Travel Blogs from London
After our somewhat long and mostly uneventful flight from Edmonton to Heathrow, we're finally here! The first sign that this trip was going to be a good one was when I ran into my friend Leah at the Edmonton airport. Turns out that she was on our flight, along with other friends Jeff and Hailey. They're all people that I went to high school with, …
... a throng of severely obese feathered friends by one of the churches that were too fat and lazy to even move when I approached them. Another thing I love about this part of the capital are the seriously insane street names, like Poultry and Cheapside (certainly not cheap anymore) and Little Britain and the wonderful Throgmorton Avenue. I read the map like a book and I want to know their origins. After living in Sweden for so many years, it's nice to see a bit ...
... turned unemployment and the need for a few pieces of gear into a masterclass in time wasting, losing sleep over important decisions like "what colour should my only trousers in 2013 be?". We felt it was only right then that our first blog post should include some detail on this area.
Usually the three of us tend to travel as light as possible (often resulting in all kinds of interesting smells) and this trip is no exception. We are planning ...
Right so I may be too organised for some people but I do have to have a list for everything!
So I have piled a list of things to do before I leave:
- Travel insurance
- Cancel direct debits
- cancel tax on your car and declare SORN if you are keeping it
- Give all car documents to family in case you want to sell it while travelling
- Injections/Malaria tablets
- Book flights
- Book any accommodation if you ...
Well, following us returning to the UK after a week when Karen broke her collarbone Sandboarding, we have rebooked the trip to start from the start on the 8th September! We managed to reschedule the whole trip back by 9 weeks so we still get to do everything we wanted to originally so we owe massive thanks to Rich at STA travel in Kingston for helping us out.
Will carry on the blog once the trip resumes ...