Vancouver, B.C., September 14th, 2021 -Spiritual tour specialist, Sacred Earth Journeys caters to travelers that are looking for meaningful experiences and self-transformation through its soul-stirring programs to the most sacred and beautiful destinations of the world. In 2022, Sacred Earth Journeys is launching eight extraordinary journeys to Peru, Europe, Morocco, and possibly Nepal and India.
Three of these journeys transport travelers to ancient Italy and Greece and the island of Hydra with Phil Cousineau. April 3-13, 2022 La Dolce Vita: The Sweet Life of Mythic Italy is the first profound adventure a genesis and contemplation of the aesthetic marvels of Italy. The author of over 30 books including The Art of Pilgrimage and The Book of Roads, Phil Cousineau’s tours look into “the soul of a place,” sacred travel, by his definition, to cultures that “are worthy of our reverence and our respect.” The soul of this journey is open for discussion on this exploration of “The Great Beauty,” as Phil guides the party down into a Montepulciano’s wine cellar in Florence, up to the stone balcony of Juliet Capulet’s house in Parma, and along the cobblestone streets of Assisi, Rome, Bevagna, and several other locales. Venice invites more exploration and discussion, invigorated by a Baroque or Renaissance concerti and a Venetian banquet.
From April 18-29, 2022 Phil Cousineau will escort guests to Greece to present In the footsteps of Odysseus and Penelope. He will guide a select group on a Homeric tour of Greece. Though set in the ancient crucible of Western civilization, visitors are encouraged to study the dazzling archaeology and mythology through the lens of modern scholarship. The gods and goddesses form constant companions as guests travel beside Helen of Sparta, Hermes, and, of course, Aphrodite, in the spirit of a well-lived life among the great landmarks of Greece. The Greek isle of Hydra awaits a very special collection of travelers May 6-13, 2022 on The Hydra Writer's Retreat with Phil Cousineau. The event is filled with writing seminars, private consultations with the author, and visits to the Historical Archives, Tetsis Museum, and, naturally, various cafés to discuss the written word vis-à-vis the writer.
On November 7-18, 2022 Sanna Sanita a world retreat leader and expert in sacred sexuality will guide intrepid travelers to Morocco. The journey Mythical Morocco with Sanna Sanita conveys a small group from Marakesh through mountain passes, and into the Sahara Desert with the renowned retreat leader. The landscape awakens all senses as guests settle in the Draa Valley and trek into the Dunes of Erg Chegaga for four nights of contemplation and self-discovery.
One of the most popular annual tours to Peru will be operating March 10-20, 2022 In search of Hope . It is a healing and most insightful journey with traditional Q’ero shaman and world-renown psychologist, author, lecturer, and researcher on self-awareness and emotional intelligence, Dr. Chris Sopa.