Our exit from Cambodia was dramatic. On the road to the airport the car in front of us burst into flames (no one was hurt) and as we arrived at the departure terminal a tremendous thunderstorm broke over our heads, leading to the only delayed flight of the whole trip. By contrast on landing at Heathrow we are greeted with grey, leaden skies - weather more suited to February than May. Inside Terminal 5 the countenances of the immigration and customs staff are equ...
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My first blog on the move! Arrived at Heathrow Airport - more accurately described as a shopping mall that aeroplanes happen to fly in and out of. Lovely day in London - blue skies and snow on the ground (but, thankfully, not on the runway). The start of a trend - the further south we go the better the weather is going to be. Only 2 hours shopping time before our next flight. Next bulletin from Hong Kong!
Well less than 24 hours to go before we set off and I can't get rid of a nagging feeling that I've forgotten something important. Well if I do remember before tomorrow afternoon I hope it's not heavy. Travelling light is the aim - but that doesn't take account of the cameras, the laptop, the chargers, the guide books and so on. My actual clothes would probably fit in a carry-on bag but instead I've got this giant, and feeling very heavy, bag (and another rucsac a...