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To Russia with Love
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Well today is it. We are taking stock of what we need to pack, what we still need to get and how to keep the cat out of our ports while we try to pack! It is very exciting, and even the colds we picked up from the grand kids can't dampen that. Hopefully we can share that sniffley goodness with our fellow travelers. Sitting on the patio, it is starting to rain gently, we are enjoying a cup of tea and a big Emirates jet has just flown overhead coming in to land....
Well we are at the airport, our plane is sitting at the ramp and Kat and I are being very patient. Only an hour and three quarters before take off! On arrival, I had to claim a GST refund for our winter woollies. Well note to self, next time, make sure you know where the claims desk is first. I walked the length of the terminal and back and couldn't find it. I had to stoop to asking a very helpful man, he just grunted and pointed at the overhead signs, well who ...
Well we are getting excited about now. Lots of Christmas activities, family visits etc keep distracting us from the real worry, that is what do we need to take? The list keeps changing and the fact that we are going from an Australian summer to a very northern winter on the one flight, makes packing the winter woolies and boots into the small allowed cabin lugage a real challenge. Now what have we forgottten??