The pilgrimage routes of Japan; the Kumano Kodo and the Camino de Santiago - the route to Santiago de Compostella, have both been given by UNESCO the status of World Heritage Sites. Both are originally meant for a spiritual pilgrimage.
To make a symbolic and spiritual link between the two and in dedication of the message of peace of O Sensei, a number of Spanish instructors, all students of the Kumano Juku Dojo in Japan, have organized a yearly Aikido seminar in places along the Camino de Santiago in Spain. Aim is to bring together aikidoka from everywhere and share the joy of Aikido.
More details (poster, website, tel nrs) on the Aikido Auvergne Kumano weblog;