Saturday, September 05, 2009

The Trip Home

Heathrow Terminal 5 B

Well it's been over 2 years since my last trip home to Vancouver. It's also been that long since I've been on an overseas flight and I started going a bit stir crazy at around the 3hr mark.

I flew BA as I wanted a direct flight from Heathrow and Air Canada was insisting an additional stop in either Toronto, Montreal, Ottawa, or Calgary. Sitting on a plane for 9+ hrs I didn't want to extend anymore than I had too.

Also my first time in the new Heathrow Terminal 5. I arrived in 5A from Edinburgh and then had to change to 5B for my connection to YVR. 5A has all the major shopping, restaurants and duty free shops. 5B has a few but nothing on a grand scale. I found it strange that the terminal (5B) was quite empty. Looking at the departures board there were only 5 flights scheduled so it was very quiet and it also meant I could take a photo with no people in it .

Lucky me :)

3 comments:

Rob said...

Very cool photo. Enjoy Vancouver!

DaviMack said...

That's because people with sense avoid Terminal 5? I'm told it's an awful place for losing luggage....

Maria said...

I am very fond of travelling. Vancouver is beautiful place to visit but we have to be very conscious about our luggage.