Gay Travel Adventure Rafting the Grand Canyon from Spirit

New Jersey, (PressExposure) February 18, 2009 -- Spirit Journeys’ latest addition to their calendar is a gay travel adventure rafting through the Grand Canyon. Titled “Going Deep”, this adventure starts and ends in Las Vegas. In between, there are eight days of rafting 280 miles of the Colorado River. The intent of this journey is to experience the river and the canyon on a deeper level than an ordinary vacation.

The awe inspiring surroundings will further the adventure into your Self. Being on the Colorado River at the bottom of the Grand Canyon has a way of making us humans very humble; in the presence of such majesty, major life shifts can happen. Meditation, Heart Circles and group movement rituals will be used to help open your heart and deepen your experience of this incredible place. The more you open to what the Canyon and River offer, the more alive you will become; you can reawaken to your true nature of laughter, playfulness and a quest for adventure. The intention is to actively engage the Canyon and the River so that you come to know them on a more intimate level. Our raft stops several times each day to hike, to explore side canyons, to swim in favorite swimming holes or to stand in the power of waterfalls.

Howie Holben is the guide for this gay vacation. He is owner and caretaker of Spirit Journeys. He was raised in northern Arizona and has always felt a special bond to the sacred places of the Southwest. The gifts he brings to this Journey are his extensive knowledge of these places and the love for the path we follow on this journey. Since early childhood, he has been drawn to indigenous peoples and their spiritual teachings, traditions and practices. This attraction has taken him on many adventures, exploring the countless ways of "being in the world". His personal journey through addiction and recovery has spawned in him a genuine interest in assisting others on their own spiritual path and he takes great pleasure in introducing people to practices, sacred ways and cultures to help them "step outside their box". A Reiki/Karuna Ki Master and Quantum Touch Practioner, his desire is to help others uncover their potential and set their hearts and minds free.

Those who are interested in finding out more information about this and other gay vacations or in booking this journey can visit

About Spirit Journeys:

Spirit Journeys offers gay vacations, gay travel and gay retreats with a spiritual focus. They can be reached at (800) 754-1875.

About Spirit Journeys

Howie Holben
Phone: 800-754-1875

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Press Release Submitted On: February 18, 2009 at 2:43 am
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