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We are 7 sleeps away from our Australian travels and are pretty much set to go! Yesterday we picked up our money, it feels new and a little like Monopoly money ;-) Matt enjoyed rolling in it! We also received our final e-ticket confirmation from Malaysia Airlines :-) and we have all paperwork printed and ready to go! This time next week we will behalf way to Sydney, where it is currently 21 degrees at ...
... my family, the fact that I am not there to support, but I have to trust that it is all meant to be so. As I write this it is already the 6th December so .. here's to Hilda and Lotte with love. had an OK night on the plane despite the obese coughing man. grateful for Elite class and more room. Just had breakfast of ginger chicken noodles and have about an hour till landing. Working out how to use this so be ...
So here we are back in Blighty with any lost weight well and truly back on after spending the last month with family and friends. As promised we are detailing the statistics of our trip so here goes:
Total Cycle days: 43 days
Fastest cycle speed: 39 mph
Most miles in one day on cycle: 96 (154km)
Least miles in one day on cycle: 14 (25km)
Distance travelled by cycle: 2350 miles (3782km)
Distance travelled by boat: 260 miles (420km)
... I was a little disappointed at being given a attic room during one of my stays and having to sleep in a single bed, but it was nice enough to go back and the double room I stayed in was much nicer and with a sofa. The breakfast is very good as it is cooked to order, although pre-ordering didn't take into account that you would then arrive and have to wait almost half an hour before getting served it ...
... German radio messages, carefully writing them down, then they were delivered to "Station X" by bicycle, where they were duly de-coded and the information used in intelligence.
Literally thousands of messages were intercepted and de-coded. So important was the information they discovered that it is accepted that it shortened the war by at least two years.
As the volume of messages increased, more machines were invented at Bletchey to make the ...