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  1. 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?
  2. DLJ

    Toulouse to Lourdes

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

    Two Interior routes?

    I have walked the coastal route, but I am now interested in the interior route; however, there appears to be two interior routes, one starting in Tavira and one starting in Farminhao. Are there any guides to details of either routes, or does someone have current info on either of routes as to...
  4. DLJ

    Lessons from the Camino

    Just thinking - any suggestions? Simplicity – On the Camino you live day to day without many of the things that you earlier thought were indispensable. While minimal, all the essentials are carried in your backpack; Simplicity is a constant, including the night’s accommodations, and many of the...
  5. DLJ


    This year my wife and I were on the Camino Portuguese, but I think this is relevant to any route. We stopped at a cafe, where a tour group was resting. We got into conversation with members of the group, and stated that we had done several Camino's. Their response was, "Well, we don't have...
  6. DLJ

    Starting points at Faro or Tavira?

    I just received a new credential from Ivar, and the map inside of the Camino Portugues, shows starting points at Faro and Tavira. If that is correct is there any information available as to markings, suggested sections, accomodations, etc? Or any guide information?
  7. DLJ


    In light of the latest announcement regarding the various credentials, we are planning to do the Camino El Norte to Santiago in April, do you or who do you recommend contacting for a credential? I could get one from the American Pilgrims on the Camino, but from past experience theirs has been...
  8. DLJ

    Singing Pilgrims

    Just a comment on one of the small pleasure along the Camino. Once on the road, but at least 3 times in churches, not during any service, just stopping in for a visit or to get a stamp, Pilgrims started singing songs from the Mass, a cappello, it was truly a beautiful moving experience. In my...
  9. DLJ

    Via Domitia?

    I am interested if anyone has any current information on the Via Domitia? The GR653D starting from Montgenevre to Arles. Route conditions, accomodations, etc.? Tentative start in September.
  10. DLJ

    Journal Your Camino

    DLJ submitted a new resource: Journal Your Camino - Reflections on your camino, whether to Santiago or the Pilgrimage of life. Read more about this resource...
  11. DLJ

    Journal Your Camino

    Just published journal, "Journal Your Camino," 50 blank pages for your reflections before, during, and for long after your walk. Quotes, advice, photos from the Camino Frances and Via Gebennensis. small and easily packable. Remember, all of life, each minute of every day is a pilgimage. Live...
  12. DLJ

    Closed in Oct.?

    Planning to start in mid-Sept. from either Geneva or Le Puy, can I expect a sufficient number of accomodations to be open in October, or will they be much limited?
  13. DLJ

    route to Le Puy from Geneva

    I am looking for information, in English, on the route starting in Geneva to Le Puy. This year I did St. Jean to Santiago.