Thursday, January 5, 2017

The Final Leg of the Trip

Finally arriving at home with thirty-six hours of travel and no sleep, we were greeted to 10 inches of snow and a temperature of 4 degrees.

Yesterday, our day had begun sunny and warm temperatures in Sydney, Australia.

We arrived at the Sydney airport with people rushing here and there to get to their destinations.

Departing on time, after about seven hours in flight, the captain informed us that we would be diverting to Honolulu so that a passenger could be taken to the hospital.

Fortunately, we were able to stay on the plane and we took off several hours later to San Francisco.  Unfortunately, we missed our connecting flight to Denver.

The next several hours in the San Francisco airport were spent waiting for our new flight.  The flight was delayed due to maintenance issues.  While waiting, we noticed that other flights were being cancelled or delayed due to the weather.  We began to have flashbacks of our outward bound journey to Sydney.

The plane left and arrived to a cold and snowy Denver airport.

Our last tackle was to get on the shuttle from the airport to Loveland.  We just wanted to get home.

Without anymore incidents, we were thankful to arrive home to a warm house.  We began to unpack and to discuss "what would be our next journey?".