Jun 29, 2012
A lovely drive in the countryside
It is one a.m. and I’m wide awake and ready to start the day so I thought I’d send off my first email and let everyone know I survived the most terrifying part of my journey intact, so it should be smooth sailing from here on in!
“Well, you’re very brave,” is how the innkeeper Jane greeted me when I arrived yesterday morning in the rain. I knew the driving part would be scary but I’d thought my hotel was 5-10 minutes from the airport. Turns out I was a little off. Before I’d even gotten the car out of the lot I was already a little upset cause I couldn’t start the thing or figure out the GPS. It was raining, it was humid, I’d just schlepped 5 tons of luggage across the Atlantic and the humongous parking lot, and I was just super exhausted. READ MORE