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With the Buddha

INDIA | Sat, 13 Feb 2016 | By davidford | Views [296]

We are now in Lumbini, soon to depart Nepal for India once again and Kapilavastu, the home city of the Buddha. There is another Kapilavastu in Nepal, also claimed to be THE Kapilavastu but since we are not going there surely it cannot be?? Lumbini, ... Read more >

Tags: border crossings, parinirvana, pilgrimage

Shantideva's Cell

INDIA | Fri, 12 Feb 2016 | By davidford | Views [332]

An early rise saw us depart our lodge at Nalanda at a misty 7am, destination Vulture's Peak, the Griddhakuta Hill, where the Buddha delivered a number of tip top (official Buddhist term..) suttas, including the Lotus and Prajnaparimata. This was reached, ... Read more >

Tags: monastery come university, pilgrimage, suttas

Beneath the Bodhi Tree

INDIA | Fri, 12 Feb 2016 | By davidford | Views [212]

I had agreed to meet Manidhamma beneath the Bodhi Tree at 8am and had gotten up a bit earlier to spend some time there alone. Not for the first time I found myself in an irritable mood which I tried to shake off by circumambulations and then sitting ... Read more >

Tags: pilgrimage

Photos: My Scholarship entry - A 'place' I have visited

ETHIOPIA | Sat, 12 Jan 2013 | By leylandcecco | Photo Gallery | Scholarship Entry

When photography and I first met, almost by accident, I underwent a transformation. I saw how light hit the faces of my friends. I saw how they moved, how they gestured. I became addicted to capturing it. Now, I’m a sucker for natural light and even (gasp!) ... Read more >
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Tags: ethiopia, lalibela, pilgrimage, rock churches, travel photography scholarship 2012

My pilgrimage to Santiago de Compostela in Sapin

MEXICO | Tue, 3 Apr 2012 | By giho | Views [451]

It will be a year soon. Last april 28th. 2011, my husband, Vicente, my friend Lillian, and I traveled to Spain to walk the 800 km. pilgrimage to Santiago de Compostela. We started our journey at the beautiful town of Saint Jean Pie de Port, France.... Read more >

Tags: camino de santiago, pilgrimage, pilgrims, roads, spain, spanish towns, trails, walking

Photos: WALKING UNDER THE MILKY WAY...

SPAIN | Tue, 3 Apr 2012 | By giho | Photo Gallery

A wonderful Pilgrimage of 800 kms. starting at St. Jean Pie de Port in France, across the Pyrinees and down to Roncesvalles, Spain. Then walking from east to west in northern Spain, arriving to Santiago de Compostela.
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Tags: camino de santiago, pilgrimage, spain, walking

A Shit? Why Yes I Am

JAPAN | Thu, 22 Apr 2010 | By kitschey | Views [589] | Comments [2]

Okay, so the honest to God truth is that I hate writing in this thing. It's not that I don't like to update all you nice folk; I do like to let everyone know what's up. It's just that I already write in my journal old-school style... pen and paper, kids.... Read more >

Tags: busan, pilgrimage, south korea, tokyo

When in Rome... Strip?

JAPAN | Wed, 24 Mar 2010 | By kitschey | Views [680] | Comments [3]

It's nice to be back in a bigger city. I suppose I'm a city girl at heart. Being in the mountains is still the nicest part of the walk, though the hardest uphill climbs are there too. I just feel that the convenience of the city is ideal with occasional ... Read more >

Tags: bag, bicycle boy, camping, dogo onsen, pilgrimage, strip

Still Alive (but not kicking)

JAPAN | Sun, 14 Mar 2010 | By kitschey | Views [672] | Comments [5]

This pilgrimage... I don:t really know what to think of it yet. It has been neat to meet some people but disappointing to only have partial conversations with them. I would like to be fluent enough to get to know the folk I meet since most are very, ... Read more >

Tags: pilgrimage

Holy Land: Days 6-9 and Mexican food in Bethlehem!

PALESTINE | Thu, 17 May 2007 | By nomadicsoul | Views [369]

Our tour continues now, it is in its 6th day (7th if you count the day in transit). Up until now I have had a feeling of overwhelmed-ness and exhaustion--both physically and spirtually. When I was at breakfast this morning, Ben said something ... Read more >

Tags: 1st mexican restaurant of palestine, bethlehem, holy land, palestine, pilgrimage

 

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