05.05.2009 - 02.06.2009
Firstly, some bad news... Tia's computer crashed and we lost everything that was updated. I have some of the older rough drafts of the plans and what not so we are not completly shut out. Still, it was a sad set back for us. So she came over last night and we were going to talk about plans and just everything in general. It made her sad to realize how much work she had done since the last time she sent me the plans. But I guess we can only go up from here!
Anyway, we got to talking and we both agree that we think we need to make reservations for at least the first stop of our journey. I think it will be a whole heck of a lot easier if we do so. This is where our search for the perfect hostel began. We both have hosteling international membership cards so we started there. The prices were not too bad but we checked around on a few other websites. I think we found a pretty good place that we both like and the feed back was all really great. So London, I believe, is set in stone for which hostel we will be staying in.
I decided to explore a little further and look at Paris since it will be our next destination. We were stunned by how expensive they were. The cheapest we found was 18 british pounds and the most expensive was 87 british pounds!!! I find that to be a bit outrageous. It should not be a hostel at all, it should be a hotel!!! The cheapest in London was 13bp and I am pretty sure that the most expensive was only 27bp. that is a pretty large difference. It just made me wonder if we are planning on taking enough money. And I am going to be short that money anyway so I am already worried about it... ugh. There is just so much that goes into planning one of these trips. I don't want it to go terribly wrong and I know Tia doesn't either obviously. We just want to have a safe and fun adventure!!! I suppose we will see what happends as we go along!!