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Caroline van Oost – Report of pilgrim 16.609

Caroline van Oost walked the Walk of Wisdom as the 16,609th pilgrim ever and wrote the report below. With a wonderful message for all pilgrims and volunteers. Thank you Caroline! This trip I thought I was going to figure out how I want to…

A pilgrimage of 700 meters – report by Hermine Oldhoff

Hermine Oldhoff ran the first 700 meters of the Walk of Wisdom. That's all she could do. Still, the trip was important to her and a symbolic conclusion. Below is her inspired report. Thank you for your beautiful contribution Hermine! There…

“We will miss you, dear pilgrims” – farewell to a welcome host

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Annet Kooijmans For years, her husband and she offered hospitality to hundreds of pilgrims on one of the most beautiful parts of the Walk of Wisdom. In Groesbeek, near our Philosopher's Bench and a road that, despite its heavenly surroundings,…

16 tips for the Walk of Wisdom – by Inge (Deventer Wandelinge)

My name is Inge and I am a city guide in Deventer. I love to stroll through the city and share my enthusiasm about the city, but also to go out on my own and take longer walks through nature. For example, I walked the Walk of Walk of Wisdom…

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…

Silent walks – report Hans Peerden

Hans Peerden and a group of other pilgrims walk around the Walk of Wisdom in ten stages. He wrote the following report of the fourth étappe Plasmolen-Heumensoord. Would you like to participate in the rest of the series of 6 walks or with a…

We are all humans: on the magic of pilgrimage – by David Wen

At the end of May David Wen and Robert Spieker organize a group pilgrimage on the Walk of Wisdom. David Wen describes how the magic of the Camino pilgrimage inspires him to do this work. Many don’t understand why I walk 100 kilometers…

From: Our Logbook Halfway

"In a kind of emptinessI walk along forest, water and heathFeel connectedFeel free In the here and nowI'm moving forward in timeI'm falling togetherIn a field of timelessness." Logbook Mary Chapel, Alverna (halfway)Anka SteinfortApril 24,…

Report of a walk, April 6-14

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"What a wonderful journey you have set out. I'm completely fulfilled, but also tired! How beautiful this part of the Netherlands is and I was able to find my way through the 'angel' signaling. I (born in 1944) often had a 'alone in the world' feeling! I also looked in amazement at the many horses and sheep in polders and floodplains [...]

Marcia Teeken: modern pilgrim (photo-reportage)

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Photographer Marcia Teeken walked the Walk of Wisdom and made this impressive photo report. Modern Pilgrim Marcia Teeken Watch the full report of "Modern Pilgrim": link. More…