Digging through pilgrimage resources … the easy-for-you next step after you start getting in shape, finding your “why,” spiritually preparing, and deciding where to go.
This part can be easy or challenging, depending on your pilgrimage destination, what it is you need information about ... even how good your questions are.
Destination-specific information and resources are best found in searches based on pilgrimage destination. I’ll include a few here I find particularly good or interesting, but I’ll mostly focus on general resources.
Travel, books, links & movies...
Travel is opening up again, but it’s still not quite back to normal. There are some ongoing restrictions or procedures between countries that wouldn’t normally exist.
The following links are for American travelers, but most countries have something similar to this:
Main page with links to passport stuff and country-specific international travel information. In addition to any procedures listed there, all travelers entering the U.S. currently must present a negative COVID-19 test.
American Pilgrimage: Sacred Journeys and Spiritual Destinations
by Mark Ogilbee and Jana Riess
Fertile Ground: A Pilgrimage Through Pregnancy
by Laura S.Jansson and Clare Freeman
Jesus: A Pilgrimage
by James Martin, SJ
Muslim Pilgrimage in the Modern World
by Babak Rahimi and Peyman Eshaghi
Pilgrimage: The Great Pilgrim Routes of Britain and Europe
by Derry Brabbs
Pilgrimage to Eternity: From Canterbury to Rome in Search of a Faith
by Timothy Egan
The Art of Pilgrimage: The Seeker’s Guide to Making Travel Sacred
by Phil Cousineau
The Path You Make: A Woman’s Search for Purpose…
by Kym Wilson
The Soul Pilgrim: Eight Practices for the Journey Within
by Christine Valters Paintner
Three Simple Lines: A Writer’s Pilgrimage into the Heart & Homeland of Haiku
by Natalie Goldberg
Walking to Listen: 4,000 Miles Across America, One Story at a Time
by Andrew Forsthoefel
College of William & Mary Institute on Pilgrimage Studies
Project Pilgrimage (civil rights pilgrimage)
Sacred Sites World Pilgrimage Guide
Le Grand Voyage (with Nicolas Cazalé; French link)
Nina Conti: Her Master’s Voice (documentary, comedy
Paths of the Soul (documentary of Tibetan villagers on pilgrimage)
Pilgrimage (with Tom Holland and Richard Armitage)
Saint Jacques … La Mecque (French language)
The Way (with Emilio Estevez)
The Wild (with Reese Witherspoon and Laura Dern)
Tracks (with Mia Wasikowska and Adam Driver)