It’s been over 2 years since STAT has taken it on the road but this journey was worth its wait in gold. It exceeded all expectations. As expeditions go, this one can be divided into three sections, as our guide Johan Ernst the explorer extraordinaire has described to us 11 strong trekking ladies. The firstContinue reading “NEPAL”

Japan’s stairway to heaven

The Kumano Kudo is a mountainous ancient holy ground of Japan in the southern part of the Kii peninsula that pilgrims have been trekking for a thousand years. It’s been under the radar keeping a low profile until 11 STAT pilgrims arrived.  Designated a UNESCO world heritage site, the Kumano has been “twinned” with theContinue reading “Japan’s stairway to heaven”