Departures during 2017
Our journeys are listed in date order below, please scroll down to browse all of our departures during 2016 and 2017.
South Sinai Discovery
11/12th – 18/19th November 2017
With guest speaker the Revd Mark Hunt
A gentle adventure through an ancient desert landscape, on foot and by camel under the guidance of our Bedouin companions. This is the land where Moses came, a place of refuge for Elijah and of solitude for the Desert Fathers. We take in historical sites plus St Catherine’s Monastery. With time for quiet reflection as well as collective worship.
Cost: £1,025 + flight
Adventure into Silence
5th - 12th October 2017
With guest speaker Sara Maitland, author of A Book of Silence
"What we were prepared for but were still surprised by was the deep deep peace to be found in this magical place and the deep deep companionship we discovered amongst ourselves in sharing the deep deep peace." Read More
Elizabeth Edmunds, October 2014
“It was one of those experiences that you live on for the rest of your life.” Read More
Kathryn Turner, October 2013.
Set in the most beautiful sandstone area of South Sinai, surrounded by spectacular weather beaten hills and wide sandy valley floors, the desert is one of the few places on earth where “the crashing sound of silence” (from the story of Elijah) can still be found. This gentle adventure will offer time and space to explore silence, with optional walks, accompanied by our Bedouin hosts. At the start and end of each day, our special guest speaker Sara Maitland will lead discussions, drawing upon her highly acclaimed A Book of Silence . Everyone is welcome on this non-denominational journey.
Cost: £1,050 + flight