And we're off!
Trip Start Jan 17, 2007
75Trip End Aug 29, 2007
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I have arrived!
I'd like to say that my first day in England was incredibly productive, however it was mostly spent sleeping and drinking, as I was trying to soak up the local culture! :p I feel that I did a good job!
I blame the airplane! 6 hours is far too short to watch the movie, eat two meals and have a decent sleep...
My trip got off to a lovely start with the customs officials at Heathrow, telling me that they might send me back to Canada, because my travel plan was vague...The official said that when I went through immigration, I should be very specific...Ironically enough, after I was terrified that I'd get sent back, I picked up my luggage and didn't have to go through any immigration! So luckily the worry was useless..
My travel buddy Sam met me at the airport and then we proceeded to get to his house [which is nowhere near London mom...whoops]
Then the tube station that we had to go to was broken down because of the crazy winds and so we had to walk there from the next closest station, as we needed to get to the train station that was upstairs...
All is well though, I'm here and alive!
We leave tomorrow morning at 3 am for Stansted airport and then we're off to Oslo to actually start travelling!
P.S. I'd like to give a big thank you to everyone has helped me to prepare for this trip, whether it was financially, emotionally or with information and contacts!
Thanks everyone! I'm lucky to know such wonderful people!