Journeys of the spirit by lindash

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Journeys of
the spirit
For those seeking something more than just
cocktails by the pool at a five star resort on their
next holiday, Melbourne Lawyer has highlighted
our picks of the best international and local
options for holidays with a touch of the spiritual.
                                                                                                                            Above Journeys with Lincoln Harris and Lotus Journeys

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Lincoln Harris first traveled to India     maximum of ten people. “With only             town of Dharamasala, home of the            travellers to have in their leaders. “Prior
as a 16 year old, he did so alone. “I      ten people in a group we are able to          Dalai Lama. The trip finishes with a        to departure I am available to individual
was 16, and for the first time I found     maintain cultural and environmental           gentle three day walk in the stunning       group members to answer questions
myself really thinking about my life and   sensitivities and allow for a more flexible   Himalayas, fully assisted by guides,        about all the basics of travel – from
the world around me. That sought of        itinerary. This means there are more          porters, cooks and masseur!                 immunisation to how many shoes you
thing doesn’t happen without at some       opportunities for the spontaneous and                                                     need to pack. But I also address the
                                                                                         The Southern Indian journeys aim to
point overwhelming you and changing        intimate events that make travel such a                                                   mental preparation that is required
                                                                                         relax, rejuvenate and inspire travellers.
you forever” says Harris. That change                             ”
                                           wonderful experience, says Harris.                                                        before embarking on a trip to India.
                                                                                         Combining travellers’ favourites with
has manifested itself in Journeys with                                                                                               While always encouraging travellers to
                                           With a strong focus on the rich spiritual     Harris’ secret discoveries, the 17-day
Lincoln Harris is an Australian based,                                                                                               remain open to their own experiences, I
                                           and cultural diversity of the area, Lincoln   trip takes in the ancient ruins on Hampi,
independent travel business specialising                                                                                             aim to provide information that will help
                                           Harris’ journeys to North India aim           cruises the backwaters of Kerala on a
in small group tours of North and South                                                                                              them to acclimatise quickly after arrival
                                           to provide participants with a deeply         luxury house boat, and captures the
India where travellers are promised                                                                                                  and to begin taking in all the amazing
                                           stimulating, engaging and ultimately          natural beauty, heritage accommodation,
a first-hand experience of India that                                                                                                experiences that India offers. I aim to
                                           meaningful experience in India. The           and the renowned food and friendliness
is more intimate, more personal and                                                                                                  build a relationship before departure to
                                           14-day trip visits the magnificent Taj        of the local people. Harris works
resonates longer.                                                                                                                    ensure they feel comfortable addressing
                                           Mahal, 1000 year-old mosques, ancient         closely with each group member in
                                                                                                                                     their concerns with me while in India.  ”
Operating twice a year in North            forts, monasteries, spice markets and         the months prior to departure a factor
India, and up to three times a year in     includes interaction with the Tibetan         he believes is required to build up
South India, the trips accommodate a       community in exile in the Himalayan           the trust he believes is essential for

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