September 16, 2001
Stranded travelers hopscotch Europe in quest to get back to US
By Lylah M. Alphonse, Globe Staff
AMSTERDAM - As international airlines resumed flying to the United States and flight schedules inched toward normalcy yesterday, thousands of people stranded in Europe since Tuesday's terrorist strikes scrambled to return home. Those who had decided to spend their extra time doing a little more sightseeing were racing to rail stations, trying to get back to their original point of departure for the United States. ... [More]
Wednesday, August 22, 2007
I was in India on Sept. 11, in Hyderabad for my grandfather's funeral. I was one of those travellers hop-scotching the world, trying to get back to the States as fast as I could. I ended up in Amsterdam with both of my brothers; they went cafe-hopping and shopping, I called in to The Globe and got put to work.