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23-24-25 Oct 2007 BGY-HHN-BGY-CIA-BGY-LTN-BGY  
User currently offlineF.pier From Italy, joined Aug 2000, 1524 posts, RR: 9
Posted (6 years 10 months 3 days 6 hours ago) and read 2524 times:

Maybe you're bored to read my TRs, but I decided to translate this one, too.....
I'm a little bit crazy and when I realized that Ryanair flights were sold for free I booked a lot of them.
So on Oct 23 I flew BGY-HHN-BGY, The next dat, Oct 24 BGY-CIA-BGY and the next day BGY-LTN-BGY



BGY (45°40'26"N 09°42'15"E) HHN (49°56'55"N 07°15'50"E) 339° (N) 509 km
HHN (49°56'55"N 07°15'50"E) BGY (45°40'26"N 09°42'15"E) 158° (S) 509 km
BGY (45°40'26"N 09°42'15"E) CIA (41°47'58"N 12°35'42"E) 150° (SE) 489 km
CIA (41°47'58"N 12°35'42"E) BGY (45°40'26"N 09°42'15"E) 332° (NW) 489 km
BGY (45°40'26"N 09°42'15"E) LTN (51°52'29"N 00°22'06"W) 316° (NW) 1010 km
LTN (51°52'29"N 00°22'06"W) BGY (45°40'26"N 09°42'15"E) 129° (SE) 1010 km

Total: 4017 km

Total paid, everything included EUR 0,24, of which 1 for BGY-HHN, 1 for HHN-BGY, 10 for BGY-CIA, 10 for CIA-BGY, 1 for BGY-LTN and 1 for BGY-LTN.

So I woke up at about 3,45 of 23/10/2007 and I went to BGY.
For the first flights of the day there were still dedicated check in desks, because shortly after first departure rush the desks change to “All flights” and queues become longer and longer

Oct 23 2007
BGY-HHN
Reg. EI-DLG
Pax 82 (121 booked)
Delivered to Ryanair on 14.02.2006


Nonthing to say about the flight. We landed 20 mins ahead of schedule.
I have to say that Terravision is very honest, because onboard I bought a return ticket for central Frankfurt for EUR 14. I thought the journey was operated by Bohr which stops at FRA airport. But now there is Terravision with its own buses and they don't stop at FRA airport. They go directly to Frankfurt train station.
So I had to buy a Bohr ticket instead of a Terravision one. I explained it to the Terravision salesclerk in HHN and they refunded all the ticket price.
Very good Terravision!!!!

For the whole day the temperature was between -1 and 1 degrees, but really sunny.
Just arrived to FRA I looked for the pedestrian way to go to Zeppelin....., the place where you can see landings in a very good way. I usually reach that area by car, but I thought you can reach it on foot.
Unfortunately I didn't find it!!!! So I decided to enter the new T2 terrace but sincerelyt I didn't like it so much.... Airplanes are far and the view was much better on T1 terrace. The admittance ticket is EUR 4

Here are some pictures taken there

http://olist.altervista.org/_altervista_ht/BGYHHNCIALTN/DSCF0411.JPG

http://olist.altervista.org/_altervista_ht/BGYHHNCIALTN/DSCF0412.JPG

A small italian mouse....

http://olist.altervista.org/_altervista_ht/BGYHHNCIALTN/DSCF0413.JPG

http://olist.altervista.org/_altervista_ht/BGYHHNCIALTN/DSCF0414.JPG

Then I reentered the T2 and I looked for the supermarket which is very useful, and even cheap. A 0,50 L coke can costs EUR 0,75 (at CIA airport it costs EUR 2,50).

