BEST WESTERN The Cromwell
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Day 1- We arrived at Kings cross Station and managed to use the tube to get to our hotel at Gloucester Road. We were greeted by the staff at The Cromwell and up to room 410 we went. After unpacking a little we decided to head out for dinner and chance to get familiar with our surroundings.
Day 2- Purchased our BIG Bus Hop-on Hop-off two …
... the bloody palace..."
Across the road was St James Park, and just across from there is the stables for the horse guard, which we just caught. I'm sure you've all seen the pictures, marching, horses, bands... well in person, at 5'6'' and surrounded by American tourists all holding iPads over their heads to take photos, I didn't get to see a lot. Good band though. Great beat, but you can't dance to it.
A little more sight seeing around the palace parks (Very pretty, ...
... We ended up at Garfunkel's for yet another traditional English breakfast. Alyssa stuck with her safe pancakes, as usual. :) After breakfast we hopped on the train to Windsor Castle and spent the better part of the day wandering the halls of that massive place. I could have spent all day in the town surrounding the castle... the shops and bakeries were so nice! We started with the changing of the guards and I cannot believe the ...
... Market, an outdoor market with lots of stalls featuring food, jewellery, clothing, a little bit of everything. (We will definitely need to go back another weekend to fully explore everything that Greenwich has to offer. We didn’t make it up the hill to view the Prime Meridian or view the Greenwich Maritime Museum or climb aboard the Cutty Sark ship.)
From Greenwich, it is a short train ride to Woolwich Arsenal, which is where Sarah ...
... kids were hoisted on shoulders for a few minutes, meaning I've now lost an inch in height...they're not as light as I last recall!
To continue the whole historic thing, we wandered down The Mall toward Trafalgar Square to find a place for lunch. The sore feet kicked in along here, changing the walk into more of a trudge for the female feet in the party. Objective was then to find somewhere to park asap, so we found a nice little spot up a sidestreet with ...
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