Travel Blogs from London
... to London. When we did get going, our day consisted of a series of unfortunate events. As we were taking turns in the shower the smoke alarms in the entire building went off. We tried disabling the smoke detectors but couldn't. We tried to turn them off at the electrical box but couldn't. We tried calling the property manager but we were only able to leave a message. We left for a while to go to the grocery store because ...
... in good support), played their part in a very good game. After hanging around to watch Germany v Ghana in a nearby bar, we tried to get a bus back to the main town. Oddly, the bus driver didn't know the route. He ended up asking rubbish collectors and taxi drivers the way back to the centre of town - not sure who decided to employ him!! That night the centre of town went mad; thousands of people partying in ...
... Donna turned on the news to check the weather report. Why? I don't know it's London we're getting rained on. Well, we get more good news. Today is the official opening of parliament, and Queen Elizabeth was giving a speech to parliament. This would kill us getting around, and screw up any sightseeing planned in central London. OK, now what to do since we obviously lost our invitation to ride with the Queen? How about we just go get into the middle ...
... Alexis in London and have one last and final trip together before she returned to France to meet with her family. I flew from Athens into London and Alexis took a train into London from Paris. Who knew that visiting London was considered an international journey even if they're in the E.U? We both went through immigration and border control so many times, had our passports and visas checked and spent lots of time just trying to cross the border! We met at the Liverpool ...
... A Beautiful Mind... was really just uber strange and kind of sad.
Anyway after the meal we went to Brixton market and had some amazing dim sum! Took me back to NZ and it was amazing! I haven't had dim sum since I left home- I will definitely be going back to that place!
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
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