Leishmaniasis, caused by the Leishmania infantum parasite, carried by sandflies, is a severe, incurable disease, which is frequently lethal in dogs. Humans can also contract Leishmaniasis. The disease is common in Southern Europe, particularly the Mediterranean, and is spreading north as a result of climate change. It is also prevalent in the Middle East, SouthContinue reading “How To Prevent Leishmaniasis In Your Dog When Travelling In Europe”
All that worry about pet passports, bacon, and a bottle of milk lurking in the back of our fridge was unnecessary.
“They will be fine!” The man’s claim was the embodiment of my worst fears. Vans and caravans have specialist tyres. My primary worry about getting them changed abroad was that we would end up with the wrong ones – and this chap’s offering could not be more wrong.
I laughed out loud as we got caught behind the slowest tractor ever, which crawled up the hill out of Sommerach at a speed so leisurely that it failed to register on our speedometer. Besides every plan going horribly awry, a further feature of this year’s tour has been a plenitude of Farmer Palmers. TheyContinue reading “Sommerach to Karlovy Vary, Czech Republic”