So, just for clarification, I was going to London through the journalism program at my school, Asbury University. Eight students had been hand-picked to do reporting for a local Kentucky channel, LEX18, at the Olympics. Needless to say, I was pretty pumped.
We landed flawlessly in London and I grabbed my luggage within 10 minutes. I knew I would be meeting my journalism professor at the welcoming area, but after walking around for an hour, I wondered if we were in different terminals. It was then that I, quite brilliantly, realized that I had a phone number, and after slipping 60p into a payphone, I located him on a different floor.
I met up with Professor Wheeler and Cassie Gerhardstein, one of the other journalism students, and we waited in a Costa Coffee for about an hour before the “Lexington Five” showed up (the five students who flew from Kentucky together). After taking some “group pix” with our extensive amount of luggage, all eight of us loaded into two London cabs and headed towards our townhouse.Read More