Episode 64 – In Conversation: Our Peru Adventures2019-06-162019-07-23https://thespiritualforum.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/03/headerlogo.pngThe Spiritual Forumhttps://thespiritualforum.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/image-32.png200px200px
In this episode Rev. Carol has a lively conversation with her daughter and traveling partner about their recent travels and spiritual adventures in Peru. They share their experiences and reflections on Indigenous ceremonies, Earth religions, hiking the Inca trail, seeing Machu Picchu, feeling the life of the terrain, experiencing the native culture and much more. Their time together in Peru was a life-changing and grounding experience that will always be a part of each of them.
This trip was remarkable in so many ways. We did our best here to capture what happened and how it impacted us. As a mother-daughter team, it was a bonding experience and an adventure beyond what we imagined. There were many spiritual encounters, some of which we talk about here, some we forgot to talk about and some we are still processing. Spiritual encounters take many forms. For us, the simplest encounter was often the one that transcended time and space. In addition, we found that just being open to doing what the other wanted to do and going forward into unknown territories was an impactful inner journey. I want to give a shout out to Travel & Healing, Willie, our guide, Danny, Juan & Eugene, our drivers, Maestro Raul, the Inca priest who led our welcoming ceremony, Maestro Jesus, the Amazonian priest who led our San Pedro ceremony, Soledad, our second Inca trail guide, and Ruti, the Travel & Healing point of contact who made everything fit together.
Here I will share some photos that go along with our experiences each day.
Day 1: Welcoming Ceremony, Cocoa Tea Reading and Lunch
Day 2 San Pedro Ceremony
Day 3: The Sacred Valley
Day 4: Hiking the Inca trail
Day 5 : Visiting Machu Picchu
Day 6 Rainbow Mountain
NOTE: We failed to mention on the recording that we COULD have ridden a horse on trail, but we chose to do it by foot. Also our guide had oxygen on hand if we needed it. So we were always safe! Apologies to Travel & Healing if we gave any other impression.
Day 7: Social Responsibility: Volunteering at the Dog Shelter
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