The Portland Hotel
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... in to the Solent Sky Aviation museum, reccomended by Chloe and Helen from Southampton airport, and it was fantastic. Full of the flying boat history of the Southampton Water, many of the pleasure and warships of the sky were built right there. The highlight was seeing the Saunders Roe jet powered flying boat, an awesome beast of a plane. Also, the Supermarine S6, Schneider trophy winner, from which the ...
... as well as Donkey in Shrek, among other things.
It was nice to have a talk with someone who stays true to his christian values, who is actually making a living do this business. It was also great that he is was around our age.
After the talk, Geordie, Jesse, Em and I headed to Covet Gardens Market which is near the Theatre Royal, Drury Lane. We headed out to go get some supper at Bella Italia.
After lunch, we had a ...
Today I went through a Christmassy Covent Garden for the last time. The happy joyous wintery time is over...it's just cold now.
I went and said hello to my friend Sky. She has been working at the mulled wine stand there for over a month now, which now gives a location to add to all the times I've mentioned mulled wine. Here.
Well that's it, our holiday is now over :(
An early start (5am), suitcases downstairs, quick cuppa and lots of good byes and we were off. A drive to the airport to drop off our hire car, find a couple of trolleys for all our cases then off to find our terminal to check in.
The plane ride was ok, landed in London, ...
... and very detailed; at the top were four hanging pearls, two of which belonged to Queen Elizabeth I, which she wore as earrings. The queens coronation gown was also on display. Other things in the collection were communion plates and wine basins, all gold encrusted, sceptres dated back to the 1600s and rings worn by the royalty, as well as Queen Victorias widow crown that she wore to her husbands funeral. After the Crown Jewels we ...