Dr T's goodbye to Aruba
Trip Start Mar 17, 2007
450Trip End Ongoing
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Only Tony is ... naked.
When we leave, 20 minutes later, the lady is not to be found and a guy takes us to the airport. My theory is that she called her husband saying: there is a pervert here... .
We had to be at the airport 3 hours upfront to find out the counter only opens ...
2 hours upfront. And then, the ground hostess never did a check in, it takes her half an hour. This only the beginning of a veeeeery long journey.We land in Schiphol one hour late.
We just missed the train to Brussels. No wonder: all our luggage had to go through a very severe security check LEAVING the airport. This useless security drives me nuts.
I call our hostesses when the train leaves and make the mistake saying: we left on time, so we will arrive on time. In Antwerp the train stops. And does not move anymore. After about half an hour we get the message: technical problems: this train is cancelled. My fault: I called on Murphy. We run for the local train and just make it. When I call the girls, they just arrive in Mechelen. They have to wait for half an hour.
At last, at last: we arrive and see our friends. They brought champagne and 4 glasses, we open the bottle on the gate. The first hugs and tears. But, what is this weather all about??? Is this summer? But I cannot be cranky: I am home!
We look at 4 weeks at home, very exciting weeks: full of adventure, unexpected events, a laugh and a tear. And fun. Lots of fun. There is nothing like taking our friends in your arms after 5 months, nothing.
You will hear about this later, for now Dr T and M are home: let the party begin!!!!!!!!