Travel Blogs from Harlow
So I haven't even really started my Assisi blog, I'm half way through my Spain trip, and I am writing about London…Crazy crazy.
So, London. We flew on Ryan air out of Salzburg. Scott and I started the trip by meeting up with
the parents and some of the students in the Beer Hall on Thursday night and hung out, drank beer with Fr. …
... know Frere Jacques and Alouette) and then practice saying hello or counting in a few different languages. Finally, I was to give each child a chance to practice an activity that helps them to control their body movement. The teacher rings a bell, and as long as the bell is being rung, the child does whatever movement you've assigned them (hopping, standing on tippy toes, etc.). When the bell stops ringing, they have to stop doing ...
... old boy in rain boots, rain pants, raincoat, and rain hat ... stomping gleefully in the fountains. That cheered me up considerably.
I walked towards where I thought they were, and Carrie walked towards where she thought I was; I kept my eye out for a green jacket and blond hair. We found each other and headed towards the Sussex, where Leslie was protecting three seats. Thus began the pub hopping section of our day!
(to be continued)
... Our London itinerary:
Tuesday - walk through Kensington Gardens, Hyde Park, and Green Park; joined a walking tour for a couple of hours; joined an open top bus tour for a couple of hours; then walked around the city for a while.
QI fact: Green Park is so called because it has no flower beds. Charles II used to tell his wife he was going to smell the flowers in the park, but that's not really what he was smelling. His wife found out what he was really up to ...
... of Parliament / Big Ben (which, according to my watch, was 2 mins fast. GET YOUR ACT TOGETHER, PARLIAMENT)
Tower of London
St.Pauls Cathedral inc. Crypts
Some cathedral I've quite forgotten the name of
And quite possibly every tube station in existence
Examine that list. Drink it ...