Travel Blogs from Battle
... Plus both planes were decorated with Christmas deccorations, so we really started to get into the Christmas spirit!
Finally, at 8pm on Friday 7th December 2012 we walked through arrivals at London Heathrow, 392 days since we left last year. Both our families were there waiting for us, and it was a great welcome home, they were even armed with advent calenders for us to catch-up on! It's hard to believe it's been a year, we both said on the plane it ...
... George IV had it built when he was Prince Regent in the early 1800s. Lavish does not begin to describe the interior. It’s amazing! The design is Chinoiserie with plenty of dragons and snakes, vibrant colours, glass, copper, gold, and some absolutely stunning chandeliers. Opulent, to be sure. It was really worth a visit. (No photography allowed inside, so I’ve uploaded a tiny photo from the internet and a ...
... br> a good sign. I felt quite lonely in Birmingham a lot of the time, and could
feel myself becoming more and more antisocial, and one of the things that I’ve
really enjoyed about my wwoofing experience so far has been meeting lots of new
people and making new friends. The balance of working with people during the
... store, public library, a Chinese take-away, a fish n'chip shop, and even a lingerie boutique.
We need some basic provisions to tide us over for the week.
"Go to Sainsbury’s in Maidstone" advises our loquacious host in Lenham. “You don’t have to pay for parking there.” Parking is expensive in Europe, ...
... us for the long drive from Terminal four to the rental car areas.
"What now?" I ask the driver as we arrive at the Hertz lot.
“Over there” he points to a grey cargo container set up as a mobile office on the far side of the Hertz rental lot.
“You're kidding!” I exclaim. Whatever have we got ourselves into?
We shuffle across the Hertz lot, trailing our suitcases, to the ...