Here's the very beautiful train station located in the airport

http://olist.altervista.org/_altervista_ht/BGYHHNCIALTN/DSCF0417.JPG

Here are departures between 12 and 15!!! Impressive

http://olist.altervista.org/_altervista_ht/BGYHHNCIALTN/DSCF0418.JPG

McDonalds view at T2 (the terrace you see is the one open to the public).

http://olist.altervista.org/_altervista_ht/BGYHHNCIALTN/DSCF0420.JPG

T1, with a SAA crew departing

http://olist.altervista.org/_altervista_ht/BGYHHNCIALTN/DSCF0426.JPG

By now it's late and time to go back to HHN

Oct 23 2007
HHN-BGY
Reg. EI-DAJ
Pax about 100
Delivered to Ryanair on 04.02.2003


I landed on time, took my car and arrived home at about 23,30.

In the morning of 24 Oct I woke up at 5,50 to go back to Bergamo for my departure to CIA. This time I won't be alone, but we were 11!!!!

24 Oct 2007
BGY-CIA
Reg. EI-DPA
Pax >180
Delivered to Ryanair on 16.11.2006


The flight is almost full and for the first time I found an Italian captain. The crew is really nice.

Which lakes are these?

http://olist.altervista.org/_altervista_ht/BGYHHNCIALTN/DSCF0436.JPG

Here's the landing

[youtube]UnoiAUYseHM[/youtube]

The weather in Rome was perfect and we enjoied our stay for the whole day.
We took the bus to Anagnina Underground station and then the tube to the city center.

http://olist.altervista.org/_altervista_ht/BGYHHNCIALTN/DSCF0444.JPG

In St. Peter's square the Pope was speaking so we couldn't go to the JPII grave. We decided to go to Piazza di Spagna and walk in the city center

http://olist.altervista.org/_altervista_ht/BGYHHNCIALTN/DSCF0445.JPG

Fontana di Trevi

http://olist.altervista.org/_altervista_ht/BGYHHNCIALTN/DSCF0451.JPG

http://olist.altervista.org/_altervista_ht/BGYHHNCIALTN/DSCF0454.JPG

IMPORTANT: Just in front of the fountain, on the left corner, there's a shop which sells sandwiches at a reasonable price and they're quite good.

Then we went to “Altare della patria”

http://olist.altervista.org/_altervista_ht/BGYHHNCIALTN/DSCF0464.JPG

Strange colors on those flowers

http://olist.altervista.org/_altervista_ht/BGYHHNCIALTN/DSCF0465.JPG

Via del Corso And Palazzo Chigi

http://olist.altervista.org/_altervista_ht/BGYHHNCIALTN/DSCF0470.JPG

The chambers of deputies

http://olist.altervista.org/_altervista_ht/BGYHHNCIALTN/DSCF0471.JPG

We walked on Via Condotti and then back to Piazza di Spagna

http://olist.altervista.org/_altervista_ht/BGYHHNCIALTN/DSCF0472.JPG

Then we went back to the Vatican to visit JPII grave.

http://olist.altervista.org/_altervista_ht/BGYHHNCIALTN/DSCF0474.JPG

Back to Anagnina And Ciampino.

The way from Anagnina and Ciampino is quite bad, the roads are broken and dirty. Very sad.

24 Oct 2007
CIA-BGY
Reg. EI-DAY
Pax >180
Delivered to Ryanair on 02.02.2004


On 25 October one again back to BGY (departure scheduled at 9,55).
I had to check in with the “all flight” system, so the queue was long and I didn't like it

http://olist.altervista.org/_altervista_ht/BGYHHNCIALTN/DSCF0476.JPG

25 Oct 2007
BGY-LTN
Reg. EI-DHZ
Pax about 165
Delivered to Ryanair on 19.12.2005


The route was very strange

We took off (RWY 28) and we banked left as usual, but not just for a few seconds bu for about 180 degrees!!!!

http://olist.altervista.org/_altervista_ht/BGYHHNCIALTN/DSCF0478.JPG

Just like for Bratislava route!!! Then the airplane banked RIGHT!!!! Exacly on the opposite way south east instead of north west!!! I was a little bit worried

But then, after about 2 mins the airplane banked left for 190-200 degrees on the right way to London.

