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... Road. John Murray, Kindle edition, 2011
Hopkirk, P: Setting the East ablaze. John Murray, Kindle edition, 2012
Hopkirk, P: The Great Game:on secret service in high Asia. John Murray, Kindle edition, 2006
Hopkirk, P: Trespassers on the roof of the world. John Murray, Kindle edition, 2012
International Dunhuang Project: the ...
... I might know somebody." Within 5 minutes she had found a private taxi that would drive us to Blarney for a similar price as the tour! Georges quick thinking had saved the day. George's response was, "I guess God had another way for us to visit the Blarney stone, we just had to search for it."
One hour later we were met by our driver, Freddie. He was a nice Irish gentleman who was passionate about his country. He first drove us ...
... we met up with Taranaki friends and took them to see the lights of Piccadilly Circus. When you are so far from home there is something so wonderful about seeing people you know. It really was lovely catching up with Shelly and Somers and hearing about their time in London, it was like history repeating, their stories were that same as ours 13years ago!! So funny. Was a great ending to a great day.
...back to Brighton...back to family ...
... The Observatory is the place where time is measured from, Greenwich Mean Time. We found the 0 deg line of longitude and took our photo standing on it with half our body in the east and half in the west. We watched the ball drop when it was 1pm GMT and made sure our watches were synchronized. We stopped at a traditional British Pub and had bangers and mash and fish, chips and ...
... forward to; a treat to ourselves in light of our 'earlier than expected' return. Also high on the agenda was the wedding of Alex's childhood best friend Katie who had all but resigned herself to Alex being absent from her big day.
Regarding the future; who know's! One thing that is for sure however, is that if Alex has anything to do with it, plenty more amazing trips can be expected - cannot wait :-D
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