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An honesty bar on the route: Bergharen Refuge

Co-coordinator Damiaan visited Ad and Iny's mountain hut in Bergharen with colleague Manja. An 'honesty bar' where pilgrims can make their own tea and coffee and catch their breath. A spontaneous initiative of cordiality on the Walk of Wisdom.…

Jacobsgenootschap autumn day: That’s how it can be done!

Saturday, November 11, I was with Manja at the fall meeting of the Jacobsgenootschap with a stand about the Walk of Wisdom. The society helps pilgrims on their way to Santiago de Compostela in Spain. The association has more than 13,000 members…

Our new (free) departure ceremonies for 2024 are online

You can now register for our (free) departure ceremonies of 2024. For a bit of reflection and connection at the beginning of your journey. Pilgrims, farewellers and other interested parties: welcome! - every 1st Saturday of the month: in…

Message from our route keeper: the markers are on the road again

Our markers set off for the autumn round: repairing marker signs, refreshing faded stickers, checking the route. Adding a little love to the Walk of Wisdom : thank you all! If you have any tips, please let our route keeper Monique Zoon know…

Landscape contribution: €222 for nature foundation Kadans in Nederasselt

Although our route runs right past it, pilgrims will not know the area. Out of sight, but not out of mind!

Jaap Robben: “You miss more than you experience” (departure ceremony after sunrise)

At our departure ceremony after sunrise at the beginning of this month, Monica Boschman read a text by Jaap Robben, which he wrote for our first book of hours Seasons of Life. "You're missing out on more than you're experiencing." "You're…
World Cleanup Day 2023

Tidy is neat: World Cleanup Day 2023 report

More than 600 cigarette butts cleaned up at an action against litter

Feed the Source: report on the special departure ceremony on the Waal

Manja Bente recently supervised a special departure ceremony on the Waal. The ceremony was for Tamar Falconer who left with her camel Einstein to promote her book and lifestyle as a "full-time adventurer". The ceremony was an initiative of…
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New dates: free online orientation evenings on walking the Walk of Wisdom

Are you interested in walking the Walk of Wisdom or have you already registered? Then the online (free) orientation evenings below might be something for you. Co-developer of the route Manja Bente talks about the idea behind the tour. She…

World Clean-up day – Sat 16 Sep Are you in?

We are going to clean up litter on the Spiegelwaal in Nijmegen.