Radisson Blu Edwardian Leicester Square Hotel
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... I also stopped to get something to eat at Starbucks before heading back to the phone kiosk. The outage was still partially in effect but she gave me the SIM anyways and said she would activate it within 24 hours. So I'm still phoneless but at least I'm on the right track. I grabbed some lunch from Tescos to take with me to Hyde park where I sat and chilled while people watching (forgot my book!). I even had a view of Kensington Palace, pretty cool! ...
... just am taking lots of pictures and waiting until I get used to it to figure out what he's talking about. The most exciting thing was looking at his Crania Typica book, where he seemed to be compiling detailed illustrations comparing skulls of people all over the world. I'm hoping I can figure out why he never finished it. It may have been his death of course, but I think he was working on this ...
... next morning, it was light out. At that exact moment I had realized that I already missed my flight. I checked my phone and saw that it was 6:20am and my plane left at 6:40......not good. I immediately started shaking, got ready and was out of my apartment in less than 2 minutes. I ran to the train station to catch the next train which was leaving in 15 mins.
Once on the train, I had an hour to think about what to do next. I just knew I had to get to the airport as fast as ...
... was in the vicinity of Victoria Station, we decided to limit our afternoon to the Westminster area. We first visited Westminster Chapel, then grabbed a coffee and headed off to spend the rest of our afternoon at Westminster Abbey. We paused outside the abbey to marvel at the view (you can see the London Eye, the Elizabeth Tower, Parliament, and the abbey from a single vantage point) and run across the street to see the Nelson Mandela statue.
... and want to see the city, find out when she's working. She was the best tour guide we could have asked for. An actor on the side, every story was woven with character and entertainment that surpassed even my highest expectations. For a 3 hour tour in the freezing cold, she did a damn good job to keep us all interested. We saw Buckingham Palace, watched the guards for a bit (couldn't get close enough to try and make them laugh though, damn chains in the ...
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center
- Wheelchair accessibility