In 1993, I had the honor and privilege of meeting Vera Lopez, who led me and a group on a spiritual journey to Machu Picchu, which was one of the most unforgettable and fulfilling experiences of my life. However, my recent trip to San Miguel de Allende, Mexico in March 2023 for the "Shamanic Mysteries of the Sacred Heart Retreat" surpassed even that.
Vera's impressive bio speaks volumes of her professional expertise in leading spiritual tours across Europe, Africa/Egypt, and now Mexico. The itinerary for the retreat in October is well-organized with the best hotels, food, and transportation that Mexico has to offer. The daily assimilation with the locals was my favorite part of the trip, and I am sure it will be yours too.
As a retired schoolteacher of 25 years and now 76 years old, I can attest that Vera and Jim are worthy of an A+++ ❤️🇲🇽.
The trip to San Miguel Allende was informative, exciting, and most importantly, life-changing. In fact, it was so impactful for me that I have decided to move to San Miguel soon. The city is safe, clean, and awe-inspiring, with plenty of opportunities to explore the cobblestone streets and indulge in the local culture.
Visiting the central area near the cathedral, listening to Mariachis sing and play instruments while people danced, and exploring local boutiques, specialty stores, and coffee shops were just a few of the highlights of my trip. Vera avoids the tourist traps, which I appreciated, and every day was full of astonishing surprises. I have plenty of beautiful videos and pictures to cherish forever.
San Miguel de Allende here I come. 🇲🇽 ❤️🥰💃
I love traveling with Vera Lopez and fellow travelers, drawn to “Spirits of the Earth’s” adventures.
My life long desire to explore Machu Pichu, Peru, was fulfilled when I learned a girlfriend and her new friends on the West Coast had hired Vera Lopez and “Spirits of the Earth” to guide them there. I JUST HAD TO GO on the already full trip, even though I only knew my friend and we lived in different cities. . . . . I did! It changed what was possible for me and brought “magic” into my life.
The sacred sites we visit are beautiful and located in the most incredible natural environments.
I feel awe. (Sedona, Arizona red rocks; Glastonbury, England and Avalon; Canadian forest and lakes; Cusco, Peru and Machu Pichu).
Myths and legends cloak these places of powerful energy and as I learn of them, my knowledge expands. ( Stone Henge, Egyptian Pyramids, Hopi Indian Reservation, Arizona; Ste. Marie de la Mer, France).
We may participate in rituals and ceremonies which transport me and give me my own experience of the power of these sites. I connect to a higher vibration and state of consciousness. (Full moon ceremony on Solstice, Machu Pichu; Awakening the Heart, San Miguel de Allende, México).
Whether in Peru, Brazil, Sedona, Arizona, England, France, Egypt, Spain, Canada, or Mexico, I learn and grow in the safe company of like-minded women. I make new friends, have a lot of fun and laughter, sight see, hike, and in between levitations (Gotcha! HaHa) enjoy shopping and of course fabulous food. What’s not to love?
These soulful adventures are FUN and connect me both to ancient wisdom, which my life takes on as I go home and then shows up as greater kindness or compassion to myself and others. Thank You Vera Lopez and to my fellow travelers.