Wounded U.S. veterans travel to the Catholic shrine of Lourdes in southwest France.
A 750-mile pilgrimage route connects 88 temples and shrines that claim connection to Japanese Buddhist monk Kobo Daishi.
Christian pilgrims walk the Jesus Trail in Jerusalem while American Jews celebrate Sukkot, the Feast of the Tabernacles.
Muslim pilgrims from Boston take part in the five-day pilgrimage from Medina to Mecca.
Millions gather for the Kumbh Mela, the Hindu festival in which pilgrims bathe where two sacred rivers meet.
Blacks attend the annual Nigerian festival honouring the Yoruba goddess Osun.
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