The Feast of Transformation gathering is limited to 10 people. We will celebrate the season by doing a traditional Sere ritual, enjoying the bonfire, and stargazing.

Please bring a tent or sleeping bag, insect repellant, and toiletries of you are staying the night. We have a kitchen and shower facilities.

Faeries and Vortexes Pilgrimage

Sept 18 – 25, 2022

Asheville, North Carolina, United States

Looking Glass Falls, Pisgah National Forest

Our next spiritual adventure takes us to the magical mountains of Asheville, North Carolina where we will visit lands sacred to the Cherokee. Each day takes us outdoors where we will connect with nature and allow her to teach and heal us.

Laura Giles will guide the group in short daily practices to help each person build their sensitivity to the energies around them. Once you “get” it, it’s something that you can take with you wherever you go. You will never look at Nature the same again, nor will you ever feel alone. You will be able to feel the world around you communicating in its own unique way.

Discover the unique lore and energy of each place we visit. Who knows? If you’re sensitive enough, you may even see the faeries!

Tour Highlights

  • vegan (mostly) lunch and dinner daily
  • air conditioned ground transportation
  • daily practices to help guests experience the energy of Nature
  • visits to the Boone vortex, Asheville vortices, Chimney Rock, Rumbling Bald Cave, Hickory Nut Gorge, the Pisgah National Forest.
  • Autumn equinox ritual
  • caving
  • moderate hiking
  • foraging class – learn to identify wild plants for food and medicine
  • working with fire class

What You Need to Know

  • There is one spot available for a single or couple. (The rest are booked already).
  • There is a lot of driving each day (riding for you). If you get car sick, this may not be the trip for you.
  • We are staying in a house, not a hotel. You will have your own room, but it’s communal living. If you are sunny company, pick up after yourself, and play well with others, you are welcome.
  • We have a jaccuzi! If you’d like to partake, please bring a bathing suit.
  • Love bonfires? We have a fire pit and will have at least one night under the stars by the fire.
  • We are in the mountains in the fall. The color should be lovely, so bring a camera. Also bring warm clothes. Mornings are chilly.
  • We will be hiking. Pack sturdy, comfortable shoes, a water bottle, a sun hat, sun screen, and insect repellant.
  • As this is a physical tour, it’s best suited for able bodied people.

Who Should Come?

If you’re a fan of the Light Bearer’s mission and want to shine, you’re a candidate for this journey. Listen to your heart. If it’s calling to you, let’s talk.