Maggie departing Stuttgart for Atlanta on the Delta direct flight
On the Delta direct flight
Departing Stuttgart at 10:30 AM
Stuttgart to Atlanta is a 9 hour flight, where Maggie and Elsa will meet
Arriving Atlanta just before several stong thunderstorms
The rain started as Maggie left the plane
Radar shows the storm approaching Atlanta as Maggie's plane lands, 40 minutes early
Elsa's plane, approaching Atlanta from California a few minutes later, was forced to
Elsa's diverted flight made it to Altanta just in time for her to run to catch the plane Maggie was boarding, going to New York.
This calls for a Rum and Coke... or maybe two...
Delta zigged and zagged to arrive at the airport with proper spacing from the previous flight
New York City is just around the corner
Skyline, New York City at 8:30 PM
Finally in New York, the wait for Elsa's baggage from the delayed flight begins
It's becoming clear Elsa's suitcase didn't make it. Talking to Peter, at home in California
Yes, your suitcase will be delivered to your hotel tomorrow
In a taxi to Manhattan... after a long day
There's no place like this place anywhere near this place, so this must be the place
Finally, the Crowne Plaza Hotel, next to Hershey's at 11:00 PM
We made it... Times Square, New York City !!
The End of a Very Long Day.