Royal Oak Hotel
Travel Blogs from Sevenoaks
... get it as light as possible - hopefully not more than 8kg. That is well below the recommended 10% of my body weight. It's not all that difficult to cut down on things, but then there is always the 1 - 1.5 kg of water that has to be factored in. That does fortunately get less during the day and as one gets more tired..
Bye for now
... br> Our final night in London was spent at the greatest opera house in Enlgand. At the Royal Opera House we saw the Nutcracker. It was my first time seeing a ballet and I was not disappointed. We had standing seats on the left so we couldn't see the entire stage,but what we did see was magnificent. I highly recommend seeing this ballet. The theatre was mesmerizing. Even people who had seen the ballet before said this was by far the best. It was a wonderful way to end the stay.
Well all. As you know DCD and I are in Edinburgh atm but I'm catching up with my blogging.
We left Paris and went via London (well actually St Pancras and King Cross stations) to then catch our train to Edinburgh.
As we had a few hours to spare, I decided to visit the BnB I stayed at in Kew Gardens to say hello to Frances and to collect my large suitcase which she was so kind to ...
... we walked through we were able to walk the street of diagon alley, see all the robes of the characters, and at the very end we saw the model of Hogwarts. The huge model took them 4 months to make, and it was absolutely incredible! At the end of the tour we went into the gift shop and I could have easily purchased the entire shop! I ended up buying the elders wand and a map used in the 2nd or 3rd film. At the end of the tour bro told me that he ...
... and Melissa. It was really cool to see the history of the Underground, how they started building it over 150 years ago. Kind of blows my mind to think they already had trains running in the tube in the 1860's!
Yesterday was yet another museum day, this time the Victoria and Albert museum which has a little bit of everything and was really grand and beautiful just as a building. Not to mention all of the wonderful exhibits it had.
Today was maybe ...