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... By the way, we found it intriguing that the Brits gave up their
crown jewels to
Oliver Cromwell for his war effort, but the Scots, when they heard he was
smart enough to save them and they were hidden for over a century, now on
display in the
Castle. Because I am a dyed-in-the-wool dog lover (shades of Lassie cannot help
you when you ...
We arrived after a 10+ hour direct flight from San Francisco into London, feeling tired, yet happy to be in London. The weather during our stay is forecasted to be perfect and being that we are only here for four days, we want to get in as much sight-seeing as we can while also trying to not let jet lag get the best of us. So, after dropping luggage off at the hotel, we headed to the Tube station and onto the Tower ...
... of etchings by someone else we'd never heard of. But they were good and worth seeing. And that was it, apparently. There was an architectural display that we were allowed to see, which I think was a load of drawings on a hallway wall, which were too small and too numerous to make it worth looking at. So, Royal Academy: don't bother.
Now we walked back along Piccadilly the way we'd come, to go to a park worthy of our F&M picnic lunch. Green Park ...
... of walking so we caught a bus to South Kensington and went to the Victoria and Albert Museum where we had a relaxed afternoon tea and looked on the map at where we had been so the girls got some bearings at last. We looked at a large jewellery display from 1000BC to modern stuff which Tessa enjoyed then a painting section which Kristy enjoyed and we all found huge tapestries from about 1500 really interesting to look at but decided that ...
Begin at the beginning so that involves arising at a very early hour to be driven to the airport to catch a plane for the good ole USA. We're off for a trip to Guyana, Suriname, and Trinidad. Why? Cuz we've not been to any of those countries before and seems like a good idea and time to go. So, at the airport and that involves not much of anything these days because if you think about it and what travel used ...