Recent years have seen a resurgence of interest in pilgrimage; journeying on foot. Now that it is open to all – religious or not – how can it help connect us with deep meaning, the land and each other?
In 2011 Geoff Dalglish gave up all his worldly possessions to walk more than 10,000 miles and spread a message of treading lightly on the Earth. Here, he talks about his latest quest: a three [...]
El Hierro is the Canary Island that no one knows about. It’s authentic, undeveloped and for years was considered the end of the known world. Aaron Millar checks it out
Half-an-hour from Belgium's capital, Brussels, lies an unlikely place to begin a pilgrimage: a cul-de-sac. Yet hundreds of teenagers have passed through to start a four-month, 1,550-mile journey [...]
Trekking the Kumano Kodo pilgrimage route in the sacred Kii Mountains of Japan, Aaron Millar is absorbed by stunning scenery, peaceful solitude, fascinating tradition, and Shugendo Buddhism’s [...]