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The view from my "office"

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Wandering around Tirana, Albania.
Only spent about 3 hours in Tirana on bus tour a couple of years ago. Couldn't get over how friendly and sociable the locals were. Some great little (& cheap) restaurants/cafes a few minutes walk from the bus station.
 

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More scenes from today's mobile office:
Wide load:
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Intersecting traffic:
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Stranded asset:
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Five on a motorbike; a record for me - but room for one more up the front!

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Toll booth middle man:

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I don't think they'll need the banked curve:

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Feeding time:
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Full load:

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And so to my office in Neemrana, Rajesthan. So far I've done palaces, maharaja's hunting lodge, Brothers' palace. This time it's the whole damn Castle!!

The view from my office

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But sod that. Las Vegas couldn't come up with this place ( Neemrana Fort Hotel)

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The plan:

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The bad news is that there's a wedding on. So it will be LOUD! That's why I'm on the other side of the post code

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England to Australia landed this day precisely 100 years ago

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Took them 28 days, exposed to the weather, no F&B, hard seats, no recline, no aircon.

Contrast that with all the b.tching and moaning on other threads about project sunrise flights not being possible to withstand and beyond human tolerance LOL 🙄
 

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My grandparents were at the "drome" "(actually padocks back then) to meet them in Darwin. Was a big event with almost everyone attending. Actually grew up living on Ross Smith Ave, which was the old strip constructed some time later, 30s I think, with the memorial at the end they landed
 

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