292-294 Those who did not want to fight in the crusades, pilgrimage was the ultimate reforming act. Some went as mandated by a priest for remission of sins, some went to fulfill vows, some when to be more holy of their own initiative, and some for adventure. Pilgrimages often lasted for months. Churches and monastaries along the way would often provide food and lodging. Major pilgimage sites include Santiago de Compostela, Jerusalem, Canterbury, Rome, Lourdes, and Czestochowa.