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The Arrival!


I got up early morning and went straight to the Airport on Thursday! I thought I was on time but I thought take off was at 8:30 am not 8:10 am so I was cutting it a bit close. As soon as I got the airport I was fast walking to the counter then I saw my friend who was also going to London which surprised me. After checking in I saw my cousin and his wife at the immigrations gate which was another surprise and he was going to LA through London, I thought he might be stopping over but it turned out he was going on vacation with his wife. After going through we went straight to the plane since it was already boarding, and as soon as I was on the plane I wanted to pass out.

This turned out to be a full flight and I was talking to my friend for a while before take off. As people were walking by I kept saying hello since I knew so many people on the plane. I said hello to about 5 people on the way back to my seat, and I even chatted with another friend. I thought I wouldn’t be able to go to sleep without saying hello to people! As soon as the plane took off I was asleep within 10 minutes, and I told them not to wake me up for breakfast or lunch since I already had a good sandwich before leaving home. I didn’t even get a chance to watch anything on TV since I was so tired.

I woke up about 5 hours later feeling a little refreshed and I filled out my landing card since I didn’t want to do that at the last minute. Then I popped out my laptop and started working on some spread sheets and listening to music. We started descending and so I packed up my laptop, and just kept the music going. The pilot had a few strong tilts to the left and right to adjust the plane decent, and his landing was a little rough but I was happy to have arrived in London. I left with my friend and we headed to immigrations, its funny how immigrations fast track is only open from 5:00am until 12:00pm and a lot of flights arrive after 12:00pm, I have never used Fast Track because its always closed when I arrive. That wasn’t really an issue since they are usually fast at immigrations.

We got to baggage claim and took a guess at which outlet the bags are going to come out of, and it was one lucky guess! We got our bags within minutes, and we headed out to go into London. We took the same car since it was only a 10 minute detour to drop him off. And the weather is just amazing in London.