The Betsy - South Beach
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So first impressions of Miami....it's hot. And by hot, I mean 30+ by 830am hot...but as Hollywood taught us, some like it hot, and luckily we are amongst them. It's also humid...no-one likes it humid.
After a good night of sleep at the Betsy Hotel - "aided" by the soothing sounds of the in room white noise generator (which, quite frankly, …
Finally the day arrived for us to abandon life as we know it and set off on our big U.S. adventure.
The first necessary action was to fuel up...so a stop off at Chapters in Blackheath for breakfast was required. Then a quick and uneventful taxi ride dropped us off at Gatwick South - with enough time to spare for the obligatory preflight …
... into the early hours of the morning. Thanks for heading across the ocean to see me guys, it was great to hang out with you in New York!
After more airport waiting time, more checking in, customs and all that jazz, it was time to board my flight to... Barbados! I know right! When I was working at the school in Leeds there was a lovely lady in my department doing her PGCE. When she heard about my travelling plans she said, I'm moving back to Trinidad (where she is from) with ...
... people who suffer from motion sickness should probably not ride! The journey in takes you soaring above the castle grounds with Harry Potter and his friends on a thrilling adventure, coming face-to-face with an array of magical creatures! The ride proclaims that this "attraction uses groundbreaking, state-of-the-art technology (and a little magic) to create a one-of-a-kind ride experience." They were right about the motion sickness - it made me feel a bit queasy but Andy came ...
... out on the floor with my coffee. I am getting pretty hungry but the over priced airport food is not appetizing. I’ll wait to reap the reward of my Chinese consumption. Frequent buyer airplane food. International trips don’t cost extra. Now that’s appetizing!
PS not a lot of Americans waiting to board this flight