Alpha Ikarus Hotel
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... destroyed by German bombing.it was accidentally discovered in 1980 when digging started for the new Guildhall to be built..held it all up for 3 years while recording and preservation was done.Fantastic to see the excellent job done and lovely gallery.Best free toilets in London! arena outside over the original preserved underneath with some visible under the gallery..wonderful. Bought postcards and then drifted to the actual ...
... like that before! Great show and another good way to end the day at the West End.
FRIDAY 3rd JULY
Today was the final day I had before reinforcements came and the last day I would be spending in a hostel for the trip (as far as I am aware).
Given how buggered I was, I decided to have a pretty chilled day and checked out the Natural History Museum which was pretty much right next to the hostel I was staying at. Now this place was huge and I ...
... next moves. We then went off to look over Westminster Abbey but it closes at 3.30 and we were too late. So we went for a walk until it was time for evensong at 5pm. Walked along Horse Guards road up to Horse Guard Parade, passed churchill's war office and st James park. Lots of police around, Downing Street blocked off. Noticed lot of soldiers on HG Parade, military band rehearsing for what we guess is Beating the Retreat ceremony ...
... also held on obligatory days. There's also regional service. There is also a small accommodation option available at the Church. The sauna is a highlight here which is open to residents during the communal sauna time.
However, there is no dearth of four, five star and boutique hotels in London. That too within easy reach of the Finnish Church. With the coming of the London Tube, travel has become all the more easy. It's also a ...
... Anyway, we both got a lot out of the gallery and would recommend it. Our hotel is 100m from Trafalgar Square, so it was a quick stroll home to drop off the backpack before we headed out for a belated lunch, yet again at another lovely local pub - Cumberland sausages and Mash, yum! No second guessing the Hancy's , after coffee and a little treat we headed back for an early night, not too exciting are ...
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