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Best Historical Sites In & Around London
To get you started, here is a list of some must-visit historical sites in and around London that will give you a deeper insight into how the city came to be:
- Buckingham Palace.
Buckingham Palace is the official London residence of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II who reigned since 1952. From May to July, the famous Changing of ...
Today we started the longest day of summer
with a booked summer solstice tour of Stonehenge from 1.30 to 9am. We
were to run off two hours sleep - crazy business.
We got some sleep on the bus there but ultimately were screwed!! We saw a glimpse of it as we pulled into the carpark at about 3.30 am. Once off the bus the guide told us it was a 20 min walk to get to it.. Great!!
So off we went. Walked and walked for what felt like forever. I was ...
We started out on a cool, dull morning to re-acquaint ourselves with London. After taking in a few Mozart sites, we walked past Buckingham palace during the changing of the guards and managed to see a little of it through the throngs. In the background, there were huge preparations underway for the next day, being the Queens Birthday celebrations. The day became progressively clearer, and hotter, giving us pure blue backgrounds for our pictures of Big Ben etc. ...
... ropes - they were having their breakfast !!!!!. A half hours wait to get through the staircase assisted by a very cheerful chatty lock keeper who confirms what has become very apparent about a great many hirers. Once through Grindley Brook Locks we continued on to Willeymoor Lock where we stopped for a welcome pint and sandwich in the lock ...
... how. Hopefully with some
prayers they will start working before the next flight or at least the flights
home. The fact that I am actually taking this trip is slowly starting to sink
in more and more as we are getting closer to London and on this huge plane with
lots of people. The dinner wasn’t awful and we even have a snack box we can go
retrieve items from. Two movies down ...