These are the Alps

http://olist.altervista.org/_altervista_ht/BGYHHNCIALTN/DSCF0479.JPG

Onboard I bought Terravision tickets to Victoria for EUR 21.

We landed in LTN the Easyjet reign

http://olist.altervista.org/_altervista_ht/BGYHHNCIALTN/DSCF0482.JPG

There's a very long stroll to do to reach the exit

The bus journey to Victoria is nice, because it passes in a lot of small towns

I had a very short time to stay in London and it...rained.....

I took Buckingham Palace road to Buckingham Palace

http://olist.altervista.org/_altervista_ht/BGYHHNCIALTN/DSCF0491.JPG

A vist to the monument of Canadian close to Buckingham Palace

http://olist.altervista.org/_altervista_ht/BGYHHNCIALTN/DSCF0494.JPG

http://olist.altervista.org/_altervista_ht/BGYHHNCIALTN/DSCF0495.JPG

I son't know why there were all these Saudi Arabia flags

http://olist.altervista.org/_altervista_ht/BGYHHNCIALTN/DSCF0497.JPG

The park to Whitehall

http://olist.altervista.org/_altervista_ht/BGYHHNCIALTN/DSCF0496.JPG

The Big Ben

http://olist.altervista.org/_altervista_ht/BGYHHNCIALTN/DSCF0500.JPG

Whitehall back to Trafalgar Square where there's a show or something like that

http://olist.altervista.org/_altervista_ht/BGYHHNCIALTN/DSCF0502.JPG

http://olist.altervista.org/_altervista_ht/BGYHHNCIALTN/DSCF0503.JPG

Then I went back to Buckingham palace and Victoria coach Station

At Luton I made check in.

Here are Luton check in desks

http://olist.altervista.org/_altervista_ht/BGYHHNCIALTN/DSCF0506.JPG

Outside Luton is not nice, but inside it's ok, with a lot of shops

But the way to reach gates is loooooong

25 Oct 2007
LTN-BGY
Reg. EI-DHZ
Pax about 180
Delivered to Ryanair il 19.12.2005


The flight departed at 20,05 instead of 19,25, so we landed at BGY 30 mins late.

Very, very tired I went back at home

Ciao Ciao.

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User currently offlineFoppishbum From Taiwan, joined Mar 2006, 837 posts, RR: 0
Reply 1, posted (6 years 10 months 3 days 6 hours ago) and read 2511 times:

Wow. Nice TR and pics!  Smile I'm never able to do that in USA. All the flights are so expensive now! The closest thing is the Rapid Rewards with Southwest Airlines and they're making it harder to get free flights.  sigh 

Cheers;
foppish bum



I'm a Taiwanese-American living in NYC and LA.
User currently offlineOmoo From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 2, posted (6 years 10 months 3 days 5 hours ago) and read 2474 times:

This picture is soooooo funny...................

http://olist.altervista.org/_altervista_ht/BGYHHNCIALTN/DSCF0418.JPG


The Saudi Flags were there because King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia was on an Official Visit there.

http://olist.altervista.org/_altervista_ht/BGYHHNCIALTN/DSCF0497.JPG


User currently offlineB747forever From Sweden, joined May 2007, 17081 posts, RR: 10
Reply 3, posted (6 years 10 months 2 days 11 hours ago) and read 2251 times:

Great TR.

The pics are really good.

You travel really much with FR.




Thank you for sharing

B747forever



Work Hard, Fly Right
User currently offlineF.pier From Italy, joined Aug 2000, 1524 posts, RR: 9
Reply 4, posted (6 years 10 months 2 days 11 hours ago) and read 2249 times:

There's the link to my landing video at CIA.
How can I show it here?


User currently offlineBuck3y3nut From United States of America, joined Jul 2006, 881 posts, RR: 0
Reply 5, posted (6 years 9 months 3 weeks 5 days 3 hours ago) and read 2063 times:

Great trip report and pictures. really enjoyed reading the report and looking at the pictures.
thanks a bunch for writing this report and sharing it with us.
and a happy new year to you  Smile


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