Travel Blogs from High Wycombe
... section. This section started in the "creature shop" where all the prosthetics and and mechanical devices are made. There was a sequences of almost interactive videos by Warrick Davies and the head of the department who told us how the various masks, creatures, and gadgets were made. The path then took us down Diagon Alley which the girls listed as one of there favourite sections. It was almost exactly like the scene in the first book with all ...
... where you could sit and read the books. We had a relaxing time there with reading to the kids and exploring for ourselves.
We then continued to explore shops around Piccadilly and then caught the hop on hop off bus and continued to explore. However the kids don't last long on the bus- they get bored after the novelty of sitting on a double decker bus ...
... and chip meal.
After our second interrupted night in a row (Charlie's flu is in full flight now) we were up early this morning to finish packing and left for the airport about 9.30. We had heard from Jo that it took 2 hours of queueing to get her VAT refund sorted, so we gave ourselves plenty of time - only to fly through all three counters in less than 10 minutes! We had time for a cuppa with our send-off committee (Norman, June and Roy) before ...
... proceed to the Tower of London, certainly one of London's true icons. The Tower is really a series of separate buildings, some over 900 years old. It was variously used as a refuge and power base for royals, a royal palace, a prison, treasury, home of the Royal Mint and the Royal Crown Jewels etc. and was very important in determining who actually controlled Britain at stages through its history. It was of course the location of many executions, where those condemned ...
... at Melbourne right on time. Boarding my first international flight to Dubai wasn't as exciting as I thought not as many people as I imagined but a made some new friends . It was the longest trip of my life 14 hours sitting in middle of 4 seats with graham and 2 others on the outer edge. My neighbour was a lovely girl about mid 20's I guess, we hit it off and she invited us to visit her in NZ queenstown. Which will be ...
Other places to stay in High Wycombe
Handy Cross, High Wycombe | 3 star hotelfrom $89
Ibstone, High Wycombe | Hotelfrom $113
Four Ashes Road, Cryers Hill, High Wycombe | 3 star hotelfrom $47
London Road, High Wycombe | Hotelfrom $97
210 West Wycombe Road, High Wycombe | 3 star hotelfrom $101
17 Priory Road, High Wycombe | Hotelfrom $82
145-147 West Wycombe Road, High Wycombe | Hotelfrom $74
9/11 Priory Avenue, High Wycombe | Hotelfrom $92