Karma Trekkers IRELAND
Ireland is a lush and beautiful island with a landscape of rolling hills, thick forests and vast farmlands. Christianity has been a strong force since the 7th century, but the pagan rituals and ancient beliefs of early history left a strong impact, manifesting themselves in fairytales and folklore. Irelands past is filled with hardships, from a devastating potato famine, to a violent conflict between Protestants and Catholics. And yet it has gained a reputation as a spirited nation, full of playful and feisty people.
Damon experiences firsthand what makes the Emerald Isle so special. He explores Ireland’s spiritual history, from ancient Celtic and Druid rituals, to the power of the Catholic Church and on to Ireland’s New Age renaissance and the possibility of an unseen world of fairies. Damon meets the people, visits the sacred sites and sees the myths and legends that define Ireland’s spiritual heritage. He discovers that Ireland has an elusive aura of enchantment and magic that can’t quite be defined, but is sure to charm anyone who visits.