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A healing, enriching journey – report by Marianne

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Marianne from Alphen aan de Rijn was the 15,256th pilgrim the Walk of Wisdom. She made an important decision during her journey and wrote the report below. Thank you for your soulful journey Marianne, what you write is moving. You make us…

Day care Andere Koek Wijchen helps with packing starter packs

The other Koek day care foundation is going to help us. Every year we send almost 3,000 starter packs to new pilgrims. Quite a job! Our co-coordinator Manja Bente is therefore happy with these warm helpers from Wijchen. A report from the…
Onterechte portokosten

Please note: unjustified postage costs by Postnl

Please note: there are reports that Postnl charges extra postage to pilgrims who received a starter pack delivered to their home. These postage charges are unjustified and we have already complained about them. Postnl has switched to new…
Koekoeksgaard

Little owl box for the Cuckoo Orchard

It was with great pleasure that we donated a little owl box to Alberthe and Paul van de Koekoeksgaard in the Ooijpolder. As a thank you, we received a beautiful box with 6 red wine bottles from their ecological vineyard. Paul Spierings (Koekoeksgaard)…

Pilgrimage in a group on the Walk of Wisdom

In our almost 9 years of existence, coaches often go on pilgrimages with a group. Often small groups of 4 to 12 participants around a theme under the guidance of one or two coaches. When participants are registered as pilgrims for a starter…
Fiets- en wandelbeurs

At the campsite during the Fiets en Wandelbeurs – report

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Last February we were again at the annual cycling and walking fair in Utrecht. On a special pilgrim square, sponsored by the organization. A report by Manja, co-coordinator of our route. Photo: Bicycle and walking fair by Stephan de Goede I…
Inpakken startpakketten Walk of Wisdom

Looking for home and co-workers for our starter packages

Do you also have a warm heart for the Walk of Wisdom ? We are looking for people who like to prepare our starter kits at home or together. Every year we send out a few thousand starter packs to pilgrims. The packages are prepared with attention…
Tempelhof groepspelgrimage

Are you our new board member? [HOORAY, FILLED IN!]

Our current secretary is passing on the baton after eight years (thanks Jan!). As a result, board members Monica Boschman (chairman) and Angélique Vermeulen (now treasurer) are looking for a new board member (secretary or treasurer) who wants…
stichting Vrienden op de Fiets

An ode to the Friends on the Bicycle foundation (vrienden op de fiets)

Thanks to the Friends of the Bicycle foundation ("Vrienden op de fiets"), walkers and cyclists throughout the Netherlands and far beyond can spend the night with 'friends' for a small fee. Often these are also hikers and cyclists who make…

New ambassador: Hans Teunissen, Mayor of Gennep

Gennep Mayor The Walk of Wisdom has a new ambassador: Hans Teunissen, the mayor of Gennep. Teunissen has been in office for a number of years. He succeeded Peter de Koning, who was also an ambassador of our pilgrimage route at the time. We…