The Gordon House Hotel
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I travelled back to Kent to say goodbye to my family and fly from Heathrow to Bangkok.
I have my parents to thank for having the travelling bug. My parents met in Iran and have travelled to an impressive number of countries between them. My dad is particularly jealous of ...
So although the build up had been relatively short n real terms with a good few concentrated weeks of organization it was there. The last few weeks being wedmin and checking and the final week my preening!! My early morning starts at work not really for my new job but for me to do the various printing, research and organization. Oh well I still went over and above!!! So the weekend before was Easter giving us a few extra days. Starting with writing everyone's food choices ...
... really interesting to me is the drinking culture. Most the pubs are super quiet but then it hits 5 30 and all the workers go for drinks after work. People sitting at the bar to drink was also random and different.
Also this night we booked a restaurant reservation at this random restaurant. We get there and this place is suuuuper classy. They watch you so intently to make sure everything is okay, we were just 2 gross backpacker ***** getting a $200 meal, was ...
... some other vegetarian dishes (and some more pints of Fullers). Martin Freeman's King Richard III (with the Trafalgar group) was playing across the road, and I slowly began to realize that Martin Freeman is in EVERYTHING, now.
Our final stop was at Harrods, where we noted that very few items held price tags. We missed the Princess Diana and Dodi statue, having found out about it after arriving back at the Drayton, but that may have been a good thing.
... in as I was completely exhausted from the flight.
Managed to get about 10 hours sleep and thus far I'm not feeling the jetlag too badly so finger's crossed it doesn't smash me in the face.
I've got a free day in London today, before I meet Daniel and Rachael for dinner so hopefully my facebook friends have some good suggestions for me on what to fill my time with.
Will write again soon!