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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Beverage Selection
- Kids activities or Babysitting
- Free parking
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Sarah awoke way before the two alarms we had set and made the wake tea then into the shower, got dressed and when both of us were ready we locked up our room and again across the road to get the shuttle bus to Gatwick. It was then we met our first Hurtigruten travellers a couple of ladies from Jersey! We think travelling companions they also were up much early than expected. A short trip to the airport and we are then in search of ...
Bob picked us up on time ready to go to St David's station where we had a lovely latte and Olaf made a quick appearance to have his photo taken. The train was on time and so our adventure begins...... We arrived at Reading and it was wifely off one train, swap platforms and right onto the train going to Gatwick. All on time and now the next stop would be the airport. We got to Gatwick and decided to maybe walk to the hotel but making our way out of the South Terminal we ...
... welcome to stop reading them - I won't mind, honestly.
So, to business. For those who do not know, I am about to embark on a 6 week adventure around New Zealand with Rachael Durham; one of my best friends and a flatmate from university. We fly from Heathrow next Monday, 26th January 2015, and should arrive in Auckland on Wednesday 28th, with a brief, but I'm sure very relieving, stop in Hong Kong in the middle. From there the plan ...
... and 20 minutes queuing is a nightmare on one of the busiest days in the British travellers calendar. Eventually we head back via a reasonable change at Reading and we get to Newton Abbott station and a quick cab ride home.
I'd pre warned our neighbours who had been fantastic at filling our empty fridge and freezer with staples to get us through our first night back. There was a welcome party ready with keys, help ...
... trying to study Spanish in the evening after a glass of Dorset cider is a complete waste of time.
It is possible the cider is having a general effect of addling my brain because I have had a bout of loosing things - something I don't normally do. I lost the GPS system whilst on Hadrians wall, but luckily got it back, I lost a brand new (expensive) glove whilst at Swannage, I then drove off from Swannage leaving my large bird feeder ...