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NielsJacob

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Planning a Pilgrimage
« on: September 30, 2017, 08:03:13 AM »
Hello all

I would love to do a pilgrimage on foot.

Has anyone here done like that?

Could it be done at all. In my case I should walk from Denmark and through Europe, Turkey, Jordan and then Saudi Arabia.

Are there a route like we know it from the Camino?

I think it would be possible just sees a lot of obsticles like finding a place to sleep, dangers on the road or visa ploblems.

But anyway I know that many refugees made it the other way on foot from Syria to Northen Europe.

I have familie: children and wife so I dont really know how I could to make it through.

But some here must have had same thoughts and maybe not bounded like me.

Or: How do you plan your pilgrimage, if you like me think that it's an obligation?


Peace.

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Re: Planning a Pilgrimage
« Reply #1 on: September 30, 2017, 08:38:33 AM »
Possible, at least in the EU due to open borders. I am not sure if things will get more complicated or not once you enter the Middle East. I'd suggest you plan your whole route ahead, with modern navigation technology it is not that hard. You should mark all the points of rest, such as the settlement points and especially places to eat/rest at those points. Backpacking motels should be available in most major cities, but I'd also look for facilities outside of towns. Also make sure to check the current road repairs on your route during your travel, if you plan on using the hitch-hiking method but also if travelling on foot. Getting familiar with local travel acts can be beneficial too.

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Re: Planning a Pilgrimage
« Reply #2 on: September 30, 2017, 11:57:17 AM »
Why? And why Saudi Arabia?
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Re: Planning a Pilgrimage
« Reply #3 on: October 01, 2017, 04:03:43 AM »
Why not?

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Re: Planning a Pilgrimage
« Reply #4 on: October 01, 2017, 05:59:32 AM »
peace,

Why do you want to do it on foot?

To answer "Why Saudia Arabia?" this might help:
http://mypercept.co.uk/articles/meaning-hajj-Quran.html
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NielsJacob

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Re: Planning a Pilgrimage
« Reply #5 on: October 01, 2017, 12:44:48 PM »
Peace Wakas.
I dont really know why I want to do it on foot. Just I think that also the journey itself have some qualities. Like I have to give up my daily routine and just focus on this thing. These days just to easy to buy everything. Also a trip like this.
I see that some Christian walking this Camino giving them a time for focus on some few simple things.
In my view it could be nice if more people would like to walk and you could just join them. Like a free train going with a special purpose which you could just join by walking along.
It's like to take the pilgrimage to the max imo.

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Re: Planning a Pilgrimage
« Reply #6 on: December 13, 2017, 11:43:25 PM »
Planning for a Hajj is a very bless full thing for any muslim, when i was looking for a proper services and details for Hajj services and the arkans for Hajj i came across a website from UAE which is: https://www.awqaf.gov.ae/en/Pages/default.aspx there you can get all the details regarding Hajj and if you are in the UAE and wishes to avail their service so you can also contact them.