190508-Well, People Wanted Excitement

The flight over turned unevenful. Rob and I had ended up on different flights given out differing schedules (he flies back from Rome in a couple weeks; I continue on to Athens). My bicycle showed up promptly at a clearly-marked Oversize Bag door. I had everything assembled by the time Rob’s flight was due.

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We connected easily via messaging. His bicycle? Not so much. Messaging back and forth, he tracked his bicycle back to JFK. Should arrive tomorrow.

I’d chosen a nearby hostel in preparation for eventualities. We rode a train there, my bicycle in tow. I don’t agree with the hostel’s high rating, but nice enough. Mostly empty, they put us in a two-person private room, providing a place to store my bicycle. Also worked on it a bit, as it still needed a few tweaks, usually made just outside the airport!

Tomorrow we spend the day in Milan, picking up (hopefully) Rob’s bicycle in the late afternoon at the airport. I’d planned on a day in Milan for just this type of eventuality. And, you know, Milan.

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