The Grand Hotel
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... was one of the people who had helped the magician with one of his tricks, and she brought along the souvenir he’d given her; an empty Coca Cola bottle with a 10p piece in it. But the 10p was bigger than the neck of the bottle, and the bottle hadn’t been broken. So how the magician got it in there is a complete mystery.
We scored 17/20 in the quiz, and had to take a tie-breaker with three other teams. We didn’t win. :-(
... got talking to a couple of ladies who recognised our North-East accent. One of them asked where we were from, and we said “Durham”. She then said “Are you Debbie?” much to my astonishment. “Yes”, I replied, “How did you know?” She replied that she’d heard me mentioned on the local radio, BBC Radio Newcastle! Yesterday morning while we were having our breakfast at 6.30am, the female DJ on the radio had said ...
... best view of the cathedral and castle is from the train station, and it is a sight I never, ever tire of. :-)
After 50 minutes we arrived at York, and decided it was a good time to crack open the bottle of chilled cava we’d brought, along with some orange juice, to enjoy a couple of glasses of Buck’s Fizz each, along with the snacks we’d brought to keep us going.
The three hour journey to Liverpool whizzed by, and ...
... until the person got out the car and turns out it was Labrinth so we got a photo with him (and then he indirected us) then went back onto the motorway and by chance One Direction's box cars drove in front of us (we knew the number plates) so we followed them all the way to Leeds to their hotel. Got out the car when we got there and Paul (their tour manager) then shouted at us to 'get back in your ******* ...
... and hope that out statement on our forms as we left Tanzania that we didnt like the corruption in immigration on Zanzibar sparks an investigation. (ha, fat chance).
The superfast ferry that we got took 2 and a half hours to get from Zanzibar to Dar Es Salaam (almost twice as long as our speedboat there) and we spent the time watching Rowan Atkinson films/sketches, there are definitely worse ways to pass the time but almost 3 hours of Mr.Bean/Jonny ...