For those who roam

Today is International Roma Day. There is something of a paradox here. We Europeans love to roam – as evidenced by the increasing number of pilgrim ways and national footpaths - but those who roam as a way of life – the Roma people - are perhaps the most persecuted minority in Europe. International Roma … Continue reading For those who roam

Reason #3 – Faith

“At the call of an idea they had left their forests, their clearings, the protection of their rulers, their prosperity, their poverty, the surroundings of their youth and the graves of their fathers” (Joseph Conrad - Lord Jim) In recent years, there has been a significant expansion of non-religious pilgrimage, especially in Europe where many … Continue reading Reason #3 – Faith