All posts tagged: plane

Planes and Trains

3 July 2014 Today was a big travel day for us as we were leaving Germany by plane to go back to Paris and then taking a train down to Limoges. We woke up, had breakfast and then did last minute packing before checking out of our hotel. We still had a few hours to kill so off we trekked with our backpacks and suitcases to do some last minute shopping. We then headed to the big central station to catch the S-Bahn to the airport for our flight. After a bit of trouble checking in luggage, we had a wee bit of a rush (that’s an understatement) to our departure gate- which had changed last minute. The rush also included me forgetting my boarding pass at customs (that was one major freak out I had). Luckily one of the security found me before I had to do the quick sprint all the way back. We finally got on the plane safe and sound and had our super quick flight back to Paris where Catherine …

Last day in Paris & Flying to Germany

(I apologise in advance, because for some reason WordPress will not let me create paragraphs.) Today was our last day in Paris. The weather was looking pretty terrible so we decided to just hang out at home, post our postcards and finish packing. In the afternoon we hopped in the car and Catherine drove us to Charles de Gaulle airport to catch the plane to Dusseldorf, Germany. On the flight we were given complementary food and drink, so we took advantage of this by getting a small bottle of Rose wine each. The plane ride went by without a hiccup, it seemed like the shortest flight I’ve ever taken. It was interesting adjusting languages. We were now so used to saying “merci,” that the “danke’s” took a while to come out naturally. We caught the S-Bahn to the main train station in Dusseldorf and then tried to find our way to our hotel. This proved harder than expected and we ended up walking around in circles for a bit, so much so that we risked …