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Journey Across the Pond

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Lucy Fran (Kendra), Gert (Meghan) and Kayrou (Stephanie) are flying to London freaking England. Yes, I know most of you have been there before, heck, most of you LIVE in the area, but for some of us (okay, all three) this is our first time to that part of the world/Europe and we are stoked. Can I use that word? Apparently, b/c I just did. What what.

Here is our tentative itinerary:

Oct 27 - Arriving in London
Thomas Feakins (much love for putting up with us!) has planned our trip in the UK. His advice to Steph was to stop asking questions and for us three to pack rain gear. Ya know, it’s maddening, but the more we tell people about our trip, the more they tell us we picked the wrong time to go. It’s going to be raining and dismal and cold. Such pessimists! Heck – don’t they KNOW us? We are going to rock the rain! (possibly visiting with Gavin’s brother)

Most likely we’ll make it to Ireland Oct 31 or Nov 1. Fiona and Gavin’s entire extended family have kindly offered us suggestions on what to do/see (and all you wonderful Irish people that aren’t currently in Ireland).

Now for the FUN (aka, WARMER – slightly – weather!)

Flying to Italy around Nov 4, visiting every small town on the way North, train through Switzerland, Munich for four days (thanks Julia) then over to Paris for five days (Kimberly)! And finally making our way to the Netherlands where we’ll visit with Joss and Oliver and party it up Dutch Style.

The girls will drop Lucy Fran at the London airport Dec 1 and finish their adventures in the UK (mainly Wales – BOB/LLyr, Scotland - ). Until Dec 7 when they fly home.

Of course, we all know that none of that will happen. We’ll prolly get on the wrong flight, end up in Spain or disappear on a Greek Island for a few weeks. Whatever, we can deal.

We’ll try to update every few days (at least once a week). Check back and if you have friends/family/mates/3rd cousins you’ve never met in any of these areas, please, help us girls out. We’ll bring the wine if they provide the floor space!

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