Fraser Suites Kensington
Travel Blogs from London
Yay!! We're in London! Left Milan hotel at 9 this morning and got to Kensington about 3 this afternoon. Kate and I still haven't caught up on sleep since our flight from New York and Kate was pretty tired so she had a nap. I walked down High Street to Kensington Gardens and the Palace, through to Hyde Park (enjoyed the music from someone performing over at the arena) and saw Royal Albert Hall. I think I saw the Lady Diana memorial fountain but couldn't get close coz there was ...
... is that!
So we went back to Oxford Street where we found some nice
singlets and a scarf for Dave’s mum.
Then, the best thing, we had lunch at the Selfridges Food
Hall, sitting in the window, watch the world stream by.
Best of all, it’s been sunny again, so we wandered down
to Hyde Park and sat in the ...
... and around using the map drawn for us by
the transit admin. After asking for directions and still failing to reach our
destination, we decided to take a taxi. We were ALMOST there. So I count that
as not getting lost (since we pretty much walked the entire way there and the
cab only drove us a block down) ;p.
The weather is very similar to Montreal. I don’t know how
reliable, or consistent, the weather is though. Hopefully ...
... to be welcomed to their home and for the kids to play. On leaving, Megs said "this traveling is not fair, we always make friends and then we have to leave" so, on visiting our next stop, Cousin James and beautiful wife Hollie and their crazy threes kids, I made it very clear to her not to make friends!! Didn't work!! How could she not be friends with such fun cousins especially when there is Grace (same name as her best friend back home who she misses ...
... waited for her to come back. That night, we went and ate dinner at the ref (what they call cafeteria) and we had pizza. I met all of her friends throughout the evening, and we all decided to go to the george, which is a pub in Twickenham, for 8 pound pitches and futbol (remember, that means soccer...) We sat around a big table in the front of the pub with the projection screen. We left after a couple hours and headed back to the college. We all stayed up pretty late and I and ...