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Subject: Travel pool report #1 – Wales departure

Good morning from the verdant hills of Wales to all of you insomniacs and very early risers back home.

President Obama departed his cabin next to the impressive golf course (on which he hasn’t played, to our knowledge), at the Celtic Manor Resort. Fun fact: the Ryder Cup was played here in 2010.

Obama is heading to a school in Newport, Wales. British Prime Minister David Cameron is riding with the president.

At 9:21 local time the motorcade is rolling. More details to come.