12 December 2013


What is the worst thing that could happen to a person after an eight hour flight?  A delay in landing.  I was looking at the TV monitor and it showed how far we had flown and how close we were to landing.  Out the east window, you could begin to see the sun rise. 

But then.... the sun was on the west side and then back to the east. 

After an eight hour flight we were in a holding pattern over Manchester airport.  The reason?  Dense fog in London had made it impossible for those airports to keep up with the traffic and they were diverted to Manchester.

After 15 minutes of flying in circles the plane landed and my holiday began...

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