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Journal 1972 trip to London, Paris, Vienna, Venice, Milan

Aug 21 - Arrived London Plane late & then late deplaning. No porter, shoved big bag & carried bookbag, plane tote & purse (inside big paisley bag) to bus stand. Only seat left was downstairs (no smoking). Traffic very heavy & an hour or more into town. Sat at top step of deck for awhile to smoke, then had to disturb couple (white, English & educated African gal [Nairobe I think] with a child across both laps to get back in. Thrill at low scale of London & sense of 
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