St Christopher's Oasis at the Orient
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TravelPod Member ReviewsSt Christopher's Oasis at the Orient London
Quiet and easy stay in the oasis.... Of course my first room is at the top of 5 flights of stairs! Hello 20kg backpack!
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... was a fantastic place with great food. We almost
went back the next night but Monday was evidently their day to nest.
Monday, Sept. 25
Took a city bus to the Royal Mile (route from the castle to
the palace). The Castle was
first; it dates back 1000 years and its perch high on a volcanic rock above the
rest of the
city is impressive, to say the least. Walked along ...
... br> So, once my flight arrived in London I took off to check into my first Hostel of the trip. I can’t say that I was ready for the shock of where I was going to be staying. The lobby and kitchen area was nice and the people were very friendly. But sleeping in a small room with 9 bunk beds (that’s 18 people) all crammed together is not exactly my ideal situation. I got out of there as soon as possible and starting exploring the city. We took the Underground towards Westminster ...
... we got to Buckingham Palace just in time for the changing of the guards! It was so cool and interesting to see! And we got to see the cool guards with the red coats and tall black hats! The palace was massive and beautiful! We found a place near by for lunch. We have been told this and today we found it true, so I cannot stress this enough: while traveling in Europe, never eat at a place with pictures on the menu, EVER!! We ...
... residence, which we saw on our first day in this beautiful and enchanted land at Windsor Castle. Originally called Buckingham House, it was designed in 1703 as a large townhouse for the Duke of Buckingham. It came into possession of King George III in 1761 as a private home for Queen Charlotte. It was expanded in the 1800's to encompass three wings surrounded by a central courtyard and later the front facade, or East Front, was added, with the famous ...
... to these important historical events.We all learned heaps.
After this, we headed off to Trafalgar Square where Allie was disappointed to not be able to get up close to the massive Lion statues, roped off for The Tour De France.
We had a break in the cafe at St Martins in the Fields church right in the square. The cafe is very unique, it is in the basement and the area is right on tops of real crypts, so quite unusual.We couldn't decide whether it was cool or a ...