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Visit the locations in the The Sixteenth Trail story on you own or join Palo Santo
for at a Secret Gathering event, retreat on Monhegan Island, ME or one of his walks in the woods at FarandNear, Holdenwood or Walden Pond in Massachusetts. Join Palo Santo's Patreon community for access to these exclusive events. Just click on the drop down menu above and click Patreon to receive more information.

"Paradise", hemlock ravine at FarandNear, a favorite spot to meditate

is the family estate of the Goodspeed family (once the oldest book dealers in Boston) and is now open to the public as part of The Trustees a non-profit supported by members.  The 89 acre grounds are covered with beautiful trees and flowers and walking trails into a magical hemlock ravine called "Paradise."  The property contains a Pinetum, a conifer arboretum collection with mature specimens. Located in Shirley, MA.  Contact for guided walks (Small reception pavilion with restrooms on site)

The Stone Bridge at Holdenwood
Located in the old town center of Shirley, MA (also close to FarandNear), Holdenwood is in a private trust and the many walking trails are open to the public.  Please respect the posted signs for rules.

Monhegan Island, Maine is located approximately 12 miles off the coast of Maine accessible by boat from Boothbay, New Harbor and Port Clyde, Maine
Monhegan Island, Maine
A magical island located off the coast of Maine.  It's remote location is not for all travelers.
Medical and emergency services are very limited.
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Newgrange passage tomb & Hill of Tara, County Meath, Ireland

Cliffs of Moher, County Clare, Ireland

Palo Santo's Secret Gatherings are multi-media presentations of the story at
various locations public and private

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about the Secret Gatherings by joining our Patreon Community coming in 2020!