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TravelPod Member ReviewsNorwood Hotel Birmingham
Friendly welcome, large comfortable room and good services - recommended
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... news from Paris which is awful, and still unfolding. Had a delicious take away as is the usual Friday evening meal here. More chat and then an early night. Have to be up earlier tomorrow as Diane and myself are going to a ladies breakfast at 8am for an 8.30 start. Cannock folk note it is a LADIES breakfast!!!. A very relaxed start to be big ...
Car arrived on time and I am now in the lounge. Just had a lovely breakfast of prawn salad and lovely coffee. This is certainly the way to travel. Must make the most of it. Birmingham airport is so much easier than Heathrow where we have travelled to Australia from in the past. Update later Now in the departure lounge in Dubai. ...
... We continued to eat our way around the markets however! We had waffles, donuts, more mulled wine and even had deep fried cheese. We finished off the night with a ride on the Ferris wheel, which was a little scary going up for me as I'm not so good with heights. But once I realised that we were pretty secure, it was a lovely ride looking over the city on a clear night with the full moon ...
... to find Rob had to be decontaminated when passing through customs due to his muddy boots - oops. A quick-ish bus trip into the city and a short(ish) walk finally got us to our hostel!
1 car trip
12500 miles flown
34 hours airside
3 Security altercations (Jamie)
1 Decontamination (Rob)
1 bus trip
42 hours door to door
0 hours sleep
= probably the most welcome nights sleep EVER
Thursday the 10th of
October – Well, up early
again so we could have a last wander around and breakfast before
going to the airport for our 10.30 flight to Gatwick Airport. Jan
Puckett had already discovered there could be flight delays due to
French air control problems and she was right but it wasn't too bad.
We took off at 1pm leaving warm beautiful blue skies for shades of
gray and cool dampness. A good flight with a ...