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Travel Blogs from London
... just up the road from 10 Downing St.
We spent the afternoon at Tower of London. We saw the famous
ravens and of course the Crown Jewels. Now there is some serious bling. I would
like just 1 or 2 of those large rocks.
To finish our day off we had dinner at the pub and I had
bangers and mash yummy.
Tomorrow we are go to see the changing of the guard, have a
ride on the London Eye and a general look around.
... and "sidewalk culture" where people drink outside of the pubs in the street. Many of the streets were narrow and winding, made of cobblestone. We saw "Diagon Alley" from the Harry Potter movies.Crossed over the River Thames on the Tower Bridge (which many people mistake for London Bridge-it's more architecturally appealing) and then back on the London Bridge (which is simple - 5th incarnation of it.) Our tour guide bought us a drink in a pub called The Anchor.
The tour ended ...
... you. Now as I am waiting to discover the great mystery of where my gate is I am quickly discovering why everything is so expensive in airports. The shops are prying on the people who are sobered that they are willing to spend ridiculous amounts of money on anything that might provide small break from staring into space and waiting. On that note my gate has just been revealed and only one more plane ride until mini India!
The following day we made a day trip to the
Tower of London, including a train ride on the London Underground! This place is not just a tower, it is a palatial
postcode which dates back to 1046! It is
also the location of the crown jewels.
I’m sure those jewels are fake! A
500 carrot diamond! Who does that??? The Queen of England and all her predessors
that’s who…. It ...
... 8221;. So that is all the bad news. The good news is that there are other things that also appear as we age. As people gain years, they also gain perspective, and humour, and a more relaxed attitude about sex. Think Helen Mirren and you get the idea. Or Robert Downey Jr. These are two stars that have definitely improved with age.
Given all of the above, my historic attitude toward this sort of photo shoot has been sceptical. Even ...