After days of lockdown on the Spanish island of Tenerife it was time to leave. With the world slowly shutting down all around and tourists being implored to return home as soon as possible we were relieved to be leaving sooner rather than later.
Our original return flight was still scheduled to leave on time and we had checked and double-checked that the local 343 bus was still running to the airport so everything looked as though it would go pretty smoothly.
Not the greatest flight we’ve ever had to be honest but we weren’t complaining as we were just anxious to get back to the UK. The plane was absolutely full and we seemed to be in the middle of the badly-behaved-children section! Lots of seat-kicking, crying and messing about for the whole four and a half hour flight but I suppose they were just as keen to get away as we were.
Landed at London Stansted on time and in minutes we had got the shuttle bus to the Premier Inn where we could collapse …..
If we thought that was the end of the drama then we were in for a massive shock. Our original plan of visiting friends and family over the next week or so was in tatters due to the worldwide pandemic …….