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Old 08-30-2009, 02:14 PM   #796
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Fantastic TR, Sharon, and I applaud the detail. It certainly makes me want to try ABD, and especially your tour.

I, too, have found out what it means to have a well-designed tour as well as a superb tour leader, so I know what you're sayin'! You listed the many things that your gys did, and I am sure that there were others. I kept finding out things that Rob did--both because of my unfortunate incident and just in general, and I was amazed. He constantly interacted with the local guides and did his utmost to time things to minimize the number of other parties present at the sites and maximize our enjoyment.

I did not get upgraded, but I will tell you that for the most part, British Airways is superior to the US domestic carriers I have flown [and I told them so!]. I have to say that I envied you your pod!

Anyway, thanks again for your hard work and for taking us along. I am looking forward to your next/current trip!
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Wonderful final thoughts! I've always been interested in doing an ABD tour and after reading your TR, I'm really looking at booking a trip.
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Great conclusion. I really found your TR to be enjoyable and informative. Your pix were wonderful. Looking forward to reading more of your TRs in the future.
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GREAT final thoughts and overall TR. I loved going to DLParis with you and your many adventures. Thanks for sharing!!
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Thanks again, Sharon! I enjoyed every word!
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Sharon, I don't know how I lost reading the rest of your London/Paris ABD Tour, but my goodness, what an amazing trip you had. You had a much better view of Buckingham Palace than I did, but there were huge crowds foe the Queen's Golden Jubilee then. Harrods, I loved that store and cried at the site of The Princess Diana Memorial. I'm sure you were probably more composed in London than I was (just picture a 19 year old girl same age as Prince William, crazy for him, yeah that was me over anything I saw with his face on it). Looks like you had a great time with Cheryl, Mark, & Karen. Did the National Portrait Gallery still have the section on Winnie the Pooh? They had it there when I was over there(Disney). You got tons of great pictures in London and Paris (now I need to plan a trip to Paris). Some of your Pictures reminded me of some of our class time out of the room lugging around notebooks and pens and having to take notes at the sites in London to study or Tests. That was fun. I just honestly loved your TR and can't wait to read the DLP part. Thank you for sharing your trip with us.
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Five years later and I just spent the majority of my work day reading through this TR. Thank you so much for sharing your adventure with us! I'm planning on doing the current version of this tour in August and was really nervous about the smaller details that the website doesn't really tell you about, but this made me feel much better Although, a set meal for a picky eater like me isn't ideal, I'll be okay!

I'm also tacking on DLP to my trip but through DVC not ABD, so I'll eventually head over to that portion of this TR to scope it out too
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