Pilgrimage

Sep 292012
 
GATHERING

What is tourism but a gathering of selves from the dust of time? The pyramids. Uluru. Machu Picchu. Stonehenge. Places of attraction on Planet Earth that draw thousands daily and millions annually . . . for what, if not to awaken memories cast in stone, tune into vibrations of times past, steady modern lives with [read more …]

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Aug 162012
 
CROATIA:  WHY AM I DOING THIS AGAIN?

In 2007, Australian author & journalist Stephanie Dale joined her son Ben for the middle leg of his pilgrimage from Canterbury, in England, to Jerusalem. Her newly released travel memoir, My Pilgrim’s Heart, is the story of their adventures. EXCERPT: CROATIA: Why am I doing this again? We wake in the dawn light to the excitement [read more …]

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Aug 162012
 
CROATIA:  LIFE, THE COLOUR OF ROSES

In 2007, Australian author & journalist Stephanie Dale joined her son Ben for the middle leg of his pilgrimage from Canterbury, in England, to Jerusalem. Her newly released travel memoir, My Pilgrim’s Heart, is the story of their adventures. EXCERPT – CROATIA:  Life, the colour of roses We load up and hit the road, hoofing out [read more …]

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Aug 152012
 
ALBANIA: We are the children who run to greet the strangers

In 2007, Australian author & journalist Stephanie Dale joined her son Ben for the middle leg of his pilgrimage from Canterbury, in England, to Jerusalem. Her newly released travel memoir, My Pilgrim’s Heart, is the story of their adventures. EXTRACT – ALBANIA: We are the children who run to greet the strangers The roadsigns are now [read more …]

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Aug 152012
 
GATECRASHING THE FAMILY DINNER

In 2007, Australian author & journalist Stephanie Dale joined her son Ben for the middle leg of his pilgrimage from Canterbury, in England, to Jerusalem. Her newly released travel memoir, My Pilgrim’s Heart, is the story of their adventures. EXTRACT – CROATIA: Gatecrashing the family dinner The road climbs steadily up into the spotted mountains. The [read more …]

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Aug 142012
 
LET THE PILGRIMAGE BEGIN!

In 2007, Australian author & journalist Stephanie Dale joined her son Ben for the middle leg of his pilgrimage from Canterbury, in England, to Jerusalem. Her newly released travel memoir, My Pilgrim’s Heart, is the story of their adventures. EXTRACT – ROME: let the journey begin! It is past midnight by the time we get [read more …]

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