"Pilgrimages.....seem to call to us from within, urging us to go to them and promising to complete us in some way if we do......these are not mere dots on a map, but places loaded with meaning that draw travelers to them.  And when we go - when we reach these places, that through their stories have reached into us - it's as though our inner world unites with the outer....."      Michael Benanav author of "Men of Salt: Crossing the Sahara on the Caravan of White Gold."