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Mother Nature is still the boss!!

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Just a quick update--due to the massive volcanic ash cloud we are sadly having to cancel our european leg of the tour. The airport in Hungary is shut down until monday so far and could be longer like other places. I am sure you all know about London. Our worry is that we might get to Hungary but might not get out. Actually it was very hard to change our flights due to the chaos from the volcano. As sad as it makes us, after calling about flights, if we keep a wait and see attitude we might not get out of Istanbul for weeks. Even as I write this the sadness is growing to think that our great adventure is ending, especially like this. You know what they say though--You Can't Mess With Mother Nature!!!!

Posted by sherpaBen 03:59 Archived in Turkey Tagged family_travel

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Sad as it sounds, your beds at home will never feel better! Your adventures will never end, you will just have a Part 2 to the Great Adventure! Who would have thought a volcano would cause such global disruption. Better safe than sorry & stuck somewhere for who knows how long!
Safe travels home,

by barb ackerman

Better Istanbul than India, right? ;) Reports here are that JFK looks like 'a refugee camp' with all the stranded international travelers.

Sorry for the disappointment. Can hardly wait to hear what happens while you create your plans as you go - that is a cool way to end a grand adventure!

Oh Iceland and your wacky volcano.


by Kelly

So sorry about the anguish of indecision but I will be so happy to haave you back safe & sound. Love, Mom

by kathlin

way better than being stranded in an airport. enjoy the time to go deep on Istanbul.

by Phil D

Sounds as though it has been so stressful having to change flights and plans---try not to feel too sad because really nothing is ending, just transitioning to something different as your journey continues! I agree, savour your last days in Istanbul! Love you, Cooc

by Cooc

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