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Retreat tourism for the weary traveller

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Many of us like to travel to see and experience new things but it is becoming an increasingly stressful experience.

But if you would like to experience something different you can now enjoy retreats in everything from Buddhist temples to convents.

Mike Powell has put the world on hold and gone on to find out what is on offer for the weary international traveller.

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