Kempsford House Hotel
Travel Blogs from Harrow
... time to see how residents of this intriguing city spend their leisure time.
I also met some really nice Filipinos on my travels who were genuine and generous and I will not forget them in a hurry.
This has been my fist series of blogs and I hope anyone reading it has been inspired to make time to travel and experience people and places that will enrich your journey through life.
I'll try to catch up today with quick summaries of the past 3 days.
Sunday: We ventured out on our first full day on London. We went to Mass at Westminster Cathedral (not to be confused with Westminster Abbey which we're visiting Wednesday). It was a beautifully sung Mass in a beautiful setting. The cathedral was started in 1895, just a few years after the Catholic hierarchy was allowed to be ...
... and corrected the poor lad and told him the correct terminology: silks.
After that little episode. I sat back and watched the opening of Alegria.
You know those moments when you suddenly realise that the routine you have seen on YouTube is in the show you are about to watch? No..ok just me.
Well I had so many of those moments. Trapeze! Power ...
... but eventually found them. Madame Tussaud's was well worth the journey to to say the least. There were some of the most lifelike wax figures there and I may have mistaken them for people more than once. Buckingham Palace was...plain. After everything I've seen, it's gates and statues out front were more detailed than the palace itself. Needless to say, I was still in awe because of its significance, and the people that it houses inside. Big Ben ...
... but we have at least ""been there done that" (just for you, Tracey!)
We journeyed back and went to The Spice of India Restaurant a couple of streets away fro the hotel for dinner. Again, great food and only 30 pounds for the meal ( add on a bit for the wine) . Things seem to be more affordable here at the present!
Our first day in London, two must dos are ticked off. Tomorrow morning we plan to visit Lords Cricket Ground for a tour.