Travel Blogs from London
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3. We saw many of the buildings designed by architect Christopher Wren who was responsible for St. Paul's. He is buried in the cathedral and on his grave lays a simple plaque which reads "if my monument you seek, look around you" which I found quite ingenious. He also designed St. Brides church which they say is where we got the tiered wedding cake from as the top looks like a wedding cake.
4. We walked to where the city of ...
... these buildings are extremely breathtaking and are a must see. A tour of the Abbey allows me to hear about the thousand years of history embedded in the church. It was advised that Benedictine monks first came to this site in the middle of the tenth century, establishing a tradition of daily worship which continues to this day. Famous people like Charles Darwin and Sir Isaac Newton rest in this beautiful structure. As I continue through, I witness a Holy ...
... the London Eye and found a little Italian Restaurant and had lunch (just as it was starting to drizzle!). We boarded our bus once again and made our way over London Bridge and Tower Bridge. Our bus this time had a live commentary on board and she was full of information and gave us plenty of warning for when a great photo opportunity was coming up.
We made our way back to Trafalgar Square and enjoyed a delicious coffee ...
... I finally got some antibiotics and will hopefully start feeling better soon. By the time I had done all of this it was after 3 o'clock so I headed back to the hotel to get ready as I was going to see wicked with some of my Contiki friends. Next drama for the day, I googled the directions to the Apollo theatre and we actually needed to go to the Apollo Victoria theatre, how confusing to name them similar. So back on the tube we get smack bang in the middle ...
... photos in the V&A; when I'd finished that, I went over to try the Nat Hist again; stupidly allowed myself to be frightened off by a short queue at the exhibition itself although the main queue was now gone, and instead went to the Science Museum where I spent a very happy hour looking at Babbage's various Difference Engines, and all the Maths stuff - the same 3D models that were there when I was a nerdy youth, and some lovely new stuff (or perhaps stuff I just ...
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