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Wednesday, 10 December 2008

London Calling

We chose London as a destination because we were making this trip all about the kids.  London was also the one place that we could go that had no connections en route and had a daytime departure and arrival.  Well, it was the one place that we would want to go from Tbilisi, Republic of Georgia since we wanted to go somewhere vaguely civilized.  And being an English speaking country was an added bonus.  

So departing at a civilized hour of the morning, rather than those dreaded 2am or 4am departures, we flew into Heathrow.  Terminal 5 was not open yet, so it was busses from the tarmac, but we were one adult per child, so no worries at all on this trip.  We were officially on vacation.  We’d checked one bag and had one carry on each, so the amount of stuff was even manageable.   One of our strategies for traveling with children is to spend all the money on the hotel, since we retain our nap, snacks and bedtime schedule, so we do tend to spend quite a bit of our time in or near the hotel.& [...]More
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