Breakfast in Bangkok

Now having my passport back in hand, in the nick of time, I am free to travel to India. But first a stop in Nepal, for a workshop. (This post-retirement employment gets really tedious at times. Can you guess that I have mixed feelings?) The plane arrived late in Hong Kong so we missed the…

Apparently I need a visa for India

Some advice if you decide to travel to India – start your visa application a couple of weeks in advance. In theory, it can be done simply and quickly online. In practice, not always so! What a mess this is! I flew home from Toronto 2 days early in order to take care of this…

I’m back

In my last blog post, I was in Brazil with no luggage. Did any of you readers wonder whether I had even returned? OK, so most of my readers are related to me and knew where I was. That is a interesting but disconcerting thing about internet acquaintances from far away – they can disappear…

Day 28. Alcuescar to Valdesalor (26 km)

Uneventful walk today. It was not too hilly or rocky so the 26 km were not so bad. I quite like the albergue here, and enjoyed a return to the excellent bar/restaurant El Rincón de Julia. If the albergue is full (as it is now) Julia can find places in local homes for overflow pilgrims.