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Old September 9th, 2007, 04:09 PM
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After eight hours in business class Frankfurt to JFK, a ten hour layover which included a wonderful trip into Manhattan for dinner with friends, and a fourteen hour trip in coach, we have arrived in Seoul. We still have a five hour layover here before our coach flight back to Tokyo. Although coach on Korean Air is comfortable and has good IFE, I don't recommend this routing. Between when we left the hotel in Mainz Germany and when we get to our apartment in Tokyo, approximately 45 hours will have passed.

I hope to see everyone in chat sometime this week.
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Old September 9th, 2007, 04:41 PM
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Take care Marc and Arlene. Have a good one and be safe.
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Old September 9th, 2007, 07:08 PM
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Glad to hear that you're almost "home". The lovely Mrs. Jones (Vita) and I really enjoyed our brief time with Arlene. Take care of each other, and rest up when you return to Tokyo. We look forward to "talking" to you later.

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Wow, Marc, suddenly I feel better about our drive from Orlando to Jacksonville to pick up daughter and her boyfriend, then over to Tallahassee for the FSU/UAB game, back to Jax and back to Orlando trip yesterday!
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Marc..................those long flights are killers.......with time changes & such I'll bet you & Arlene are beat.........have a good rest & hope to see ya in chat.......



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Safe travels Marc. It makes me tired, just reading about your flights.

What did you think about the Frankfurt airport?
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Hey Marc.

Were you in Korea to negotiate an end to the Korean War?
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Wow - makes me wanna take a nap.
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Old September 11th, 2007, 11:07 AM
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What did you think about the Frankfurt airport?
Frankfurt airport was fine UNTIL we got to secondary screening at the gate. It was ridiculous to have a more strenuous security check (I hate being asked to put my wallet and my money on the belt for all to steal) at a secondary screening point versus the first screen.

Otherwise, the airport was fine for both arriving (took forever to get luggage) and departing.
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I have been there many times, but this was the first since the heavy security. It was nothing to see dogs and machine guns in the terminal in the late 70's up to the late nineties.

I agree with you about the security set up. It was confusing, and caused very long unnecessary lines.
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