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The accidental mule

May 2003. I searched for my luggage on the carousel at Atlanta’s Hartsfield International Airport. There was a gentle nudge on my daypack that hung limply from my right shoulder. 453 more words

Ralph Goodale unsure if there will be surge of illegal border-crossers in 2018

A senior Canadian official held talks in Washington on Monday about immigrants illegally entering from the United States and indicated Ottawa was not sure it would see a surge in border crossings this year. 282 more words

World

RCMP intercepted over 20,000 asylum seekers in 2017

The RCMP intercepted a grand total of 20,593 asylum seekers crossing into Canada last year between legal border checkpoints, newly released numbers reveal.

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Canada

Driving with Ylli

May 2007. The line of vehicles at the border barely moved along the two-lane winding road that led to it. Passengers handed over their travel documents to the Albanian guards who tediously wrote down names and passport numbers in a ledger. 437 more words

Venturing beyond borders . . .

Have you ever taken the time to read your passport?

I hadn’t — not until today, when on a whim I checked its expiration date, and was struck by the fact that there are so few visa stamps on its pages. 939 more words

Travel

912-918: Now Which Country Are We In?

912 – Wednesday 29th November 2017: And into Montenegro

Heavy rain (drizzle from Brizzle, or Spain?) – K did laundry – or laundwet?  Rigged up clothesline in the closed but covered restaurant patio. 1,149 more words

Balkans Tour 2017-18

Carretera Austral - Part 1

The next part of our journey was a little uncertain. We knew we were continuing to make our way north but wanted a little bit more adventure and more stops on the way rather than doing the usual expensive tourist route from El Chalten to Bariloche via the Ruta 40 (boring barron flat land). 1,901 more words

South America