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We departed Auckand International Airport at 11.50pm Wednesday 9th July 2014 for our 3 week holiday in the UK. Had a good flight to Hong Kong arriving 11hrs later. Our next flight to Heathrow departed after after a small delay and we arrived in London 3.30pm Thursday 10th July. After a 2 1/2 hr journey north of London we arrived at a beautiful little village called Gosberton. After a lovely meal of English Pork Pie and salad we called it a ...
... At the moment we are having a stiff drink, even me.
Anyway we are moving on tomorrow, back to Leobay, Steve and Shelia's home, looking forward to that. (Then it's on the plane home on Monday probably with a Sunday roast at Sheerness pub before we leave. Bit over all this "look it up on the wed site attitude". Don't people talk anymore. Time for another Pastis. Sheeesh. from Russ)
Love from Sue and Russ.
... told the teacher, "But wait, this test says 2014!" The teacher replied, "That's ok, every year the questions are the same - but the answers are different!" Da-dum-crash! The ever-changing British economy. Finally it was our turn, descending the 10 (yes, ten) locks. By lock 8 it had started to drizzle - by the end we were quite wet. The previous boaters had cleared out, and we were able to moor at the foot ...
Robyn wanted to stop in Flag Fen, to see the ancient Bronze Age Celtic village recently discovered there. Flag Fen is one of the most important archaeological sites in Europe, home to a unique ancient wooden monument. A kilometer long wooden causeway and platform have been preserved for 3500 years in the wetland.
We are safely back in the UK!
Our journey was fine, except for being held on the runway at Auckland Airport for 3 hours unable to depart due to a plane fault. We thought that we might have had to spend another night in NZ, but at 2am (we were due to depart at 11pm) we took off and headed to Guangzhou. It wasn't great having another 3 hours added to a flight that's already 11 hour long!
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