Hampton by Hilton London Croydon
Travel Blogs from Croydon
... to get a few hours dozing on the plane. I had decided that leaving 2.5 hrs between my international and domestic flights would have been too stressful for me (always plan for delays). I would have made it just but am glad I didn't try. It turns out I needed to transfer to another terminal for the second flight. The transfers are meant to leave every 30 mins and take 20 mins however we waited for the bus for 20 mins, say on it for another ...
... still pretty cold here though despite it being the middle of Spring- it's an icey nine degrees- which makes things just a little bit more uncomfortable, particularly when the hostel's toilet window has been propped open, the resulting chill and the view of passing pedestrians down below making it that much more awkward to make your deposits.
The day after arriving we went and saw Buckingham palace and the changing of ...
... Soho for some dinner. First impressions of Hong Kong - exciting, hilly, and wet. Oh yes we have rain by the bucket load, it is monsoon season after all. We definitely need an umbrella hats like people are wearing here.
Much to our delight we get to ride the escalator back to the apartment. Part one of the to do list ticked off already.
Tonight we are dealing, with as much patience as possible, with the delights of jet ...
... for Beowulf), and about 20 something mummies. It is a huge building that was originally the British Library; however, now it has been rebuilt several times so it is a monstrous building with over 9 miles of corridors. I spent about 6 hours in the museum and barely covered the basics.
Oh and it also contains a pretty epic gift shop as well as several different particularly delicious cafes for those of you who need a break from museum fatigue.
... literature and in turn the ways great British literature shaped concepts of and attitudes toward Britain. The show was divided as follows: Rural Dreams, Industrialization, Wild Spaces, Suburban Sprawl, London, and Water (sea and rivers). The information was conveyed through selections from the Library's vast collection of manuscripts and printed works. Needless to say, I ate it all up. They ...
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