Home - At last!

Trip Start Mar 12, 2011
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Trip End Dec 15, 2011


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Home - at last!

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Saturday, May 7, 2011

Both flights were pretty ordinary, but then what can happen on an air flight. There isn't the range of possible excitement that you can have in a car journey, is there! On the Vlad/Moscow flight, the Business Class passengers were given wine with their meal, we weren't. So as the hostess came to the back of the plane, I asked her "What? No wine?" with a big smile. A few minutes later she whispered in my ear "If I get you some wine, do you want red or white?" So 2 glasses appeared, with a request that we keep it quiet! Lovely girl. But on the BMI flight (Moscow/London) they couldn't even find 2 seats together for us. First time Martin and I have been separated in 2 months!

We were met at London Heathrow by Alison and family. Lovely welcome, helium balloons and all. So nice to be appreciated!

Driven back to Alison & Martins, though I must admit I fell asleep a few times on the way. Then drove back to our house. By the time I got home my body clock was reading about 9am, with only a little sleep in the last 24, so I was pretty bushed.

Unusual feeling after being on the go for so long, sort of disorientated. Will take a while to get back into the swing of things.

Thanks to everyone who has followed our exploits, thanks for all the messages of support and the good wishes. I regret to advise that here the blog ends (apart from some photos which I still have to post) until we go and collect Stanley from the US West coast to drive to the East.

So, until then, Ta Ta For Now
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Rosemary & Peter on

We shall miss your blogs - they have become part of the daily routine! But we are glad you are home safe & sound & hope to hear all about your(unpublished) exploits in due course - we're sure there must be some! See you soon.

Lorraine and Roy on

Will miss the daily "have they managed to use the wifi!!" Pleased that you got back with no real hitches!! Anti-climax comes to mind for you two!! Looking forward to chatting some time Rog!!

Robert and Caroline on

we are pleased to have you home safely!

Susan and Bill on

I can only repeat what everyone has said.CONGRATULATIONS! Having got back from Inverness on Friday I have been catching up with the last 2 weeks of your adventures . It feels like I have been glued to this chair eagerly turning the pages but then I think of how many more hours you both have been driving and tending Stanley. Well done.

Shelagh Revells on

Welcome home. Amazing journey! It seems like yesterday you were just setting off!!!!! Congrats on great planning, and perfect execution! K and S

David Williams on

Well done to you both. Kept the world in perspective at times reading of your exploits! Cant wait for the next installment.

jeff on

looking forward to your return to Southern California. Finished your blog, both hero's in my eyes. Elva ran on dyno today and to everyone's surprise made decent horsepower.

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