcelona.https://www.laramblabarcelona.com/en/15-interesting-facts-you-should-know-about-la-rambla/
Gaumukh, the source of the River Ganga, itself is reason enough to do this trek.
Our Divine Diwali small group journey combines Pushkar Fair with one of India's most moving and mystical experiences; watch from a riverboat as the ancient ghats of Varanasi are lit for the Dev Deepavali festival and countless earthen lamps are floated on the holy Ganges.
A number of great chiefs, including Chief Joseph of the Nez Perce, have come to the Bighorn Medicine Wheel to pray for wisdom and guidance to lead their people in the transition from freedom to reservation life. The medicine wheel was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1969.