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Just sitting in the Seattle airport.... 4 more hours before my flight out to Taipei.. This sucks. Just finished a 5 hour flight from Atlanta with a family of 5 in my row. Ages 2, 5, 7.... Good times so far.
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Yea, thats a long flight. When I worked for SperryUnivac, I flew alot back and forth from Minneapolis to Okinawa via Narita, sometimes it was via various stops in Korea first. One trip to the Phillipines was via Taipei, with an overnight layover. Escorted from the airport to the overnight hotel. Armed guards and fences, couldn't leave the hotel, that was a fun stay.

Longest trip ever though was non stop from Narita to Detroit, then another leg to Dulles. Hated that trip, luggage got lost, but at least delivered the next day.
 

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Hear you Gents... I used to do Stuttgart Germany to Honolulu once a year (21hr flight time total). I'd stay over in either Salt Lake or Atlanta. I had 1.5 MILLION miles on Delta alone. That mean not including other airlines or military miles.

Believe it or not it took almost two days of travel to go from Stuttgart to Crete. One trip I had to get a ride with a farm truck to get to the airport since the taxis were on strike.

If there were long hold overs at big city airport and I was travelling with someone else we would often often go on 100 euro taxi rides. Taxi Drivers would agree to show us all the sights and get us back to the airport for a set fee. Great adventures.

I glad to be retired but loved all the places I got to got.
 

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Just sitting in the Seattle airport.... 4 more hours before my flight out to Taipei.. This sucks. Just finished a 5 hour flight from Atlanta with a family of 5 in my row. Ages 2, 5, 7.... Good times so far.
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Worst flight I ever had....
I was in the back (can't recline) row in the middle of two older (very older) ladies. The perfume was strong enough to gag a Pigmanfu. On take off, one grabbed my arm (never released) and the other started crying and then lost lunch. It did not go up from there.
 

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Worst flight I ever had....
I was in the back (can't recline) row in the middle of two older (very older) ladies. The perfume was strong enough to gag a Pigmanfu. On take off, one grabbed my arm (never released) and the other started crying and then lost lunch. It did not go up from there.
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All true and have a great time! Imagine Marco Polo's trip.
 

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Just sitting in the Seattle airport.... 4 more hours before my flight out to Taipei.. This sucks. Just finished a 5 hour flight from Atlanta with a family of 5 in my row. Ages 2, 5, 7.... Good times so far.
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Hang in there Brother I have a flight from Raleigh to Toronto - then to Hong Kong a good 28 hours of humping!
Travel safe
I miss Taipei it was a hell of place back in the late 80's early 90's
 

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All you long haulers got me beat... 12 hours in a plane is enough for me without some type of sleep aid. I just don't sleep on planes.
 

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Hang in there Brother I have a flight from Raleigh to Toronto - then to Hong Kong a good 28 hours of humping!
Travel safe
I miss Taipei it was a hell of place back in the late 80's early 90's
It is still locked down but once you break out of the initial Gov controls... ALL the effort will be worth it.
 

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Hang in there Brother I have a flight from Raleigh to Toronto - then to Hong Kong a good 28 hours of humping!
Travel safe
I miss Taipei it was a hell of place back in the late 80's early 90's
That's the timeframe when I made my trip thru there, but they kept me and others locked down.
 
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