From the manmade splendour of the Pacific Ocean Easter Island statues to the medieval pilgrimage of Camino de Santiago, discover places that will be a balm to the mind and a tonic to the soul. Travel journalist Sarah Baxter reveals destinations that promise profound experiences, whether places of natural beauty imbued with spiritual significance or sites made for worship. Stories of breathtaking scenery and holy capitals are combined with evocative tales of visitors that will both delight and inspire. With beautiful illustrations that convey the unique tranquillity of each place, the Inspired Traveller's Guide: Spiritual Places takes readers closer to these sacred locations than ever before. Book jacket.
Sarah Baxter is a respected British writer with extensive media contacts. Since 2002 she has worked at Wanderlust magazine, the bible for independent-minded travellers, where she is now Associate Editor. She has written extensively on walking and travel for Wanderlust and a diverse range of other publications, and has contributed to more than a dozen Lonely Planet books.