Claire & Dave's Big Adventure
Well! Here we are, it's the night before we set off on our enormous honeymoon! We are stopping in the Crowne Plaza next to Manchester airport and at the moment we are both sitting in the room with a beer and a wine reflecting on what have been some of the most memorable few months we have ever had! From finishing work (temporarily), to the stag dos, to the hen dos, to the wedding, to our final Bon voyage leaving drinks at the Four Alls last night! Everything has been a hundred miles per hour, but if there is anything that we have learnt recently it is definitely how lucky we both are to have such wonderful family and friends. Overwhelmed is an understatement. It has been such a happy time for us both which made today much harder than we thought it would be. It's been a difficult day with lots of goodbyes, hugs and kisses (and quite a few tears!). But now we're looking forward... Looking forward to our honeymoon of a lifetime, a year spent doing what we love doing, travelling! It's been 6 years since our last trip and we've always said we would do it again and now it's finally happening! Our plan at the moment is a rough one, we get on a plane to Moscow first thing in the morning where we will spend a couple of nights before we get on the Trans-Siberian express for our 5 day train journey to Mongolia! (Providing that the tickets get delivered to our hotel). We then plan on about 10 days in Mongolia before jumping back on the train to take us to China. From there, apart from us eating a lot of spring rolls and duck and pancakes, who knows...? So again, thank you so much to everyone who has made us feel so loved these last couple of weeks. Feel free to watch this space, keep up to date with us and follow us on our journeys. Apologies in advance for long gaps between updates, poor spelling and bad grammar. But for now it's an early night, we get the feeling that this room might be the comfiest, cleanest, quietest, cockroach/bug free-est, for quite some time...