We were lucky this time, and a room opened up beyond the one expected night, so we stayed for four days. Awoke the first morning at dawn, and the golden light hit the hills framed in our window for just a moment.
Monasteries - New Camaldoli Hermitage in Big Sur December 13th 2005 Monasteries - New Camaldoli Hermitage in Big Sur
Stopped for a night at the New Camaldoli Hermitage in Big Sur, one of the most dramatic of the 250 monasteries we visited for our book "Sanctuaries: A Guide to Lodgings in Monasteries, Abbeys and Retreats of the U.S." We were met with this new sign, which set the tone for our stay ... everyone mov ... read more
North America » United States » California » Big Sur Britain's American colonies broke with the mother country in 1776 and were recognized as the new nation of the United States of America following the Treaty of Paris in 1783. During the 19th and 20th centuries, 37 new states were added to the origina... ... read more
Author of Sanctuaries: A Guide to Lodgings in Monasteries, Abbeys & Retreats
We have visited over 250 retreats in the US and are now revisting some of our favorite retreats & monasteries that welcome guests.
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