Things I did in 2003
by Gerald Oskoboiny
This page records stuff I did in 2003. See also: 2002, 2004,
or who cares?
- Jan 16-19, 2003
Work trip to Boston, incl spam
conference on Jan 17.
- Feb 14-22, 2003
Vacation in Varadero, Cuba!
- Feb 27-Mar 6, 2003
Work trip to Boston (for W3C tech plenary meetings etc.)
- Mar 15, 2003
Had a perfect game of pool (sank a ball on the break, then 7 more to win)
- May 9-14, 2003
Visited family and friends in Edmonton.
- May 21, 2003
Saw Cirque du Soleil in Montreal.
- June 13-15, 2003
Montreal Grand Prix?
- June 17-July 9, 2003
Trip to Europe (worked June 23-27, vacation before/after); see photos.
- June 17
Flight: BMI British Midland flight 4888 operated by AIR CANADA on a Boeing
Depart: Ottawa, Canada (YOW) - Tue, Jun 17 at 10:20pm
Arrive: London Heathrow, UK (LHR) - Wed, Jun 18 at 10:00am
Flight: BMI British Midland flight 111 on a Airbus Industrie Jet
Depart: London Heathrow, UK (LHR) - Wed, Jun 18 at 4:10pm
Arrive: Amsterdam, Netherlands (AMS) - Wed, Jun 18 at 6:20pm
- June 18-22
Amsterdam with Roger and Marj, worked a bit.
- June 22
- Easyjet flight 4471,
departs Amsterdam at 09:25, arrives Nice (Terminal 2) at 11:30
- June 23-27
Work (meetings in/around Antibes/Nice).
Stayed at Pierre&Vacances,
1, avenue Frederic-Mistral, 06600 Antibes, +33.(0)18.104.22.168.00, room 110.
("500m de la gare TGV d'Antibes, 20 km de l'aeroport international de Nice -
- June 28
- Easyjet flight 4472,
departs Nice (Terminal 2) at 11:30, arrives Amsterdam at 13:40
Basiqair flight HV5117,
departs Amsterdam (AMS) at 16:00 arrive in Malaga (AGP) at 18:55
- June 28 to July 3
- Marbella, Spain with Chris, staying in an
apartment in Marbella
- July 3
flight HV5118, depart Malaga (AGP) at 19:55, arrive in Amsterdam (AMS) at 22:50
- July 3-9
- Amsterdam with Chris, stayed at Roemer Visscher
- July 9
Flight: BMI British Midland flight 104 on a Airbus Industrie Jet
Depart: Amsterdam, Netherlands (AMS) - Wed, Jul 09 at 11:15am
Arrive: London Heathrow, UK (LHR) - Wed, Jul 09 at 11:35am
Flight: BMI British Midland flight 4889 operated by AIR CANADA on a Boeing 767
Depart: London Heathrow, UK (LHR) - Wed, Jul 09 at 3:15pm
Arrive: Ottawa, Canada (YOW) - Wed, Jul 09 at 5:45pm
Misc stuff for planning:
- July 30, 2003
Went to the Rolling Stones concert in Toronto
- Oct 8-15, 2003
Visited family and friends in Edmonton. Had a perfect game of pool on Oct 10 :)
- Nov 1, 2003
Halloween party at Thomson House in Montreal. (see photos )
- Nov 7-9, 2003
Ottawa Wine and Food Show?
- Nov 13-Dec 4, 2003
W3C meetings in Japan, vacation afterwards. Schedule:
- Nov 13: leave Ottawa
- Nov 14: arrive in Japan
- Nov 15-16: sightseeing in Tokyo
- Nov 17-21: work meetings,
Yokohama (contributed the last haiku to the TAG minutes :)
- Nov 22: fly to Bangkok, Thailand
- Nov 24-Dec 2: Beachcomber tour of south Thailand with Gecko's
- Dec 2-3: more beaching? or head back to Bangkok?
- Dec 4: return to Ottawa via Tokyo
Flight details (purchased Sep 17-18):
- Thu Nov 13:
dep Ottawa 07:45, arr Vancouver 10:05, seat 24A
AC 3 dep Vancouver 12:00, arr Tokyo Narita 15:25 Nov 14, seat 24A
- Sat Nov 22:
UA 837 dep Tokyo Narita T1 18:35,
arr Bangkok T2 23:25, seat 57C
- Thu Dec 4:
UA 838 dep Bangkok T2 at 7:00am, arr Tokyo Narita T1 2:35pm
AC 4 dep Tokyo Narita 19:00, arr Vancouver 10:55, seat 24A
AC 138 dep Vancouver 15:15, arr Ottawa 22:44, seat 24A
- Narita to Shin Yokohama: Narita Express departs
Narita T1 at 15:43 or 16:43, arr Shinagawa 16:57 or 17:57;
from there, take bullet train to Shin Yokohama
- Bangkok hotel:
Bangkok City Inn, 43/5 Rajamri Road, Pathumwan, Bangkok 10330,
Tel: 02 253 5373;
gecko's guide says taxi from airport should cost around $7 USD + $1
- currency rates as of nov 6: $1 USD buys 110 JPY or 40 THB;
$1 CAD buys 82 JPY or 30 THB
- weather in Yokohama, Bangkok, Phuket
- Dec 5, 2003
birthday to me!
- Dec 21, 2003 - Jan 5, 2004
Visiting family and friends in Edmonton, skiing/snowboarding in Jasper
AC143 OTTAWA INTL (ON) EDMONTON INTL (AB) Dec 21 19:20 21:41 18A
AC104 EDMONTON INTL (AB) OTTAWA INTL (ON) Jan 5 07:40 13:27 14F
See also: 2002, 2004
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Gerald Oskoboiny, <email@example.com>