Thursday 27th September
I wroke at 7am , giving me plenty of time to finish packing, get checked out and have breakfast before 9.30am and my taxi to take me down the mountains to Denver International Airport (DIA)and the start of my journey homed, right on cue at 9,30am my taxi arrived after saying my good-byes to the Motel staff the time had come to make the fist leg of my journey home by getting to DIA, which took just over two hours.
At DIA I was met with the airport in full swing people coming and going, pretty much as per Lomdon's Gatwick Airport or any major international airport come to think of it.
With check in done both for my baggage and wheelchair, it was time to wait for when the airline was ready for me to board the aircraft for my flight to Minneapolis which only takes a couple of hours, but it also marks the start of my time travel back in time because Minneapolis is 1 hour back from Colorado time. so in affect the flight would be a shade over an hour.
Minneapolis greeted me with heavy thunder storms which made the aircraft late coming into land which in turn had a knock on affect in terms of cutting fine to make my connecting flight to London, with my name being paged over the Minneapolis airports pubic address system and needed the loo desperately I decided that my toilet needs were greater than my catching a plan needs, anyhow with the quickest loo stop you can imagine I made my flight to London with it seemed less than minutes to spare, as it turnout there wasn't quite such as rush to make my connection flight because the control tower was still making its mind up if the aircraft could take off because of the thunder storms and general heavy weather that was surrounding the airport, after a slight delay of 20 minutes we were off bound for London and more reverse time travel, which meant the flight was due to land at 8.30am local time (Thursday).
Having settled into my seat and had a pretty typical in-flight meal of over cooked pasta and chicken I dozed off to be wroke up as the aircraft came into UK airspace with one of the cabin craw asking if I would like Breakfast, I settled for a couple of cups of tea.
Tea done and dusted it was just a case of sitting out the last half an hour or so before landing at London Gatwick and meeting my parents to take me home via the M25.
Upon landing it was utter confusion because unlike every other flight I have ever done, I get help with getting off the aircraft and collecting my baggage, going through Customs etc..... This time nothing no help what so ever (I was not best pleased as this made my very final bit of my journey through London's Gatwick Airport a bit tricky to say the least, anyhow with that drama behind me I met my parents, time to relax and reflect on my journey to Colorado.