Holiday Inn Colchester
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But I say Adios to my 10 bed hostel dorms, shared bathrooms, Spanish speaking (which included a lot of pointing/actions/smiling and shrugging my shoulders/French/general Spanglish), throwing toilet paper in the bin, beautiful sights and scenery. And hola to the UK and my brilliant friends and family that I can't wait to catch up with.
It is good to be home once more…until next ...
After several years, pondering, wishing and intending to visit my little brother in New Zealand for the great south island motorcycle adventure, and never seeming to have the time or money, I decided to down a few rums one evening log on the computer and book the flight. LHR to CHC via SIngapore and Brisbane. Not the quickest flight booking in at 45 hours but the cheapest I could find ...
... to take a deep breath before going on board Concorde.
The planes are all interesting, but what if anything was even more fascinating was the exhibition about the people.
There were photos and recorded interviews of pilots, some early aviators, balloonists, which one could listen to on lift up phones... and they were varied and inspirational.
There were the obvious ones like Leonard Cheshire, (1917 - 1992) who was ...
... deposit for their house. Chris, Jamie Leigh and Melissa were missed too, it would have been great if they could also have been here.
However, thirteen of us did make it in the end, although not all of us were here for the full two weeks. Myself, Elaine & Elise; Shaun, Anne, Faye & Daisy and Anni enjoyed the full two weeks, while Rob & Mandy came out on the Monday after and returned on ...
... me to go with the flow more, there and on our return, but I'm now starting to think it will have the opposite effect. Anyway, today is our last 'free day' and I should be ironing and packing (see, I even feel the need to iron clothes that will be stuffed in a backpack!). I'm feeling my first lesson will be to pack light - and if I can't I'll just hide it in Shane's back pack. And yes, I have a back pack - who'd have thought ...
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