Get thee to a punnery! The #TTOT crowd exorcised their brains for some glorious banter this week. But what incarnation were they discussing? Religious/Spiritual Travel. And Holy smokes, the Travel Talk On Twitter was just heaven, so we’ve savioured the best bits for you…
The questions this week were:
Q1. What’s the most inspirational/spiritual experience you’ve had travelling?
Q2. Religious buildings are often architectural wonders – show us the best ones you’ve been to!
Q3. What’s most amazing/bizarre spiritual/religious practice you have participated in on travels
Q4. What is the most interesting piece of spiritual advice you have been given whilst travelling?
Q5. What religious festivals are a must no matter what your religion is?
The ‘Lone Ranger’ Shout Out for fearing no evil.
@FunJoel: One was being all alone in a car, no cell phone, on a barren ridge in the middle of Big Sur, CA. I gave up fear and embraced life.
The ‘Bend and Snap’ Shout Out for taking your meditation.
@HW_Travel: Time I spent WWOOFing at a Yoga retreat in Dungog, Australia. Really just made me think.
The ‘Hokey Cokey’ Shout Out for putting your bare foot forward.
@JennySerwylo: I find that I tend to feel inspired after climbing mountains or dipping toes in oceans.
The ‘Day Dream Believer’ Shout Out for alter-ing your fantasies.
@HeritageExp: Reaching Antarctica for the first time. Everything you dream of, but greater than you can ever imagine.
The ‘Cold Feet’ Shout Out for going the distance.
@hjortur: Standing at the edge of the Greenland ice cap knowing it’s just ice and ice and ice until the North Pole.
The ‘Constellation Prize’ Shout Out for reaching for the stars.
@whereisyvette: The time I met an Apollo astronaut who’s seen more stars on the far side of the moon than any other human.
The ‘Mime-nister’ Shout Out for taking interpretive action.
@OlovL: Learning to communicate solely in non-verbal form in China. A real eye-opener.
The ‘Wicket Man’ Shout Out for having a ball in Nepal.
@Alan_Curr: Monastery at Tengboche in Nepal – I was sat inside while my mates were playing cricket
The ‘Holy Spirit’ Shout Out for embracing the Lord’s cup.
@timeallytravels: Visited a temple in the Punjab that was dedicated to alcohol.
The ‘Passover and Out‘ Shout Out for holy smokes.
@imperatortravel: Praying to the half-Christian God Maximon in Guatemala. I offered him cigarettes and cheap spirits. He was happy.
The ‘Blink and You’ll Miss It’ Shout Out for divine interception.
@ooharradventure: Don’t look at Northern Lights if pregnant – babies will be cross eyed
The ‘Passion of the Rice’ Shout Out for chomping in China.
The ‘Song the Baptist’ Shout Out for making a splash.
@wetfootprints: Songkran in Thailand – Lets get WET!!
The ‘Saint Clements’ Shout Out for getting pulped up.
@insidersabroad: Probably the Ivrea Carnival and Orange Battle, yes oranges are thrown 40 days before lent. Who wouldn’t want to see that!
The ‘Time Traveller’s Strife’ Shout Out for dealing with doom.
@JessicaKorteman: Having your Japanese fortune say that it is definitely not a good time to travel three months into a RTW trip.