The King Charles Hotel
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... is about an hour train ride from London Victoria Station. The history of the Corps of the Royal Engineers (RE) can be traced back over 900 years, but the Corps of Engineers was officially founded in 1716. Our father was a sapper - that is a builder of a sap. Sapping was the name given to the process of digging trenches in a zig-zap pattern at progressively deeper levels. According to his journals, he was conscripted in ...
... lost during the day which would have been easy to do. The driver was also first class but did not take any nonsense from over zealous parking attendants and the lady controller in the bus station. He was overheard at one point referring to her as "Thunder Thighs."
We were taken back to a central point in London and dropped off. On the way, we were driven down Fleet Street and The Strand, both famous streets for very different reasons.
We exited the tour ...
... so it's all good! - Big Ben is actually the name of the bell not the clock tower - where Westminter Abbey is used to be a foggy island where only thorns would grow - It used to be called Londinium before it was the city of London and that was where the Tower of London is now - Learned about how parliament first formed and overthrew the monarch - The Queen was in when we went to visit :) - We saw a horse and cart rehearsing for the trooping the colour later next ...
... more so on the inside. How things have progressed and changed over all our years of traveling to and fro India.
It is a week today that we arrived into U.K. Our dear friends were in arrivals in London Heathrow waiting for us. Given the hour of arrival, and that none of us had had a dinner, it was decided to stop and pick up some fish and chips on the way home. Since we enjoy the taste of GOOD fish and chips, our taste ...
Right, so here are the highlights of the last five weeks!!
- Graeme starting a new permanent job at BBC Worldwide
- watching All Blacks games in pubs
- watching Rugby League World Cup games in pubs
- watching the Rugby League Work Cup Semi Finals at Wembley LIVE!
- Seeing Paul Cheshire
- Seeing Robina and Tim for a night
- TK's surprise birthday gig
- The Lion King musical with Sarah and Alice Wiseman