The Gallery Hotel
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... a couple from Seattle and again we caught up on some news from the states. Otherwise there is very little US news on the local telly.
After a bit of mandatory souvenir looking (not buying), we walked the grounds where we saw the "oldest maintained garden in England" and the Abbey museum. We then went back inside for the Evensong service where our morning ...
... Not only were there no encounters with rats or the cracked-out degenerates common to American subway systems, the rails themselves looked as if you could have eaten off of them. The city's government even holds tryouts for the street performers who entertain travelers getting off and on the train! That would explain the blind man who filled an entire station with the whistle of a songbird. Londonians are noticeably proud of their heritage, culture, and ...
Saturday, April, 19, 2014
Today was going to be another busy day. We woke up at eight O'clock and got on the road quickly. We walked to the British museum. The museum is like the Rom in Canada. Except way better. We saw the Egyptian exhibit her was so many cool things to see and lots of cool artifacts. After about two hours in the ...
... same name was filmed. Andrew was convinced that an actor from the movie was walking down the street just in front of us; I think he got a little bit of star dust in his eye! (Andrew says it was definitely Rhys Ifans...) We wandered down Portobello Road, a famous market street with beautiful buildings, stopping and admiring antiques, hats and other odds and ends and anything else that took our fancy. A lovely candle wick cutter took my fancy - small, lightweight, and ...
... and Kew Palace. I checked on the London Transport website to find out if and how we could get there as service is very limited for the remainder of the year. They take this time to repair rail lines. No problem, we could take the tube nearly there, and then catch a bus for the remainder of the journey. So out we went. Brrr, it was really chilly with a brisk breeze. Oh well, the walking would help keep us warm. We headed towards the far south end of ...
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TravelPod Member ReviewsThe Gallery Hotel London
Decor and food delicious. Very clean and good service. Near to supermarkets and tube station and Victoria and Albert Museum. Very convenient.
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