The Elephant at Pangbourne
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Business Services
- Free parking
- Pets allowed
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... two continents and five modes of transport.
Sailing in to Caen the following morning, the epic 33 hour journey was complete, all had gone to plan and was toasted with the best of French breakfasts in a stunning farmhouse in beautiful Normandy. Many hours over the next few days were spent enjoying the local countryside, coastline, cuisine, ciders and great conversations with the odd game of Scrabble thrown in. Happier times ...
... flight but of course now was late arriving in Sydney. (and you can guess what that meant can't you?)
Anyway sped through immigration with our new smart passports and then waited and waited and waited for our suitcases to appear. And they didn't. So trundle along to Baggage Services and lodge a report - hopefully they'll arrive sometime today.
Headed then to Qantas domestic transfers and as you'll have guessed by now - we'd missed ...
"I'll see you guys before you know it! Four & a half months will fly by, I said through tears..December 30th".135 days, 18 counties, 36 cities, 15 languages, and 6 currencies. I remember landing in London England scared to death just like it was yesterday. I cannot believe it's already been four and a half months and our insane cultured growing journey has come to an end and I am now leaving the place I first thought was so scary and unknown. Only to a physical end ...
... it anyway giving up after 35 minutes of covering the same ground over and over while dodging kids, roller bags and the elderly. Leaving this terminal represents a security screening hassle and, since I am a transit passenger (not legally in the U.K. since I did not clear Immigration and Customs), a lengthy process of passport control and much more. So, after a bit over two miles, I give up.
Food offerings in the BA North Lounge include a baked ...
... kicked in... or maybe it was just the gin.
We're going to get very well acquainted with waiting areas in airports over the next few months so I suppose sitting here in Terminal 3 is good practice. However, at least the cricket is on and England are doing well. I'm setting my watch ahead four and a half hours to Delhi time (quite what difference extra half hour will make I don't know. ...