Benidorm shuts after a holiday season of six days

The quarantine of UK travellers to Spain has closed Benidorm. Some hotels only opened last Saturday, after the lock down. The UK announcement was made later that same day. For every hotel booking in Benidorm this week there have been 131 cancellations. Tour operators have already switched holidaymakers to Turkey, Croatia and Greece, or given … More Benidorm shuts after a holiday season of six days

We’ll meet again

To clarify the present summer break, in response to a few emails to me from readers, the equusasinus.net blog will continue and this break at the end of the long COVID-19 lockdown in Spain is temporary. Reader numbers were the lowest in ten years and it seemed there was such competing demand on everyone’s time … More We’ll meet again

3. The old normal

10 Years of the Blog 2010 – 2020, marking a decade since the blog began. This morning the van arrived from Nutrivila with the donkeys’ food. Tito climbed out of the cab putting on a face mask and I put on mine before greeting him. We unloaded the 25 bales of straw and three bales … More 3. The old normal

1. St-Jacques in Chatellerault: July 2010

10 Years of the Blog 2010 – 2020. This blog post is from the old Brother Lapin’s Pilgrimage blog, ten years ago. Each week I will republish two or three old posts: this is the first. https://brotherlapin.wordpress.com/2010/07/27/st-jacques-in-chatellerault/ When I wrote this blog post ten years ago, I was travelling on a bicycle from Canterbury to … More 1. St-Jacques in Chatellerault: July 2010