25 April 2019

Pilgrims help raise HAE awareness

Following the successful planning and execution of the HAEi/AEDAF Camino Walk events in northwestern Spain in 2016 and 2017 as well as the HAEi Jakobsweg Walk in Vienna, Austria in 2018 HAEi has once more teamed up with the Spanish organization AEDAF for the third Camino Walk in Spain.

“We had hoped to be able to attract around 30 participants, but in the end, almost 50 HAE pilgrims signed up for the 2019 edition of the HAEi/AEDAF Camino Walk. Once more people will be coming from four continents as we cover Spain, the USA, Italy, Denmark, Hungary, South Africa, Chile, and Norway”, says Steen Bjerre from the organizing team.

The pilgrims will be meeting in Madrid Airport on the morning of Wednesday 15 May 2019 from where a bus will take them some 600 km to El Ferrol.

“The first stage is appropriately coinciding with hae day :-) this year as we will start Thursday morning and walk some 15 km from Neda to Puentedeume. The following day we will walk from Puentedeume to Betanzos – that is around 15 km as well. Finally, Saturday morning the third and final stage will be taking us the approximately 14 km from Sigüeiro to Santiago de Compostela”, says Steen Bjerre.

The participants will round off the HAEi/AEDAF Camino Walk 2019 by taking part in the pilgrim’s mass at the cathedral in Santiago de Compostela before the bus brings them back to Madrid.

You can follow the Camino Walk on a number of social media:

Open HAEi Facebook page: www.facebook.com/haeinternational

Closed HAEi Facebook group: www.facebook.com/groups/HAEinternational

Closed HAEi Camino Amigos group: www.facebook.com/groups/1704846256399874

Twitter: twitter.com/HAEDAY

Instagram: haeicamino

Website: www.haei.org

The official hashtag is #haecamino19