The solar was just starting to rise as we started our early morning approach to runway 31 proper at Budapest’s Ferihegy airport in Hungary. The forecast fog had been a priority on departure from Shannon, Ireland some three hours earlier and I had increased our fuel load by 2000 kilos to compensate in case a diversion to Bucharest in Romania became crucial. Fog could be a little bit of a wrongdoer in most of Europe during early morning flight operations and it pays to be cautious, however the gods relented and the visibility had been just adequate enough to permit us to start an strategy.
Hue is only 62 miles (a hundred and ten km) north of Danang, but the touring time is an unimaginable three.5 hours! The long and winding highway alongside the mountain slope and the busy street along the agricultural and coastal space pressure the driver to … Read more