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Tim's Travelling Adventures

by Penfold

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Well, this started out as a way that my wife could follow my lone progress in my little sports car from Birmingham UK to Orkney.

Been there, done that 2 day there, 13hour return trip.

So now follow me: an Englishman representing Americans and based in a French office near Paris. With an appartment in Versailles and trips back to the UK anything can happen and, frankly, I've no idea where this will lead!

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OK, so you can do this using Google Earth, but my flight back to the UK flew from Orly to Coventry and flew over my work, my flat (marked with the subtle blue arrow) and Versailles Palace.

So I took some snaps.
9th May 2006, 16:18  

yeah google earth does it but its not as fun as doing it your self!

9th May 2006, 16:20

Penfold says:

Yeah, getting it installed was a real pain, but now it's there it's better than GPS! :)

9th May 2006, 16:28

freckle says:

That big blue arrow might help him find his way home, but it doesn't help him get to the ferry!!!!!! :-)

9th May 2006, 16:45

Penfold says:

OK, good point well made....., but I only went 2 hours in a slightly wrong direction and I arrived only 1 hour later than I expected. Hurrah for Eurotunnel who just put me on the next train.

(It was a minor GPS programming error a couple of weeks ago. "Terminal Transmanche" is not the same as "Tunnel sous La Manche".) Doh!

9th May 2006, 16:50

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