Why is it,that when you have to get up early you wake up every hour to check the time to see if it's time to get up yet. Michael got up at 5am and made tea, packed up last bits, like night wear etc, washed dressed, drank tea and left the room.
Saw a beautiful deep red sunrise on our 45 min trip to the airport. Checked in, prioritised through customs and in the lounge by 7.am
Had some breakfast and stayed in lounge until we went to our gate at 8.30am, and boarded at 8.45am.
50 mins journey
50 mins journey
Take off 9.30am
Dozed on and off until about 2.45pm needed the loo and so thirsty, asked the steward for a cup of green tea on my way past, was given a nice bowl of chocolates with my tea. Laid down to shut my eyes for another 1hr, not quite sure time wise were we are at, lol phone says 2pm not sure what time zone that is? My watch is on Bangkok time which is 4pm
Read for a while then another meal, cold meats and salad, roll and fruit with a green tea at 5.30pm Bangkok time???
7.pm Bangkok time 3.pm Helsinki time as we approach to land
Landed 3.15pm local time ( Helsinki ) straight through customs by 3.35 we are on the bus out to the next plane
Push back 4pm
Actual take off 4.10pm local time
2.10pm London time
Half hour up and we were served another meal.
Landed at 4.50pm uk time, through customs and Collected our bags, argument at the front of the taxi queue, had to wait for them to sort out, some guy wanted to go to Peckham and pay in Dollars, eventually got a taxi and it dropped us off at the Crowne plaza, quick pit stop, got parking ticket validated and at 5.30pm we were on our way, M25 busy until after junction 10, then M26 missed rush hour on M20 Maidstone, got to Tesco just after 7pm picked up a few essentials until tomorrow. Got in at 8.10 just in time to see the sun setting.
Made a cup of tea and went to bed frickin cold.