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... I promise- I went to the STA travel shop and had a really good talk with one of the staff about my trip. He was really helpful and gave me a few good starting points for this trip. I now have a million and one brochures of flights and itineraries to look through and really that's mostly what I have been up to. I was planning on, for the most part, going my own way, rather than organised trips- but did you know you can only do the Inca Trail and Machu Picchu ...
Loaded up the car and drove to Windsor Castle, did a tour around the castle, again Liz and Phil were too use to put the kettle on for us. They did a good job on the rebuild after the fire in 1992.
Drove to Heathrow and booked into our hotel and re-packed all our suitcases in the afternoon ready for the flight tomorrow. All sorted for the hire car drop as well.
Had a great holiday but ready for home now........ The end is nigh !!
First entry in the blog!
Today we both finished packing, ready to leave on Wednesday morning!
We have a 20hr journey ahead of us, and should land in Quito, Ecuador 10.30pm local time.
Next update when we have settled in!
... to look for the Blue Bell section), walked the Slacker Crossing, photos in front of Kew Palace, explored the Princess of Wales Conservatory, mazed through the Rock Garden and enjoyed the tranquility of the Family Plant Beds. A day filled of smells, textures, shapes, sizes, colour...and lots of photos! By the time we got back to Burgess Hill we decided to have dinner in town at 'Ask Italian', which was lovely and then strolled home for a restful night ...
... Italian this time and settled in to watch the fans in their fancy costumes stagger home from the rugby. The theme was around safaris so there were many animals and pith helmets in evidence. The games had started at 9 am and finished at 7 pm so a long hard day for the fans. But on the whole the crowd seemed very well behaved. It was great to have such a bird's eye view.
We watched the BAFTA awards for television and then went to ...