Monthly Archives: February 2014

London 2013: From Stonehenge to the Isle of Avalon

It took an hour an a half to get to Stonehenge from London and after our 45 minute stay there we drove for another hour and a half to our next stop — Glastonbury Tor,  a high hill crowned with … Continue reading

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London 2013: Our Bus Trip to Stonehenge

We saw the sunrise only once during our London stay. That was the day (Friday, September 27th) we took a long, long ride on a mini-bus to Stonehenge and a few other places in southwest England. We were told to … Continue reading

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London 2013: Trafalgar Square

Our final destination on our walk from Brompton Road in Knightsbridge to Buckingham Palace and The Mall was Trafalgar Square, a popular tourist attraction (rated # 124 out of 1016 attractions in London by Tripadvisor) in the heart of London. … Continue reading

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London 2013: The Mall

The Mall is a tree-lined road, straight as can be, that connects Buckingham Palace with Trafalgar Square. It is exactly 0.5 nautical miles between the Victoria Memorial and the Admiralty Arch (Trafalgar Square is on the other side of the … Continue reading

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London 2013: Brompton Road to Buckingham Palace

After our Harrods visit we had lunch at a nearby pub (the Bunch of Grapes), visited the church of the Immaculate Heart of Mary down Brompton Road a couple of blocks from Harrods and then turned around and walked all … Continue reading

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London 2013: Harrods is a Zoo!

We couldn’t spend two weeks in London without shopping at least once at Harrods, Europe’s largest department store. So one day we took the Tube to Knightsbridge Station and walked down Brompton Road a couple of blocks and entered the … Continue reading

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London 2013: More from the Tate Modern

Here are some more photos from our visit to the Tate Modern with our Irish cousins last October: After our Tate Modern visit we had a nice lunch at The Founders Arms Pub and Restaurant nearby. Then we walked across … Continue reading

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