Scotland (SouthPole-sium and Outer Hebrides), Spain (SIAFU)
May 2015




LAUNCHED: 19 April 2014.       LAST UPDATED: 26 April 2015


Click here to read some commentary on the trip and to see some photos. (Will be up after the trip.)



ITINERARY:

No Day Date Description/Activity At Night Notes
01 Monday 27 April 2015 BOS-LHR
Flight: BA 212
Dep 7:10pm, Arr 6:30am next day. Terminal 5
$951.17
FF#: AA 02D4C64
Booking reference: ZEUXJO
E Ticket No: ?
Confirmation No: ?
On plane NHHRC meeting at 11am in Concord.
Drive to Nashua.
Leave car at: Nashua Park & Ride
Tel: 1-800-639-8080. 603-845-1999.
Take bus to Logan: Dep 1:30 (Arr 2:50); 3:00 (Arr 4:20)
02 Tuesday 28 April 2015 Arrive LHR. Fly to Glasgow.
LHR-GLA
Flight: BA 1476
Dep 10am Terminal 5, Arr 11:25am
Rent car. Drive Glasgow to Craobh Haven
At Jane & Falcon's Enterprise car rental Conf No:148328990
Total cost: £201.42 (2 weeks. £14.39 per day)
03 Wednesday 29 April 2015 Prepare for SouthPole-sium At Jane & Falcon's
04 Thursday 30 April 2015 Prepare for SouthPole-sium Probably at Lunga House 1
05 Friday 1 May 2015 SouthPole-sium 1/4 Lunga House 2
06 Saturday 2 May 2015 SouthPole-sium 2/4 Lunga House 3
07 Sunday 3 May 2015 SouthPole-sium 3/4 Lunga House 4 Last day of eye drops.
08 Monday 4 May 2015 SouthPole-sium 4/4 Lunga House 5 Discovery Wardroom Dinner 1/2
Conrad: Arr Gatwick EZJet 5332 8:05am.
Dep: Train from Euston 11:50pm. Arr: 7:18 next day.
09 Tuesday 5 May 2015 Hebrides cruise. Elizabeth G may be boarded at North Pier, Oban, at 3pm. Take rental car to Oban and leave for week. Boat 1/6 Discovery Wardroom Dinner 2/2
Conrad: Train from Glasgow Central to Oban. Dep 10:37am. Arr 1:43pm
10 Wednesday 6 May 2015 Hebrides cruise Boat 2/6
11 Thursday 7 May 2015 Hebrides cruise Boat 3/6
12 Friday 8 May 2015 Hebrides cruise Boat 4/6
13 Saturday 9 May 2015 Hebrides cruise Boat 5/6
14 Sunday 10 May 2015 Hebrides cruise Boat 6/6
15 Monday 11 May 2015 Hebrides cruise. Disembark Elizabeth G at North Pier, Oban, 11-Noon.
Pick up car and drive from Oban to Glasgow Airport. Drop off car ca. 6pm. Take bus into Glasgow.
Holiday Inn Glasgow, 161 West Nile Street, Glasgow. Tel: 44-141-3528311.
2 adults. Conf No: 64581354. 95. With Conrad.
16 Tuesday 12 May 2015 National Express bus from Buchanan Station to Victoria Coach Station. Dep: 11am; Arr 9:05pm. Ticket No: FFENPC24. 11. Holiday Inn at Stansted, with Luci. Thremhall Avenue. Hotel Front Desk: 44-1279-680015. 89. Confirmation: 67128223 Conrad: Same bus to London. National Express ticket no. FFERKL45. 11.
17 Wednesday 13 May 2015 To Stansted by shuttle or taxi.
Fly to Girona. Ryanair FR9802 from Stansted. £25.49. Reservation Number SRGKGE.
Dep 11:10am, Arr 2:15pm.
Rent car (Luci). Drive to Empuriabrava.
SIAFU reunion 1
Empuriabrava
18 Thursday 14 May 2015 SIAFU reunion 2 Empuriabrava
19 Friday 15 May 2015 SIAFU reunion 3 Empuriabrava Conrad: LGW for EZJet. Flight 5333. Dep 08:20. Arr TLS 11:05
20 Saturday 16 May 2015 SIAFU reunion 4 Empuriabrava
21 Sunday 17 May 2015 SIAFU reunion 5. Return to UK. Girona-Stansted. Ryanair. Dep 9:30 Arr 10:45. FGM78F flight reservation number. $38.80. UK 1 ? Hotel or at Bonhams or possibly at Mary's
22 Monday 18 May 2015 UK 2 Take train to Winchester. At the Hendersons 1/2
23 Tuesday 19 May 2015 UK 3 At the Hendersons 2/2
24 Wednesday 20 May 2015 UK 4 Take train to Waterloo, then train to Manchester. Ibis Manchester Centre Portland Street hotel £85.95. Includes breakfast. Reservation No: CHVBBSWM
25 Thursday 21 May 2015 UK 5 Meet up with Carol in Manchester. Go to Warcop. At the Gowings 1/3
26 Friday 22 May 2015 UK 6 At the Gowings 2/3 Castelnau-Montratier; 2 Place Gambetta, 46170 France; tel. 33.[0]5.65.20.18.31; mobile 07.85.20.00.30.
27 Saturday 23 May 2015 UK 7 At the Gowings 3/3
28 Sunday 24 May 2015 UK 8 Train to London London Hotel or at Bonhams
29 Monday 25 May 2015 UK 9 London Hotel or at Bonhams
30 Tuesday 26 May 2015 LON-BOS
Flight BA 213
Dep 11:15am Terminal 5, Arr 1:25pm
E Ticket No: ?
Confirmation No: ?
Take bus to Nashua. Dep 2:10 (Arr 3:50); 3:40 (Arr 5:40)
Pick up car at: Nashua Park & Ride
Tel: 1-800-639-8080. 603-845-1999.


Possibilities when in the UK 21-29 May: Gowings, Cambridge, Hendersons, Landmark Trust.



Lunga House sits above Craobh Haven.
The Lunga House website: http://www.lungahouse.co.uk




The Elizabeth G.
The Hebrides Cruises website: http://www.hebridescruises.co.uk



To see some photos of the area from our reconaissance trip in 2013, go to
http://www.rs41.org/Spain/SiafuSpain2015.htm