Travel Blogs from Saint Albans
... leaves. All it needed to top it off was the smell of bonfire smoke and it would have been perfect. Guayaquil doesn't really do seasons; from May to the end of November it's hot, humid but dry, and from December to the end of April it's even hotter and more humid and it rains. A lot. I have yet to experience the latter but from what my students have told me, the rain then is something to behold...
I managed to visit my dad in ...
... Princess Diana got married. It is the fourth cathedral to be built on this site, the first three Cathedral's were burned down. The first St. Paul's was made of wood and was burned down in 675 by the Pagans. It was rebuilt ten years later and burned down again but this time by the Vikings in 962. St. Paul's was rebuilt, and was burned in 1666 in The Great Fire of London, the Cathedral was not built of wood the reason that it caught on fire was because it ...
So in 4 months of travelling, I have been to 7 countries (Thailand, Vietnam, Cambodia, Malaysia, Hong Kong, Singapore, UAE Dubai), eaten countless Pad Thai's and Pho Ga's, and also snake, scorpion and potentially dog, ridden on elephants, tuc tucs, moterbikes, mopeds, speedboats and bicycles, encountered 8 different currencies (Baht, Dong, Riel, US Dollars, Hong Kong Dollars, ...
... see everything. As much as we wanted to stay longer, we needed to hit the Imperial War Museum and so we hopped back on the tube and headed that way. After seeing the Churchill War Rooms, I knew this museum was going to be amazing as well and was totally looking forward to exploring it. As we exited the tube station, I spied a sign at the exit that read: “The Imperial War Museum is closed until July 2013 due to major redevelopment work.” WHAT?!?! ...
... with our friends at their home for dinner ... Even though I had offered to bring dessert but didn't have time to stop anywhere. I quickly went to an attendant and told her we were only seconds late. She kindly let us through. :). When the train finally arrived in St. Albans we weren't sure how far we'd have to venture off our familiar path from the station to our friends house but knew we'd have to find some ...
Other places to stay in Saint Albans
Watford Road, Saint Albans | 4 star hotelfrom $70
Cottonmill Lane, Saint Albans | Hotelfrom $196
- Give this one a miss
Ryder House, Saint Albans | 3 star hotelfrom $116
234 London Road, Saint Albans | 3 star hotelfrom $90
54 Lemsford Road, Saint Albans | 3 star hotelfrom $113
Smug Oak Lane, Saint Albans | Hotelfrom $84
Fishpool Street, Saint Albans | 4 star hotelfrom $194
Hemel Hempstead Road, Saint Albans | Hotelfrom $118