Courtyard by Marriott London Gatwick Airport Hotel
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Gatwick Airport at long last. I have waited for the moment for a very long time. I have to say Gatwick is much more civilized than Heathrow.
So what lies ahead? I have no idea. This is my first venture into the America's and the New World. Its going to be exciting for sure, but I don't speak any Spanish, so getting around should be quite …
... be back at the hotel by 5, to meet up with Vicky & her mum, Margaret, for drinks before dinner. Head to a few stores, there's people everywhere, queues to the dressing rooms, I almost give up, ESP. With Julia in tow who just wants to head back to the hotel and play .... 'Hotels'. So shopping in London is pretty short lived, back to east putney on the tube to get changed. Great place we're staying, like a converted few houses joined together, clean, modern, ...
... still whiff of essence of Gerri.
When we had checked in the police and the dog had gone. Whether they found what they were looking for or had just gone home for tea I don't know. I got the feeling it was some sort of show of strength with the escalating Syrian situation.
This stupid blog, which is supposed to automatically ...
... back to reality in the UK.
12 hours of films and huge amounts of plane food later, we arrived, as we walked out of arrivals both sets of parents were there to meet us and we had hugs all round and a tearful reunion.
It still feels really surreal to be back, it's almost like the last year was a dream and i'm just waking up a bit sleepy and confused. I'm so proud of us both, it's been a wonderful year, hard work at some points and knackering but so worth it!
So today we were up bright and early and had organised which tubes to catch for the day. First stop we headed over to west minister Abbey and got there just after 9am and there was already a lineup forming and so we jumped in and s glad we did as the line up grew and grew and grew and went around the block was crazy! West minister Abbey was cool so much history and saw where Charles Darwin was etc. we then headed over to Buckingham palace for 11am to set ourselves up ...
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