Every year, thousands of young people pack a rucksack and go off for a few months of backpacking through Europe, staying at youth hostels and trying to get in as much travel and experience as their meagre budgets allow. I never did. Now, twenty years later, I'd make that trip.
The result is Running Late: A high-speed romp around Europe in which I set out in my forties to do the backpacking trip I never quite managed in my twenties.
It's a fast-paced, get-away-from-it-all tour through thirty destinations in sixteen countries.
While many of my readers are more familiar with my previous guidebooks that specialized in the medical tourism genre, this offering is different. This book was created during my time as a student in Mexicali, and is not intended to be a comprehensive guide to the surgical services of this city. In cont...