Despite my ineptitude causing my credit card account to be suspended due to suspected fraud, not realising I'd need some sort of visa for Australia and what I will refer to as the "New Zealand Wobble" I have an almost complete itinerary for my GUFF trip.
Saturday 26th May - EMIRATES Leave Manchester at 20:50. Arrive Dubai 07:00, local time, Sunday 27th May.
Sunday 27th May - Depart Dubai at 10:05 after browsing consumer electronics. Arrive Perth 0:55, local time, Monday 28th May.
Monday 28th May - QANTAS Depart Perth at 06:20 after 5 hours of lying on a bench, probably. Arrive Adelaide at 10:40, local time, where dmw
have promised not to make me walk around a lake in order to see off the effects of jetlag. I'll also have the fishlifter
's there to help me acclimatise to Australian life. Remain in Adelaide until...
Friday 1st June - AIR NEW ZEALAND Leave Adelaide at 11.30 and arrive in Wellington at 21:00, local time. I change planes in Auckland and I'm considering buying something in every airport so I can have the 2007 GUFF trip memorial carrier bag collection. In Wellington I'll be attending Conspiracy 2
and meeting with NZ fans including Norman Cates, aka "superb bloke".
Tuesday 5th June - AIR NEW ZEALAND Leave Wellington 12:15 and arrive in Melbourne at 17:25, hopefully into the caring arms of hnpcc
. Her and shnetti
will look after me until...
Friday 8th June - Convergence 2
. The convention the trip is all about. I'm there until the day after the con...
Tuesday 12th June - I should be flying to Perth but this is the part of the trip I haven't actually sort yet. I still need to contact strangedave
and find out where he'll be and when he'll be travelling.
Friday 15th June - EMIRATES Depart Perth 22:55, arrive Dubai 05:45, local time, Saturday 16th June.
Saturday 16th June - Depart Dubai at 07:55 and arrive Manchester 12:25, local time, hopefully greeted by my_dad
who'll take me home and pour me into bed!( Things still to doCollapse )