I’ll post specifics later, but for now, here is a quick summation in bullet form

  • I thought I’d been the woman with the crying baby on the plane before.  Rhi took that to a new, embarrassing level.
  • Ellie, on the other hand, is turning into quite the model traveler.  I’m impressed.
  • It took almost the full 7 hours from Singapore to Japan to watch a 2 hour movie.
  • We got delayed leaving Japan for Narita, and consequently missed the initial flight to Boston.
  • We ended up overnighting in DC and it was the best accidental layover ever.
  • We are now safely in Boston.

Non-specific to the travel

  • I now appreciate the efficiency of Changi far more
  • I also now think of both sides of the road as “wrong”  when driving
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2 Responses to Arrived

  1. Nancy says:

    Welcome “home”. Your blog (your body, and your babies) are all still on Singapore time. Timestamp: August 3, 2012 at 4:02 am (but it’s August 2, 4:03 PM here in Bawston). We sent you an empowering tweet somewhere halfway into your journey. Sounds like it didn’t help in the least. Bummer. But you made it.

    • Crystal says:

      Yeah, the time stamp is going to be off.

      I saw your tweet and was so touched. Thanks for it!

      I’ll definitely do a thorough post about it soon, but I’ve learned that much like having children, traveling with 2 is not 100% more difficult. It wasn’t a horrible experience, but it was more challenging than I expected it to be. And the layover was great.

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