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... locations, but it was all to no avail. Still, we ended up in an Irish pub watching the Bayern Munich against Borussia Dortmund top of the table clash (with an eye on Man United’s scrappy win at Reading) before pigging out at a Thai restaurant. So the evening wasn’t a complete loss.
Still, a lot of people were going to be disappointed if I were to return home gingerbreadless. But thankfully there was still a way. 09:23 ...
... and rethinking of old habits.The first thing we did (after meeting with doctors and a dietician ) was to hit the internet to educate ourselves in the art of reading labels, in order to find out what could now be included in our meals. High teas (one of Del's favourite pastimes) seems to be out now as does her other favourite- the yum cha!
However, with an increased awareness of celiacs, there ...
... Therefore, no taxi needed. We donned our various bags and backpacks and headed for the hotel, not taking into account the size of the underground station. This proved to be a mistake as we went out the wrong exit and headed away from the direction we should have been going in. Okay, no big deal until the laces on my new hiking boots got caught up and I got a close up view of those cobblestone paths I so love! Yes, I fell over and have a skinned knee ...
... Stopp ist dann London Heathrow, wo ich schließlich in den Flieger nach Hongkong umsteige. Nach insgesamt 15,5 Stunden komme ich dort dann an. Ortszeit wird das 17 Uhr sein (Deutsche Zeit 10.00 Uhr). Von dort kommt dann der nächste Eintrag! Euch allen noch einen schönen Abend!!! Liebe Grüße (zum vorerst letzten Mal von deutschem Boden) ...
... charged my credit card on July 25: the amount, EUR
I asked many times for an explanation and invoice: there was no
response until September 13, 50 days after Hertz charged my credit card.
I received a Hertz invoice on September 13th demanding
additional EUR 364.30.
Hertz Dusseldorf charged EUR 1,150.58 for a hardly noticeable dent!