Waiting it out thousands of miles from home

Liam Durkin

WITH worries about the future as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, people stuck in transit are facing extra layers of uncertainty.

For English backpacker James Smith, the current climate has virtually defeated the whole purpose of his backpacking trip.

The 28-year-old well and truly chose the worst time to travel to a new part of the country.

For more read Friday’s Gippsland Times.