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2005 Travel in Review

2005 was a busy year for travel. While the first part of the year was spent travelling to Jersey for family reasons (which also entailed more trips later on in the year), September and October saw us spending a lot of time on the west coast of the US.

Time for a list or fourteen.

Countries visited: USA, France, Italy, Germany, Belgium, Holland, Scotland, Jersey
Number of transatlantic trips: 7 (Sarasota, Las Vegas, Boston, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Santa Clara, Seattle)

Airlines flown: British Airways, Flybe, Delta, Virgin Atlantic, United, Alaskan, Alitalia, Lufthansa, KLM
Aircraft types flown: Boeing B737-500, Bombardier CRJ, McDonnell-Douglas MD-80, Boeing B747-400, Airbus A340-200, Airbus A340-600, Boeing B767-300, Airbus A320, Airbus A321, Boeing B757-200, BAe 146, Bombardier Dash 8 Q400

Best hotel: Wynn Las Vegas

Times through the Channel Tunnel: 2
Hire cars driven: 4
Convertibles driven down Highway 1: 1
Fast cars driven across Northern Italy: 1

Ferries used: 2

Highest point reached: 5420 feet above sea level.

Best airline food: Delta
Worst: KLM

Airlines I won't fly again: Flybe

Now, let's see where 2006 takes us - and how we get there!



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Jan. 5th, 2006 02:22 pm (UTC)
Highest point reached: 5420 feet above sea level.

Those must have been low-flying planes then... Is this why you won't fly Flybe again??????
Jan. 5th, 2006 03:06 pm (UTC)
So my number was 158,000 - what was yours?

Jan. 6th, 2006 05:03 pm (UTC)
Trees planted to offset the carbon emissions -- ideally, on a community development project in Africa?
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