Dive into captivating travel stories as Pachamama unravels the possibilities of our extraordinary world
Paths to Pachamama is a backpacker's book full of travel stories and powerful, inspiring ideas about spirituality. In their journey of self-discovery, the authors realize how critically important it is for global society to change in a way that creates a physically and spiritually sustainable world. They have dedicated themselves to helping spur this change and are working on many projects and collaborating with different organizations to support the change they know is critical for our planet to survive.
We've made Paths to Pachamama available on a donation basis. Each person decides what to give. You can get a digital copy here for free (or a print copy & Kindle version on Amazon) and come back after you've read the book to donate any amount you'd like. We are proud to give this book freely to anyone who wants to take the first step on this journey with us. We are placing our faith in the karmic law of the Universe.
Joseph De La Cruz grew up in Boulder, Colorado, a graduate of a K-12 bilingual Spanish education program and the University of Colorado, Boulder with a bachelor’s degree in International Relations and Italian. He is a traveler of worlds, constantly asking big picture questions as he seeks meaningful answers to better understand the universe in which he lives. Forced on the road following the death of his mother in search of answers to life's greatest mysteries, this book represents the wisdom and experience gained throughout his adventures in South America.
Born in Bruges, Belgium
Simon Vandekerckhove grew up in Bruges, Belgium. He spent a few years abroad studying in Spain, teaching in Thailand, working around Australia and backpacking through South America. Throughout his journeys, the symbolism and coincidences he’s experienced have widened his perspective to both the physical and spiritual dimensions. Now he feels it’s both his duty and obligation to share the lessons bestowed upon him during his years of travel and provide some guidance to others who are ready to cross the threshold of their comfort zone in search of exploration and adventure.