La Suite Executive Hotel
Travel Blogs from London
... distant sound of drums. First, the old guard arrived, marching behind a live band up the Mall from St. James Palace to Buckingham Palace through the main gate into the forecourt. The kids especially loved the guard's fluffy, black, pom pom hats. They thought the hats were pretty funny looking. The fluffy top appears to cover their eyes, and the chin strap isn't even under their chin, it's below the mouth! How can they even see where they are going with those ...
... were selling. Then a long walk to meet up with Dave and grab some lunch. All the markets around here have tons of pre made sandwiches which the few I've tried have been really good! Learned that English pickles are delicious but English bacon is nasty. I like my bacon crispy and this stuff is just flappy and chewy, yuck. These markets are like a OSU Union Market but with like a billion locations. Super convenient and tempting to just rely on that for day to ...
... may turn up next. After a short siesta early this afternoon we headed down the block to the Gatwick Manor House Pub and had some warmish ale and chicken and mushroom pie with mint peas and mashed spuds. Then we hiked to the Town Centre of Crawley, a good distance, window shopping and checking it out. Lots if roundabouts and of course cars are coming from the other direction. And they don't stop for pedestrians!! Back at the Ibis, showered and extremely sleepy, I am saying good ...
but before getting to bed let me into the first of a possible regular feature "Rate that Shower!"
Location: Ibis Gatwick
Review: Great amount of space but lacking in shower performance, strange door construction will definitely make it memorable but maybe not for the right reasons.
Good Night all!
... the drycleaning
bill for a refund. After the meal I went and inquired more about that as we would get it done in London and if they would still pay it. Short answer was no but the manager did offer free coffee but we were in too much of a rush needing to catch our train. It literally was a dampener on our meal and seeing our friends.
Liz and Dylan dropped us off at the Stafford train station and we ...