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So this is officially our first entry into our blog and it is simply a matter of weeks tiill we set off on our round-the-world trip. We still have alot to do, and my to do list doesn't seem to be getting any smaller. We are both itching to go and we are getting that exciting feeling creeping in everyday now, its been like this for a few weeks now.
Today we received news that our Indian tourist visas were approve, which ...
But I say Adios to my 10 bed hostel dorms, shared bathrooms, Spanish speaking (which included a lot of pointing/actions/smiling and shrugging my shoulders/French/general Spanglish), throwing toilet paper in the bin, beautiful sights and scenery. And hola to the UK and my brilliant friends and family that I can't wait to catch up with.
It is good to be home once more…until next ...
So after a VERY stressful few days, I have thankfully got the all clear from the doctor this afternoon and can fly tomorrow - whoop whooop!!
Had (and still having) a bit of a stress about trying to get everything into one small backpack - this weight restriction rule is ridiculous!
Anyway just wanted to 1. Say hello and let you know we are off tomorrow and 2. Check that this even works!!
Speak to you all soon
Love Amy and James x
... the smile off his face. We have a quick check, everything seems to be there, it looks like someone has attempted some running repairs with selotape, not very successfully. That seals the fate of the bags I have moaned at him about since we left in the first place. We get a text from the taxi that is meeting us, he is there. We quickly load up and are on our way. An hour later that is it home again. There we find our good fairy godmother (Jacqui) has left a bottle of wine ...
... all the airmen lost in the war at Duxford. It is in the form of a large number of glass panels, one panel for each squadron, and on each panel a plane etched for every plane lost. Walking past this takes some time and it presses home the huge number of flights lost.
One of the hangars is full of what I would say really describes "Boy's Toys". These are privately owed planes, and most are being restored ...