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  1. DLJ

    Lodgings in the Cele valley

    The Miam Miam Dodo has a 2021 guide book with all the info for that route. Also includes the Rocamadour varient.
  2. DLJ

    Jesus in Jerusalem....Gerard in Geneva

    A very entertaining story, but for anyone interested in walking the Via Gebennensis (Geneva - Le Puy en Velay) it is not necessary to take ferries or trains. You start from the Old Town several streets have the traditional blue/yellow trailmarker, for example the Rue du Soleil-Levant, these...
  3. DLJ

    Comment by 'DLJ' in media 'Chapel of St Michael in LePuy, perched on top of the neck of an extinct vocano.jpeg'

    Nice shot, brings back fond memories, thanks for sharing.
  4. DLJ

    Comment by 'DLJ' in media 'Moissac Canal.jpg'

    Thanks John, It is always nice to have Camino photos to relive the experience, but it is even nicer when others appreciate them also.
  5. DLJ

    Confessions during the Holy year 2021

    A world vaccine would be the best answer to prayers for the Holy Year. Buen Camino!
  6. DLJ

    Confessions during the Holy year 2021

    I suspect the Pandemic regulations will take precedence over Holy Year activities. Masks and safe distancing will still be required. Have you seen any of Ivar's tours of the Cathedral, it only seats about 75 people? I don't imagine there will be the usual thousands crowded together. Since...
  7. DLJ

    Confessions during the Holy year 2021

    In light of the Pandemic, this Holy Year, will-likely have no resemblance to Holy Years past. Masks and safe distancing will most likely still apply as it does now in the Cathedral. There will not be as in the past thousands crowded together.
  8. DLJ

    Comment by 'DLJ' in media 'Reflections, Canal outside Moissac.'

    What a beautiful time and place. Love the Black & White.
  9. Moissac Canal.jpg

    Moissac Canal.jpg

    Much of the days walk on the Le Puy route is along the shady, tranquil Moissac Canal, from Moissac, France.
  10. DLJ

    Possible detour on Arles Route to Lourdes?

    There is a relatively new GR861 from Toulouse to St. Bertrand de Comminges, then 60 kms. on I believe GR78 to Lourdes. A total of about 150 miles. It supposedly has very little road walking. It follows the Goronne River.
  11. DLJ

    Looking for any current info?

    Thanks for the link, but they apparently have made a new route, La Via Garona (GR861), Toulouse to St. Bertrand-de-Comminges, and then the traditional route to Lourdes. then on to St. Jean. The www. have a guide book for it.
  12. DLJ

    Looking for any current info?

    Leaving Mar. 2nd to walk Via Piemont (Via Garona/GR861) Toulouse to Lourdes; Lourdes to St. Jean. Wondering if anybody had any current information on the route?
  13. DLJ

    Are you thinking to walk the Camino (the way of the Saint James) again?

    As the many can attest the Camino calls you back.
  14. DLJ

    Is there a Place in the Modern World for "Pilgrimages"?

    The world leaders, need to take up backpacks and walk the Camino. Now, more than ever, the pilgrimage has value.
  15. DLJ

    Comment by 'DLJ' in media 'Le Puy: Chappelle Saint Michel atop volcanic rock'

    Great shot. Loved Le Puy, and the continuing route.
  16. DLJ

    Toulouse to Lourdes

    I have already done Le Puy to St. Jean passing through Moissac; loved the section along the Moissac Canal.
  17. DLJ

    Toulouse to Lourdes

    Is there a marked route from Toulouse to Lourdes? Are accommodations open in October?
  18. DLJ

    Via Francigena Pilgrim Identifier

    My wife and I went on and bought a couple of large antique keys. I think the Via Francigena Assoc. now has a patch.
  19. DLJ

    Why the hurry?