Traveling is the most enriching experience that exists since it gives us the opportunity to get to know other cultures, languages, people and amazing landscapes. However, there are travels that go one step further and they mark you for life thanks to their spiritual heritage or the feeling of fusion with the nature. These are only some of them.
According to Hinduism, everyone who dies in this sacred city will be freed from the eternal cycle of reincarnations, reaching the desired nirvana. This belief, added to that of the deliverance from sins on the Ganges River, makes Benares fill every year with thousands of pilgrims willing to say goodbye to their lives, filling the atmosphere with a peace and serenity that make this city a fascinating place.
Although the Chinese Army destroyed a large number of monasteries during the Cultural Revolution, today in Tibet there are still intact palaces, temples and large Buddhist statues that make this travel one of the most spiritual you can do. Their landscapes, its culture, its history and, especially its people, make Tibet one of the places that should be visited once in a lifetime.
The city of four thousand pagodas is one of the true wonders that make up Myamnar, a majestic country that has managed to keep its purity intact. This imposing architectural complex extends on the banks of the Ayeyarwadi River on an area of 104 square kilometers. Marco Polo himself has already described Bagán as “one of the most beautiful shows in the world.”
The “Troll tongue” or Trolltunga it is an impressive stone viewpoint suspended 700 meters above the Ringedalsvatnet lake. This imposing place is only accessible from June to mid-September, and to get there you have to overcome a route of about 22 kilometers through the Norwegian mountains. But the prize of merge with nature and contemplate the spectacular fjords with their green valleys and crystal clear lakes well worth it.
The road to Santiago
Although it is not a destination in itself, if so many foreigners assure that it is an unforgettable experience, why not pay attention to them? It may be that having it between our borders we do not value it properly, but doing the Santiago’s road And proving to yourself what you are capable of is something you have to do at least once in your life. Some of its routes have even been declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO.
Eddie is an Australian news reporter with over 9 years in the industry and has published on Forbes and tech crunch.