Great Barr Hotel
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Business Services
- Wheelchair accessibility
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And so after a long flight - 12+ hours - we arrived in Paris, grabbed a quick drink and then on to Birmingham. Unfortunately, Pat's suitcase decided to stop off in Paris but will hopefully be delivered tomorrow! Back to a sunny UK, with a temperature not much cooler than Hanoi yesterday, where the blossom is in full swing. Lots of memories of a lovely holiday. ...
... our way and arrived without too much delay to check in. Luggage was booked straight through - hopefully we would see it again in HCMC.
A short flight to Paris before we boarded Air France plane for the long flight to Vietnam. We dozed a bit, read a bit and watched films a bit to while away the time. Somewhere along the way we lost 7hrs in time difference and most of Thursday. And so we arrived - not sure if it was Thursday or Friday - ready to start our adventures. ...
... clubs, speedway clubs and more Classic racecars than I had ever seen. It was totally exhausting, by the end of the day with our senses overloaded and bodies aching we dragged ourselves back to the train station still some 10 minutes walk away ( still within the NEC).The rest of our time in Brummyland was spent walking, visiting Angela's Aunt, coffee hunting and more walking. The day was finally here, the owners came home from their trip and with our car ...
... despair and misery were the orders of the day. I have been driven out of my mind.
Also today, a book arrived from Amazon: "After Daybreak", by Ben Shephard. It is about the liberation of the Belsen concentration camp in April 1945, which the British troops called the "Horror Camp", and with good reason. It was dramatically overcrowded, most of the inmates were suffering from ...
... medication and packed my mosquito net. Sun hat, sunscreen and after sun care is all there as well as firstaid, long sleeve tops and waterproof jacket. They suggest that you take photos of your family and pets. As I don't have any pets I thought I would take some photos of Australian animals. I also have a book on Australia that I was given for Christmas on year that I thought they may ...