Sacred Places Around the World: 108 Destinations
Copyright (c) 2004 by Brad Olsen Published by the Consortium of Collective Consciousness ™ All rights reserved.
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As is common in a historic and reference book such as this, much of the information included on these pages has been collected from diverse sources. When possible, the information has been checked and double-checked. Even with special effort to be accu- rate and thorough, the author and publisher cannot vouch for each and every reference. Because this is a book about traveling, many specifics can change overnight and with- out prior warning. The reader will find ample information collected from experienced adventurers, writers, and travel industry experts. The author and publisher assume no responsibility or liability for any outcome, loss, arrest, or injury that occurs as a result of information or advice contained in this book. As with the purchase of goods or services, caveat emptor is the prevailing responsibility of the purchaser, and the same is true for the traveler.
Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data: Olsen, Bradford C. Sacred Places Around the World: 108 Destinations / Brad Olsen p. cm. Includes index ISBN 1-888729-16-3 (ebk.) 1. Spirituality—Guidebooks. 2. Travel—Guidebooks. I. Title Library of Congress Catalog Card Number: 98-092920 Printed in the United States of America. 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2
Front Cover Photos: (c) 2004 Brad Olsen (Golden Buddha, Darjeeling, India; Forbidden City, Beijing, China; Montserrat Monastery, Spain).
(c) 2004 Trevor Zimmer (Sphinx and Great Pyramid, Giza, Egypt)