Monthly Archives: November 2013

London 2013: The Views from Greenwich Park

Greenwich Park is London’s oldest enclosed park (established in 1443) and most 0f the places that collectively are called Maritime Greenwich are within its boundaries. After visiting the National Maritime Museum we walked past Nelson’s Ship in a Bottle and … Continue reading

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London 2013: The National Maritime Museum

From the Cutty Sark we walked up King William Walk past one of the entrances to the Old  Royal Naval College and turned left on Romney Road and soon reached our next stop: the National Maritime Museum, considered by many … Continue reading

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London 2013: Cutty Sark

Our Irish cousins flew over from Belfast on Monday, September 30th,  and we spent the day hanging out at our hotels and at various eating establishments between our two hotels at the Westfield Centre. Then on Tuesday we decided to … Continue reading

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London 2013: Our West End Walk

After visiting Covent Garden on our only Sunday in London we continued on our West End Walk, faithfully following the tour suggested by Rick Steves in his Pocket London Guide. The West End of London is really central London. Our … Continue reading

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London 2013: Covent Garden

On Sunday, September 29th,  we took the Tube to Leicester Square, the starting point for Rick Steves’ West End Walk. Leicester Square is famous for its movie theatres and film premieres. One of the three theatres on the square, The … Continue reading

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London 2013: More photos of Brick Lane

Here are some more photos from the stroll I took down Brick Lane in September: On our next day in London we visited Covent Garden at the beginning of our West End Walk. That will be the subject of my … Continue reading

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London 2013: Brick Lane

A couple of weeks ago in my posting on Ian McEwan’s Neighborhood I mentioned Emily Luxton’s blog. Emily is a British travel writer who travels all over but is stationed in London’s East End. I visited her blog a few … Continue reading

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