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... we paid but it was a bargain.
Deb was last in London aged 16 where she fell in love and didn't want to come home to Australia
(she did )
We had no specific must do list but we managed to see a lot on the four days there where we only had one rainy day, shame it was on the day where we had climbed the 300 odd winding stairs up to the top of St Paul's Cathedral ...
... Park which was exactly as the name suggests...a park that stretches for kilometres with green lush grass. We then walked through one of the parks which seems to be dotted around everywhere. We saw a squirrel and it came up to us and Beth was able to feed it. I also got my picture taken with a London phone box. A must for all tourists. Getting around is pretty easy. There is heaps of public transport and it's not too expensive but ...
... bought tickets to go inside. It definitely lived up to my expectations- we were able to see the famous White Castle, the beautiful Crown Jewels, the Bloody Tower, and many other things. The Crown Jewels were breathtaking! I wish we were allowed to take pictures- there was one diamond in there that was 513 carats!!! It's the largest diamond ...
It feels awfully strange to say
that I have officially arrived in England, home of the Queen, William
Shakespeare and Harry Potter (plus more). As I reflect upon the past couple of
days it seems somewhat fictional, leaving Tasmania held mixed emotions, it was
the beginning of an adventure, but also the end of eighteen years having a
safety net right there. As we said goodbye to our home it felt surreal until we
I'm going to let Norma do the major "Harry Potter" on Facebook. After all she took 230 photographs during our three hours there. That's a record for us. (My record is the 146 I took at Bletchley, more on that in a future post.) Mostly we take 50 or so per attraction (apiece).
First a little background: In the history of "family stories" I’m notorious for having slept through most of the first Harry ...