SCARED TO FLIGHT HELP !!

May 23rd, 2009, 03:24 PM
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Uhm, I believe you will be flying over the English Channel to get to London will you not? The English Channel is water. Just saying.
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May 23rd, 2009, 06:40 PM
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Say Brida did you see that story about the plane landing in the Hudson? Might be encouraging to you. Google Sullenberger / plane /Hudson.
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May 24th, 2009, 04:29 AM
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get an aisle seat, then you won't be able to see anything.

and just for safety's sake, wear a swimsuit underneath your travel clothes.
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May 24th, 2009, 04:10 PM
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LoveItaly do you really think that the plane willbe flying over the English Channel?????? Now I am so sad...and I really don't know what to do I have these panics, I know when is my time it is but I must say I am not ready ...
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May 24th, 2009, 06:17 PM
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There are 3 ways to get from the continent to the island called Great Britain.

Under the English Channel in the tunnel - by train
On the English Channel - by boat (or swim)
Over the English Channel - by plane

Unless a land bridge has formed you have to cross the English Channel one way or another.
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May 25th, 2009, 12:24 AM
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LOL, brida is having fun with this thread and all of us I do believe.

Her post of 7:10p.m. has me convinced.

Good response J62!
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May 25th, 2009, 12:47 AM
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LOL cattivi !!!!
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May 25th, 2009, 12:49 AM
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well J62 I think the best one for me is by boat or by train. Have you ever been in Europe?
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May 25th, 2009, 07:51 PM
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brida~ Let me see if I've got this right... when the plane crashes you would feel better if it was into the ocean instead of onto land???????????????????????????
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May 26th, 2009, 02:11 AM
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Well none of them to be clear suze...just joking !!! if it crashes I would feel better if it was into the land. The sea for me is not safe for a plane so that is why if I go to NYC I would like to buy a plane ticket from Italy to some place in Russia and from there to Alaska then from Alaska to some state in North America...I know it sounds crazy but at least I feel safe knowing that there is not water, that I am flying over land, this is maybe from a crazy person but not yet I feel ready to fly.
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May 26th, 2009, 08:07 AM
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Just asking, how did you get to Italy in the first place, because either you are really messing around with us here, or as you say, you have troubles that are way beyond travel advice. Have a good time getting home from Russia to Alaska to NYC. Is the cruise off then?
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May 26th, 2009, 09:09 AM
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nooooooooooo socaltravel first I am not messing around with you guys then I will take the cruise. What I said was IF I take a plane I WOULD DO IT LIKE THAT GOING TO RUSSIA AND THEN...BUT IF YOU REALLY READ ALL I AM JOKING IS NOT THAT I WILL DO IT AND THEN WHY WOULD I MESS HERE I JUST WANT SOME HELP AND IF I WANT IT THEN I MUST SAY THE THING THE WAY THEY ARE AND THE WAY I FEEL.
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May 26th, 2009, 09:11 AM
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OHHH I FORGOT I CAME TO ITALY ON A PLANE AND I HAD A PANIC ATTACK REALLY BAD THAT IS ONE OF THE REASON I DON'T WANT TO TAKE A PLANE ANYMORE.
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May 26th, 2009, 10:40 AM
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brida, no need to shout. I think we may all be a little startled that you didn't know, for example, that you have to cross the channel to get to Britain.
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May 26th, 2009, 11:19 AM
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Do you feel better now that you have shouted out here? We get it, you have a major problem with flying (at one time in my life it I needed a mild sedative to fly over land and sea), but this is a travel board, not the Dr. Phil show. Frankly, my advice to you would be to take a pill, get on the plane from Rome to NYC, and then get some serious help with the phobias.
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May 26th, 2009, 11:36 AM
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If you are from the United States in the first place, why do you have such strange use of the English language? The way you write sounds more like trying to do a fake Italian accent.
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May 26th, 2009, 11:40 AM
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Seriously, why don't you take a cruiseship from Europe to NYC? Or see a doctor about your phobias/problems?

Because flying from Italy to Russia, to Alaska, etc. etc. because then you are over land instead of the ocean IF YOU ARE AFRAID OF FLYING in the first place does not make one bit of sense.
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May 26th, 2009, 11:44 AM
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How did you get to the Dominican Republic like you posted about on the Caribbean forum?

I think you are having a joke on us, brida.
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May 26th, 2009, 12:39 PM
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brida

if you decide cruising, then avoid watching the movie "Titanic" the day before !!
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May 26th, 2009, 12:47 PM
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Oh, brida has told us that her phobic problems of immense proportions started on her flight to Italy, when she was not that old, as I believe she has said she is 21. How long she has been in Italy, what she does to support herself, or to afford the cruising she now needs, is anyone's guess. She does like to hijack threads in order to speak directly, either favorably or unfavorably to people posting on said thread, even tho the thread has nothing to do with her. Anyway, do let us know how this flying/cruising/phobia thing turns out for you.

If it's a joke, not so funny.
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