Travel Blogs from London
... a long lunch & glass of wine in Convent Garden but again we were pressed for time, we ended up at Byron - Proper Hamburgers (he did always joke about dates to Mcdonalds) not sure if this is typical British or American but we shared a burger & it was tasty. Now back to the important stuff... Lyceum Theatre...The Lion King... I cannot put into words how amazing this show is/was and I had to pinch myself - we're in London watching ...
... a photo of the many cranes
standing over the massive amount of building going on in London.
The trip on the river was great, got great photos of
Tower Bridge and lots of photos showing the huge number of flats in London. The
population of London is nearly eight and a half million, (which is just over
half the population of Istanbul). So ...
After a beautiful 12 hours of sleep - we got right back after it today! The rest was much needed and the jet lag has just about completely gone away. The fact that every muscle in my body hurts - I feel like that will never go away.
So a beautiful hotel restaurant breakfast, with more french butter - I wish I could smuggle some home - we hit the streets in search of the tube.
"The tube ...
... choice but to keep in touch with her for ever!!
On our way up to Scotland we had a short stopover in York. Shane and I were there 12yrs ago and remember it being such a beautiful city, surrounded with the old wall. We weren't disappointed. We managed to fit in a visit to the Jovic Centre which shows the history of the Vikings. Something Jessi is very interested in. Then to The Lake District.
Onwards to Scotland...do you think it might be a little warmer??
... our way back to waterloo. We walked from waterloo down to the waterfront area. London has tons of acts out on the streets that actually have to audition in order to get those spots. One act we came across was a man doing these crazy stunts. He had a little helper from the crowd, James, the cutest little british boy. When he was finished his performance, he asked for tips and the amount of people that came forward was astounding! We continued to walk along the waterfront ...