Travel Blogs from Enfield
... a guided tour with a Beef Eater which was really entertaining and interesting as I didn't know much about the history there at all. We got to go into the Crown Jewels where some of the Royals past and present jewellery and crowns are kept. The big vault doors were sooo thick and weighed bulk tonnes! It was crazy but I suppose it's gotta be all secure as all the history n Crown Jewels are kept there and are worth a crazy amount! It was awesome seeing all that gold, ...
Sunday 14th - Tottenham Hale
Miles - 5
Locks - 2
Our stay at Limehouse Basin was very good. We would recommend it. Two very dear friends, Ben and Gemma, popped over to see us there and we had a good evening catching up. We met Jeremy, the harbour master this morning and he was very friendly and helpful. The people on the boat next to us were wanting to go through ...
... Currently, I'm applying for a job in Westcliff (ironic after last week, isn't it?), two private schools in Vancouver, the board of education in Calgary and whatever else looks appealing. I've decided that living in London has been alright so far, but it's ultimately not where I want to be. I guess my location in September will all depend on where I get work, and it's exciting throwing my fate to the wind in a sense. I could always move back to Nanaimo and stick it out for ...
... way but got to Buckingham Palace very early. The tour group got there with about 90 seconds to spare so I hung out with them while the changing happened. I had 2 very chatty boys talking to me but that was good. After the changing (which was quite different to the last time) I walked with the tour towards the Horse guards Parade. Along the way we saw much wildlife including some very cute squirrels. We ...
... to the Orangery.
This restaurant (for tea) was originally built to house the royal plants
during the winter. It’s a little
ridiculous once you see the interior.
Now, it’s a place rich/fancy people and tourists go for afternoon
tea. We both ordered Palace Earl
Grey. Afternoon tea was created to
satisfy the Queen (I think Victoria) between lunch and dinner. Each person gets their own pot of tea ...