In the embrace of nature, every step becomes a page, and with each page, we contribute to the ever-evolving story of self-discovery and interconnectedness. ~ John Muir

Do you find solace in the serene embrace of nature? Are you seeking a holistic experience that combines the rejuvenating benefits of spending time outdoors with the transformative power of storytelling? If so, Trailside Chats awaits you.

Trailside Chats offers a one-of-a-kind experience that combines the beauty of nature with the art of storytelling, providing Spiritual Storytellers with a unique opportunity for growth, inspiration and connection.

Go on a Journey of Self-Discovery

Trailside Chats offers a unique opportunity to immerse yourself in the natural wonders of Victoria, BC, while exploring the depths of your own storytelling potential.

Inspired by my transformative Camino pilgrimage and guided by my passion for storytelling, Trailside Chats offers a unique opportunity to connect with nature, community, and your inner storyteller.

Experience Nature’s Healing Touch

Our guided nature hikes/walks are designed for Spiritual Storytellers like you who crave the therapeutic embrace of nature. As we traverse scenic trails and picturesque landscapes, you’ll find inspiration in the beauty of our surroundings and the stories they hold. Along the way, I’ll offer storytelling coaching at designated spots, elevating your nature walk to another level of depth and meaning.

Connect with Your Surroundings

Join me on a journey inspired by my creations, including the captivating landscapes depicted in Closer to Indigo and the immersive experiences showcased in Saanich: Emerging Land; Emerging People. Our hiking locations are carefully chosen to mirror scenes from these works, allowing you to connect with the natural world in a profound and meaningful way.

Your Guide: Maria, Storytelling Coach & Author

As your guide, I’m a seasoned storyteller, author, and creator with a deep passion for nature and narrative. With a certificate in Wilderness/Remote 1st Aid and a wealth of experience from my transformative Camino pilgrimage, I bring a unique blend of storytelling expertise and outdoor knowledge to each Trailside Chats adventure.

Book Your Trailside Chats Adventure Today

Ready to go on a journey of self-discovery and storytelling amidst the breathtaking landscapes of Victoria, BC? Book your Trailside Chats adventure with me, Maria today and experience the transformative power of nature and narrative firsthand.


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