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Join Canon Chris Samuels in the Holy Land – May 29th

Canon Chris Samuels has a great deal of experience in the Holy Land. Don’t just take our word for it read from a fellow pilgrim from his previous venture to the Holy Land.

If you are contemplating a journey for body, mind and soul, this is it.

Whilst the 21st century world, with all its tensions and disharmony, never quite disappears, your visit, led and guided with grace, knowledge and charm by Canon Chris Samuels, taps into the spiritual and historical aspects of this magical part of the world.

Being part of a small group of likeminded people, with confident guidance, ensures that you make the most of every hour. It is also very easy to make new friends as you walk, eat and travel together. There is a definite atmosphere of a Pilgrimage and this stays with you on your return home.

Chris’s depth of knowledge and familiarity with the holy sites and their geographical and political landscapes, makes this tour exceptional. He has real empathy and spiritual connection with the area, which is infectious. Stopping each day for short prayers and services at breath-taking vantage points, emphasise why you are there and those moments are wholly unforgettable. You have an unparalleled opportunity to meet with and talk to community leaders who are articulate about the current problems faced in the region. You cannot ignore the reality of border controls, echoing the tensions which have existed in the region throughout the Christian era.

Comfort and efficiency are always guaranteed, and Chris knows exactly where to go and what is safe, whilst not distancing you from reality by cocooning you in bland international accommodation. I cannot recommend the experience highly enough; it sustains you for far longer than you would ever believe.

Jeannie France-Hayhurst

2022 Pilgrim

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