Archive for the tag 'Flight'

If you do not hope, you will not find what is beyond your hopes.
St. Clement of Alexandria

13 Comments CherryPie on Jul 8th 2018

We had an early start with the alarm going off at 6am. Some breakfast items had been left in our room the previous evening but unfortunately we had to leave most of it behind because due to airport security restrictions there would be nowhere to put any leftovers.

The hotel porter loaded the electric buggy with [...]

6 Comments CherryPie on Oct 28th 2017

The alarm going off at 3am seemed very early but it allowed us to get the airport in plenty of time for checking in at 4am. We checked in and passed through passport control without any problems. Now that we were not encumbered with our luggage we were able to enjoy breakfast which, for me, [...]

14 Comments CherryPie on Oct 19th 2017

Our early morning call woke us at 4.20 am and we quickly showered and packed the last few items in our cases with a view to being outside ready for our 5.30 transfer  that the Ljubljana representative had told us to expect. The room phone rang at 5 am  and when I picked it up [...]

10 Comments CherryPie on Oct 10th 2015

We are what our thoughts have made us; so take care about what you think. Words are secondary. Thoughts live; they travel far.
Swami Vivekananda

23 Comments CherryPie on Mar 22nd 2015

On our visit to Old Sarum we were treated with a fine aerobatic display from a plane that had taken off from the nearby airfield. It was only later, when I returned from my travels that I realised that it was possible to visit the airfield site. Maybe next time

10 Comments CherryPie on Oct 22nd 2014

One of the exhibits in the London  Science Museum is the command module from Apollo 10. It is quite fascinating to see it in person rather than in black and white on a television screen.  The scorch marks caused when re-entering the earth’s atmosphere are distinctly visible.

Apollo 10, carrying astronauts Thomas Stafford, John Young and [...]

10 Comments CherryPie on Aug 27th 2014

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