Travel Blogs from London
... a family of strong ladies. In particular, Serena, Kerry, Ariadna, Angela, Natalie, Amy, Tara, Claire, Ewa, Meanca and Miwa, Artemis, Alicja (sorry if I missed anyone). I will miss their energy dearly.
Anyways, I now had a purpose again. I had a stable teaching position, and activities to do, and I often found myself saying, I have dance tonight :)
I also met Gunita and Eka, at a different meetup, and gained 2 new dancing/clubbing buddies! If I get back here in ...
... D Day weekend) cause they had speakers who actually served on the ship during the war and were going to fire their 4 inch canons. But besides that, this was an amazing experience! You pretty much had free reign to just explore the ship including its engine room, boiler room and machinery rooms. They had also rebuilt a lot of the rooms with props etc so that you could see ...
... 20 minutes and just before we got to Central London an announcement came over the speaker notifying us of a strike that would affect our ability to get to our hotel located on the Westminster Bridge. IN FACT.....this would effect our entire trip. With only one night and limited time to see things (let alone the conversion rate of Dollars to Pounds) we were planning to use the subways extensively over the next 12 hours and now had to adjust ...
... in Ghandruk went like this:
6:30/7:00 breakfast (depending on the work each day)
7:00/7:30 work starts. This could be anything from setting up camera traps on top of our mountain, garbage picking in different sections of the village, doing presentations to locals to teach them about the importance of conservation of the environment, butterfly catching, bird/mammal/butterfly/bee surveys, greenhouse-building, plastic bottle ...
... on the other side of the Chapel.
But the truly jaw-dropping part of the Abbey was the Lady Chapel built by Henry VII for his and his wife's burial. The ceiling is fan-vaulted and carved out of what looks like ivory but what is really beautiful white stone in a late Gothic style... which doesn't mean anything to me except that I knew it was magnificent. As we were leaving the chamber I told Lindsay it looked like it had been carved out of White Chocolate ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking