The Continental Hotel
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Arrived safely after uneventful flight. Overcast but 27 degrees and humid. Managed to get a little shut eye - me more than Ann who was keen to get up to a million dollars on video game " who wants to be Millionnaire"!!! Hit the Nathan road shopping strip once settled in - I will not comment on the accommodation, other than to say it ...
... allegedly murdered. Then my time was up. So sad!! You really CAN spend hours here. It's amazing. I think I would come back even if I had to pay 22£. After that was a 10 minute walk over to St. Paul's Cathedral, passing London Bridge, which was rather nondescript and merely functional. St. Paul's could be seen from far away even through the sky scrapers. It's huge!!! Once again, I got to sit next to the choir. This one was a full one with adults and boys. The adults were ...
... madly at us
We had a quick bite to eat-homemade rolls, and then jumped back on the bus. We stayed on until Westminster Abbey, I stood where Prince William and Princess Kate got married! We also found the tombs/memorials for William Shakespeare, Isaac Newton, Charles Darwin, Mary Queen of Scott's and Henry VII.
Back on the bus, past Big Ben and Parliament and onto St Paul's Cathedral. Having climbed the cupola at ...
... vouchers for the shuttle bus there and back.
So we caught the shuttle bus and finally got into the hotel around 11pm. Lots of renovations seemed to be happening in it but we got a lovely room which looks straight out onto one of the main runways so we can lie in bed and watch the planes taking off and landing but since the rooms appear to be soundproofed there's no noise.
Another adventurous and eventful day in the travel life of the Porters!
... was comfortable and air conditioned. Now I have had a taste of what is offered to Officers of the RAF and the rest of HM Forces, I feel that I definitely want to pursue commission.
Next up, I have to tackle the dreaded London Underground to get to Brunel University. I look forward to meeting the rest of the lads before we are up bright and early to set off for Heathrow. I will post again if possible when I get to the University.