Holiday Inn Express London - Golders Green North
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... happen in the roads.
When flying out of England we had to be at the airport three hours before departure so once we arrived we knew we had some queuing and waiting ahead before we boarded.
It was not too bad if you don't count Dennis initially having our luggage labelled as going straight to San Francisco! He did not usually do checkins as he had to ask for assistance a couple of times. He was quite a bit closer to retirement than us.
... one call it “Wild Bread”?
Then we went to the stall selling French cheeses where I asked for “Smelly
Camembere” and “Gentle Brie” and told the nice Frenchman that I trusted him.
I got myself into the picture next buying an organic cucumber……can’t keep out of
... gas masks and retro posters. Food wise you could get just about anything under the sun as well. We settled on Mexican and ate our fajitas sitting on motorbike stools overlooking the Camden canal lock. We ducked in for a quick beer and pit stop at one of the locals which was a hangout for Amy Winehouse amongst other celebs, with a tribute to her above the bar, and RIP Amy graffiti all through the loos. It was also one of the buildings that had been badly damaged by the big Camden Town ...
First signifier of the trip I was undertaking was the plane I was flying in (Boeing 777 with Qatar Airways). I like long haul flights because you can kinda kid yourself into thinking you're flying in business class (when you're used to Easyjet it's not hard), that is until you actually see what business class looks like. Cruelly, when we boarded the plane ...
... We flew Swiss Air, which was OK, except for a lot of turbulence, as we passed close to the big system causing all the snow storms. Terry and I both felt a bit sqiffy. Landed at Zurich with plenty of time to catch our connecting flight to London. Swiss Air was kind enough to hand out chocolates on both flights.
The flight over the south of England was ...