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... a sandwich for tomorrow. June 13: We were up early with the hope of leaving by 8:00 am from Birdlip since we had over 16 miles to go today. We started at just past eight and made it to Paineswick by just after 11:00 am. This portion of the walk took us through woods on muddy tracks. Just before Paineswick, we crested a "beacon" overlooking the village. We also passed the entrance to the Paineswick Rococo Garden. We went into the village, looked around (very picturesque) ...
... scores from Handel, Mozart, and Bach, and lyrics by the Beatles. We also saw the Magna Carta. We were running short on time but we wanted to go to the British Museum, so we walked that direction. We had about a half hour there, but actually that was probably enough. The highlight for us was the Rosetta Stone, which was right inside the first gallery. The museum has a lot of ancient artifacts-- we saw a few rooms of ...
Saturday mid-morning we landed in the Stansted Airport. Zero pounds to my name, not much more than that waiting for me in the ATM, I caught the bus towards the beautiful Regents Park where Em is beyond fortunate to live.
After dropping off our luggage, Em takes me over to Portobello Market, a perfect opportunity to have my first "tube" experience. The advertisements are in English, I can understand what people are saying, AND I ...
... Royal National for a little rest and then off to have supper at a pub for T's last London supper. As we walked around, Trevor decided he would much rather follow our usual pattern of grabbing a few bottles of wine and food from the grocery store. Love the grocery store options over here. Between that, Pret, and Eat, we are happy, well fed folks.
Thursday Miss Krys and I put the lovely Trevor on the subway ...
... across the road, with flashing orange beacons at the sidewalks. Drivers are meant to stop for all pedestrians in zebra crossings. If you are a Beatles fan, you will of course know the famous zebra crossing on Abbey Road where they took the album cover photo. When I lived in London I walked by that zebra crossing multiple times a week, and one time even saw Sir Paul McCartney (before he was knighted) driving a brown Rolls Royce down the road towards me. I was in ...
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