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The joy of international travel ... not

This morning I arrived rather early at SFO. When checking in I noticed that the first leg of my trip was delayed by almost 2 hours. And, originally, had a 1.5 hour layover in Minneapolis. So that wouldn't work anymore...
So Delta rescheduled my whole trip: From San Francisco to Los Angeles to Paris to Amsterdam. With a couple of hours of layover at each stop. Initially I would arrive around 11 AM in Amsterdam, but that will be around 8 PM now! So a nice 9 hour delay.
Luckily SFO offers a free 45 wifi service. As I have three wifi enabled devices I am fine for over 2 hours. I must get as much sleep as possible at every leg, to feel just a little bit alive tomorrow. Or the day after that. The one and only positive thing is that I can head straight to bed when I finally get home.
I really realty hope no other delays will pop up... (to be continued)

The continuation
So SFO - LAX took about 1,5 hours, then 3 hours of waiting. Next a 9 hours flight to Paris, and of course I got a seat right in the middle of the plane (no aisle, no window). Managed to get some sleep though. And saw a really nice movie: Greenberg. With Ben Stiller in a much less funnier role than usual. And the first part of When You're Strange, a "Rockumentary" about The Doors. Saved the second part for the next morning. Managed to get some sleep. Then in Paris another 4 hours of airport lallygagging. Another 1 hour flight to Amsterdam, a 1,5 train ride and then - finally - home. And also my luggage made it...
So a very, very, long trip indeed. But OOW was worthwhile. Again.


Johan Bolhuis said…
Hoi Roel,

Een beetje troost voor je, morgen mag je de hele dag rusten. Alexandra en ik zitten op de bank snot verkouden te wezen, dus de afspraak is verzet.

Groetjes en een voorspoedige reis verder,

Johan Bolhuis

(Tip voor jou en Linda: kun je de movie als stream bestellen. Wij vinden het een aanrader.
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