Just a quick note to let everyone know we made it to Moscow — a 23 hour train ride from Warsaw, but I think about 22 of those hours were taken up by passport checks, with another hour to change the wheels to the Russian gauge.
Nobody here speaks english, so I better figure out some “survival Russian”, da?
It seems the Norse god Eyjafjallajokull has brought the British aeronautical travel industry to its knees this weekend, erupting from deep within his glacial palace and spreading ashy vengeance upon the mortals who dare chase through the skies in chariots of aluminium, steel and beige plastic.
Anyway, I hope this doesn’t disrupt Dayna and Bruce when they fly back into London in the wee-hours of Monday morning!
[wp_geo_map]Most of you know I was in Australia in February, and when I came back we took a short trip up to the Highlands to get away from it all. We stayed in Glasgow, then on Skye in a beautiful little hotel. On the way home, we got stuck in the worst weather Scotland has seen for years — heavy snow, frozen lochs & very chilly coos.